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Finding the Parent Folder in Excel

To find the parent folder in Excel, first open the file explorer. Then, locate the file or folder you want to find the parent folder of. Right-click on the file or folder and select "Properties" from the drop-down menu. In the Properties window, select the "Location" tab. The file path will be listed under "Target." The parent folder will be the folder that is listed before the final slash in the file path.

For example, if the file path is "C:\Users\username\Documents\myfile.xlsx," then the parent folder is "C:\Users\username\Documents."

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