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    I am looking to reduce the character limit in "Recent Articles" widget - I have done it before with FilmmakerForum but for some reason I cannot remember where it is. I am currently running 4.2.2 - surely I must be just missing the option...?

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    AdminCP > Settings > Options > Content Management > Default Preview Length

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    • #3
      Thanks for the fast reply Lynne, it means alot! For some reason that is also effecting my article preview, so I attempted a linebreak then that effected my widget's preview text for that article. As seen here, I can have a linebreak for article preview and not effect recent articles.
      So recap, filmmakerforum is working just fine, but my test site I am working on is not.


      • #4
        Is this a 4.2.2 issue?


        • #5
          It seems like the preview length is used in several places for several previews- my guess is why it isn't showing up on some articles is the cache needs to be cleared to see it take effect.


          widgetinstance 262 (Related Topics) skipped due to lack of content & hide_module_if_empty option.