#### Repeating cell-contents

```A1     contains "Smith"
A53    contains "Jones"
A459   contains "Smith"
A1072  contains "Peterson"
A23405 contains "Smith"
A45234 contains "Samantha"

What formula can I use to put:

"Smith" in B1 thru B52
blanks  in B53 thru B458
"Smith" in B459 thru B1071
blanks  in A1072 thru B23404
"Smith" in A23405 thru B45233
blanks  in A45234 thru A65536

Thanks,

Gary
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```Hi Gary
try the following:
In B1 enter
=A1
in B2 enter
=IF(A2="",B1,IF(B1="",A2,""))
and copy down

HTH
Frank

Gary wrote:
> A1     contains "Smith"
> A53    contains "Jones"
> A459   contains "Smith"
> A1072  contains "Peterson"
> A23405 contains "Smith"
> A45234 contains "Samantha"
>
> What formula can I use to put:
>
> "Smith" in B1 thru B52
> blanks  in B53 thru B458
> "Smith" in B459 thru B1071
> blanks  in A1072 thru B23404
> "Smith" in A23405 thru B45233
> blanks  in A45234 thru A65536
>
>               Thanks,
>
>               Gary

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
2/7/2004 5:45:30 PM

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