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Import Names from Excel to create new Folders XP

  • Excel
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
March 8, 2010 2:52:50 PM

I have exported a chart of accounts to an Excel spread sheet. I wanted to create a unique folder based on each line item in excel. Is it possible to export each line from excel to create a unique folder with that name?

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March 8, 2010 9:42:53 PM

Let me answer my own question for the community:

Set up columns before and after the names list. In column before place like so:
@, (Name),@
Then save as an all files CVS
Open the file in Notepad.
Do find replace @, with md(space)
Then do find/replace .@ with". End result is for your file to look like such:
md "(name)"
Save this file as file.bat in C:\Test
Hit windows r to open the run command
Type CMD (cmd)
In Dos window type cd \test (enter)
type file (enter)

Viola four hundred or four thousand made