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Old 27/01/2016, 07:19 PM   #1
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Hi there.

For the past hours I have been having some issues with SendClientMessage. The problem is that the text cuts off after 144 letters or something like that. It's like if I use /say and long text here then SendClientMessage will return only a half text for example. Any way to fix this? Thank you.
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Old 27/01/2016, 07:20 PM   #2
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new string[256];
format(string,sizeof(string)," Your long message here");
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Old 27/01/2016, 07:24 PM   #3
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You should also take a look at the server property limits.
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Old 27/01/2016, 07:49 PM   #4
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You gotta split the text as there's a limit to the amount of chars in the client.

Here's a function for it.

#define EX_SPLITLENGTH 118

stock SendSplitMessage(playerid, color,final[])
    new buffer[EX_SPLITLENGTH+10];
    new len = strlen(final);
        new times = (len/EX_SPLITLENGTH);
        for(new i = 0; i < times+1; i++)
            strdel(buffer, 0, EX_SPLITLENGTH+5);
                strmid(buffer, final, EX_SPLITLENGTH*i, EX_SPLITLENGTH*(i+1));
                	format(buffer, sizeof(buffer), "%s ...", buffer);
				    format(buffer, sizeof(buffer), "... %s ...", buffer);
                strmid(buffer, final, EX_SPLITLENGTH*i, len);
				format(buffer, sizeof(buffer), "... %s", buffer);
            SendClientMessage(playerid, color, buffer);
        SendClientMessage(playerid, color, final);
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