Selecting every nth name in a list

aftershokk

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I have a list with 50,000 names in cloumn A.
I need to select every 15th name and place an "x" in column B indicating the select.
thanks!
 

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Barrie Davidson

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Try placing this in column B and copy down:

=IF(INT(ROW()/15)=ROW()/15,"x","")

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