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Truncate the supplied string to be no more than the specified length.
        
import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.regex.Matcher;
import java.util.regex.Pattern;

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/**
 * Utilities for string processing and manipulation.
 */
public class StringUtil {



  /**
   * Truncate the supplied string to be no more than the specified length. This method returns an empty string if the supplied
   * object is null.
   
   @param obj the object from which the string is to be obtained using {@link Object#toString()}.
   @param maxLength the maximum length of the string being returned
   @return the supplied string if no longer than the maximum length, or the supplied string truncated to be no longer than the
   *         maximum length (including the suffix)
   @throws IllegalArgumentException if the maximum length is negative
   */
  public static String truncateObject obj,
                                 int maxLength ) {
      return truncate(obj, maxLength, null);
  }

  /**
   * Truncate the supplied string to be no more than the specified length. This method returns an empty string if the supplied
   * object is null.
   
   @param obj the object from which the string is to be obtained using {@link Object#toString()}.
   @param maxLength the maximum length of the string being returned
   @param suffix the suffix that should be added to the content if the string must be truncated, or null if the default suffix
   *        of "..." should be used
   @return the supplied string if no longer than the maximum length, or the supplied string truncated to be no longer than the
   *         maximum length (including the suffix)
   @throws IllegalArgumentException if the maximum length is negative
   */
  public static String truncateObject obj,
                                 int maxLength,
                                 String suffix ) {
      if (obj == null || maxLength == 0) {
          return "";
      }
      String str = obj.toString();
      if (str.length() <= maxLengthreturn str;
      if (suffix == nullsuffix = "...";
      int maxNumChars = maxLength - suffix.length();
      if (maxNumChars < 0) {
          // Then the max length is actually shorter than the suffix ...
          str = suffix.substring(0, maxLength);
      else if (str.length() > maxNumChars) {
          str = str.substring(0, maxNumChars+ suffix;
      }
      return str;
  }
}

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
  
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