Perfect. Formula is fantastic. Macro not necessary.

Thanks again ! 

On Saturday, 17 September 2016 23:12:03 UTC-4, Bill Q wrote:
> Please see attached.
> Looking for a macro to automate a repetitive task.
> 1. It is to look for a specific text in Column C. In this case, it would 
> be the word "GEORGE"
> 2. Once it encounters the word, Column B would be populated with "X".
> 3. The "X" would continue to be populated until it column C encounters 
> it's second instance of cells containing a letter(s) (not date).
> 4. At this point, column B would revert back to a blank. 
> 5. It continues to search and replace as outlined above until ROW 35000 or 
> end of file.
> Attached shows the resulting output that I am looking for based on a small 
> sample that contains two instances of the word "GEORGE".
> Thanks.
> .       

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