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if formula to copy down values. .based on column b into column a

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Hi Experts excel 2007

Need a formula to copy the values down in column a based on column b...so

column A.            Column B
abc.                         Abc
abc.                        Blank
abc.                        Blank
cde.                       Cde
Cde.                        Blank
cde.                       Cde
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=IF(B2="",A1,B2)

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Thanks matt for the feedback.
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I thought I had put a line explaining what to do. Put my above formula into A2, and carry down. When there is a value in B, it takes that value, otherwise it copies whatever is above it. After copying down, copy and paste the values on top of the formula for the column A value to stay.
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