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Here's a neat little trick:
You can use the
overflow CSS properties to deal with long strings that break your UI.
Check it out:
And it is way more flexible because it adapts to the container's width.
And that's it! There ain't much more to it, really. This is a neat little trick in its purest form, a small piece of webdev wisdom fit to a small specific problem.
text-overflow has been around for a while so I'd say that even the Nintendo DS Browser supports this property. 😄
Does anybody know who's the creator of that classic CSS IS AWESOME logo? I've seen it in mugs and stickers everywhere but couldn't track the creator to give them credit.
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