# divide string equaly

I am pulling data from db and a lenght max is 5000. I need to put in it Excel but each line need to be 1200 only. I can write to Excel, no problem.
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Commented:
Try this

Dim i as integer
Dim MyNewStr As String
For i = 0 to MyStr.Length - 1 Step 1200
MyNewStr &= MyStr.SubString(i, 1200) & vbcrlf
Next
MyNewStr &= MyStr.Substring(i, MyStr.Length - i)

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High School Computer Science, Computer Applications, and Mathematics TeachersCommented:
You could also do something like:

Dim BlockString As String = BreakString(DatabaseString, 1200)

With:
``````Private Function BreakString(ByVal str As String, ByVal breakEvery As Integer) As String
Dim sb As New System.Text.StringBuilder(str)
Dim startAt As Integer = str.Length \ breakEvery ' <-- Integer division
For i As Integer = startAt To 1 Step -1
sb.Insert(i * breakEvery, vbCrLf)
Next
Return sb.ToString
End Function
``````
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