Filling a range in Excel


In an excel file, I have data arranged as seen in the attached file.  I need to fill the value in Column A down to match where column B is populated until a new value occurs in Column A.  Then I need to use the next value in Column A and continue down until there's another new value in A.

In the attached, I'd fill "Air/Auto DC to AC Adapter" from Column A down from row 3 to row 18, then fill "Air/Auto DC to AC Inverter" from row 20 until another value is present.

Can someone point me in the right direction?



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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Select column A, press f5, then the Special... button, select Blanks from the options and press OK. Then press = followed by the up arrow, then Ctrl+Enter

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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Without VBA:

Select the entire data

Goto Data > Filter

Filter the column A to blanks only

if the first cell displayed is A3 the type this formula in it

and copy it down to the end of the list

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