Function to shorten column

I need a function that will make a column in my table from 29 words to 25 words another words shorten it from 29 words to 25 words.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
you have to specify what you understand by "words".
For the others, the database is MySQL 5 (as from previous post)...

thenoneAuthor Commented:
my mistake all of the words are seperated with a space.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
the following code should work "more or less", not tested

dim rs as adodb.recordset
dim f () as string

set rs = new adodb.recordset 'select * from yourtable'

while not rs.eof
  f = split( rs.field("words_column").value, " ")
  redim preserve f ( 0 to 24 ) as string
  rs.field("words_column").value = rtrim( join ( f, " "))


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thenoneAuthor Commented:
Yeah that should work a little sloppy but I only need it to run one time thanks angel
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