Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting Title and Content Text
To save time and avoid formatting errors, you can use the Format Painter to apply
custom formatting to other places in your presentation quickly and easily. You can use this
feature in three ways:
To copy only character attributes, such as font and font effects, select text that has
To copy both paragraph attributes, such as alignment and indentation and character
attributes, select the entire paragraph.
To apply the same formatting to multiple words, phrases, or paragraphs, double-click
the Format Painter button and then select each item you want to format. You then
can press the esc key or click the Format Painter button to turn off this feature.
To Format Text Using the Format Painter
To save time and duplicated effort, you quickly can use the Format Painter to copy formatting attributes from
the Slide 2 caption text and apply them to Slide 3. The following steps use the Format Painter to copy formatting
With the Slide 2 caption text
still selected, double-click the
Format Painter button (Home tab |
• the Ribbon (Figure 2– 45).
Why did my mouse pointer
The mouse pointer changed shape
by adding a paintbrush to indicate
that the Format Painter function
Move the mouse pointer off
moved off the
Click the Next Slide button to
display Slide 3. Triple-click the
caption placeholder to apply the
format to all the caption text
(Figure 2– 46).
ESC key to turn off the
Format Painter feature.
1. Click Format Painter
button on Mini toolbar