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WrapText ( text ; width )

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Andy Smith, UoB

Wraps a text string to a maximum line width (number of characters)

Sample Input:
WrapText ( "Some moderately long sentence that needs to be wrapped to a shorter line width" ; 10 )

Sample Output:
long sentence
that needs to
be wrapped to
a shorter
line width

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I needed to wrap the output of a templated html email to a maximum line length, so I came up with this.

In short it wraps any lines longer than a certain width, breaking at space characters. Be aware that words longer than the specified width will break across lines.

I intend to add some test shortly. Please let me know if you come across any issues.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


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