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    If I had

    $this = "Testing Testing 123";

    and i wanted to get the first 4 chars from it, what function do I use? I remember there is a function somewhere that does this, can't find it though.

    Michael Bray http://www.webhostarea.com

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    $first4 = substr($this,0,4);

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