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To truncate text, use the class u-truncate.

When applied to a parent container, it will truncate any elements placed inside, so long as the parent's width is set. When applied to individual elements within a parent, e.g. a table cell, only those elements will be truncated.

Note: u-truncate will affect any tooltips placed inside.


To import just this utility into your project, copy the snippet below and include it in your main Sass file.

// import Vanilla and include base mixins
// this only needs to happen once in a given project
@import 'vanilla-framework';
@include vf-base;

@include vf-u-truncate;

For more information see Customising Vanilla in your projects, which includes overrides and importing instructions.