Is there a way in autocad (or even and external program) to create multiple duplicate drawings with different file names?

by Dan S
(Minnesota)

So let me elaborate, I have a project that consists of 11 sheets. These projects are going to be the same through out many mile posts, so bacicly I just need the same project 150 times but the drawing numbers and mile posts need to be different (The drawing numbers have to be different on every sheet, and the mile posts have to be different on every project). So I created in the title block an attribute that lists the file name as the drawing number. Now I am about to "save as" the projects sheets 150 times to give them new drawing numbers. So Im asking if there is a way to have autocad, or and external program, create new projects duplicate the sheets and give the project and the sheets all new file names. To make things more complicated, the project and file names are given to me in an excel sheet so that cant be random. Thanks for your time.

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