Access update Query

I have this access database that has a table with some records.  What i want to do is to have a update query that will take the Item Name column and Description column have them updated to what is shown in the image below.  Any ideas?  thank you

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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
the easiest way to do this is:
- open the table
- select all records, copy
- open an excel file and paste
- use the excel capability of copying the cell downward
- save the excel file
- from Access, import the created excel file

otherwise, you'll use vba codes to update the records
gsilouisvilleicAuthor Commented:
i need it in code because i will have hundreds of different records that i have to copy and paste each time.  i just gave a small sample of it and i will get new information each week.
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
where did these records came from? are these a result of importing files?
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
first, you have to add an AutoNumber (ID) field to your tables

run this codes
Sub UpdateTable()
Dim rs As DAO.Recordset, strItemName As String, strPrevItem As String, strDesc As String, strPrevDesc As String
Set rs = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("select * from [T_Test Table] Order by ID")
Do Until rs.EOF
    strItemName = Nz(rs![Item Name], "")
    strDesc = Nz(rs!Description, "")
    If strItemName & "" <> "" Then
        If strPrevItem <> strItemName Then
           strPrevItem = strItemName
           strPrevDesc = strDesc
        End If
            rs![Item Name] = strPrevItem
            rs!Description = strPrevDesc
    End If


End Sub

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