Truncate a Vector

Vector Truncation

Vector Truncation


Welcome to Truncate a Vector, a convenient tool for truncating vectors to a desired length. Whether you’re working with vectors in mathematics, physics, or any other field, Vector Truncation simplifies the process of reducing the dimensionality of your vectors to meet specific requirements.

Steps to Use:

  1. Input Vector: Enter the vector elements separated by commas in the input field.
  2. Set Desired Length: Specify the desired length to which you want to truncate the vector.
  3. Truncate: Click the “Truncate Vector” button to perform the truncation operation.
  4. View Result: The truncated vector will be displayed below the form.


Vector Truncation takes a vector input and a desired length as parameters. It then truncates the vector to the specified length, discarding any excess elements beyond the desired length.


  • Precision: Allows precise control over the length of vectors, ensuring they match specific dimensional requirements.
  • Efficiency: Streamlines the process of vector manipulation, saving time and effort in manual truncation.
  • Versatility: Applicable across various disciplines and scenarios where vector dimensionality adjustment is necessary.
  • Ease of Use: Simple interface with intuitive input fields, making it accessible to users with varying levels of technical expertise.


  1. Can I truncate vectors of any length? Yes, Vector Truncation supports truncating vectors to any specified length, including shorter or equal lengths to the original vector.
  2. What happens if the desired length is longer than the original vector? If the desired length exceeds the length of the original vector, the truncated vector will contain all elements of the original vector without any changes.
  3. Can I use this tool for vectors with non-numeric elements? Vector Truncation is designed for numeric vectors. Non-numeric elements may not produce the desired results.
  4. Is there a limit to the size of the vector I can truncate? Vector Truncation can handle vectors of any size, limited only by the available memory and computational resources of your device.
  5. Can I truncate vectors in-place, without creating a new vector? The current implementation of Vector Truncation creates a new truncated vector. In-place truncation would require modifying the original vector, which is not supported in this version.