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ColumnWrap ( Text ; StartRow ; NofRows )

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Martin D. Brunner, Zurich Financial Services

Non recursive custom function for colum break after a certain amount of linebreaks

Sample Input:
Wrapped text with linebreaks at each end of line:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit
amet, consectetuer
adipiscing elit, sed
diam nonummy nibh
euismod tincidunt ut
laoreet dolore magna
aliquam erat volutpat.
Sample Output:
Text split into colums of specifyed number of rows.

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Non recursive custom function for colum break after a certain amount of linebreaks.

I needed this functionality to break text that is in one field into multiple colums on apage (i.e. 3 colums, each 52 lines high).

Requires the text to be formated with line breaks, for example with the CF "LineWrap" that can be found on

Martin D. Brunner,

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Try the MiddleValues() function.

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April 03, 2009 11:50pm

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