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I want to create a comma separated list of categories to which an entry belongs, but without the trailing slash on the last element... can't work out how to remove it!

{% for category in entry.mediaType %}
    <b>{{ category.title }}</b>,
{% endfor %}

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There is a special tag inside for loops you can use for this

{% for category in entry.mediaType %}
    <b>{{ category.title }}</b>,
    {% if loop.last %}
        <b>{{ category.title }}</b>
    {% endif %}
{% endfor %}

Full list here

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  • Awesome, I could not find this anywhere in the Craft docs, thank you! Oct 3, 2014 at 16:31
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    You didn't find it in the Craft docs because it's a native Twig variable.
    – Lindsey D
    Oct 3, 2014 at 17:10
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    Is there an advantage to this vs wrapping the "," in a {% if not loop.last %}? Oct 4, 2014 at 3:57
  • Personal preference.
    – jnowland
    Oct 4, 2014 at 4:12
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While your conditional is complete personally preference I would do the following as I find it slightly easier to read. Note the use of the {%- if -%} to trim whitespace:

{% for category in entry.mediaType %}
    <b>{{ category.title }}</b>
    {%- if not loop.last -%}
      ,
    {% endif %}
{% endfor %}
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    To clean it up even further: {{ not loop.last ? "," }}
    – Lindsey D
    Oct 4, 2014 at 5:18
  • @LindseyD Your suggestion seems very neat but why do I get unexpected char '?' ?
    – Pranasas
    Nov 7, 2017 at 9:30
  • @Pranasas I don’t know. I suggest starting a new thread, since this one is over 3 years old. Feel free to link back to this thread (or answer) for reference.
    – Lindsey D
    Nov 7, 2017 at 14:16
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{% for category in entry.mediaType %}
    <b>{{ category.title }}</b>{{ "," if not loop.last }}
{% endfor %}

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