Truncating text using only CSS

Here's how you can truncate text using only CSS. It works in IE 6+, Safari 4+, Firefox 7+, Opera 11+ and Chrome 10+:
.link_truncated {
    text-overflow: ellipsis;
    display: inline-block;
    width: 275px;
    white-space: nowrap;
    overflow: hidden;
    vertical-align: top;
}

How it looks like when rendered:

Truncating text with CSS only

30. Nov 2011 Code · Code improvement
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