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Anybody know a way of limiting the number of characters in a textarea short of making an error page with php?

I'm in your forums, writing sentences in a grammatically acceptable manner.
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Using Javascript an option?
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Well you could just take let's say the first 50 characters by doing something like this:

$newString = substr($_POST['textarea'], 0, 50);

But if you want it to be interactive then I would use javascript.
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