Microsoft Excel 2007

I work for an insurance company and I have a spreadsheet that shows a list of policies along with all US states. Each row will have at least one state indicated. The value used as the state indicator is a '1'. I need to replace the value of '1' with the State Abbreviation (which is the column header). I know I can filter to find all values equal to '1' and then I can do a find/replace to update the '1's' to the applicable state. There has to be an easier way, though! Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!

In the empty column to the right of your data, row 2 enter the following formula changing the B to whatever column contains your 1 values

=if(B2=1,B$1,"")

then drag the formula down to populate all the rows of data

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