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string-length

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

String#length erroneously counts astral symbols as two characters.

Install

$ npm install string-length

Usage

import stringLength from 'string-length';

'🐴'.length;
//=> 2

stringLength('🐴');
//=> 1

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

API

stringLength(string, options?)

options

Type: object

countAnsiEscapeCodes

Type: boolean
Default: false

Whether ANSI escape codes should be counted. They are ignored by default.

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