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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. http://www.filmmakerforum.org/content/
      So recap, filmmakerforum is working just fine, but my test site I am working on is not.
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      www.digidistribution.com

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      • #4
        Is this a 4.2.2 issue?
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        www.digidistribution.com

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        • #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.

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