Get the real length of a string - by correctly counting astral symbols and ignoring ansi escape codes
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Get the real length of a string - by correctly counting astral symbols and ignoring ansi escape codes

String#length errornously counts astral symbols as two characters.

Install

$ npm install string-length

Usage

const stringLength = require('string-length');

'🐴'.length;
//=> 2

stringLength('🐴');
//=> 1

stringLength('\u001B[1municorn\u001B[22m');
//=> 7

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MIT © Sindre Sorhus