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I have some very tedious work to do in Excel:

table looks like following:
DepID name function
S1 a YY
S1 b XX
S1 c ww
S2 d oo
S3 e ii
S3 f ll
S4 t mm
. . . . . .. . . .
. . . . . .. . . .
. . . . . .. . . .

S7999 u ee
S7999 w aa

My task is to create new folders for each department according to DepID, which means if there are 7999 departments, I have to create 7999 folders, any VBA code can do this?

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