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How do you show only the first 'X' amount of records from a related set on the web using filemaker API PHP?

I have 20 records in the related set, however I only want to display the last 5 records. On my filemaker web layout the related set portal is set to view only 5, with scroll bar inactive.

Currently the web outputs all 20 records in the related set.
Using function: 
 
$relatedset = $xxx->getRelatedSet("TABLE");
 
<? foreach ($relatedset as $record) {
 
echo $record->getField("TABLE::name_item");
 
} ?>

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by:lesouef
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break the loop when you reach 5 records?
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by:sam_thwaites
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I'm not sure how to break a loop, can u please show me some example code. Thanks lesouef
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you need to count the records for instance:

$count = 0 ;
<? foreach ($relatedset as $record) {
 echo $record->getField("TABLE::name_item");
      $count++ ;
      if ($count == 5) break ;
} ?>
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