Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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C o p y F o r m a t t i n g
Suppose you have applied a variety of formatting
options to a paragraph to create a certain look. If
you want to re-create the same look elsewhere in
the document, you do not have to repeat the
same steps as when you applied the original
formatting. Instead, you can use Word’s Format
Painter feature to “paint” the formatting to the
other text in one swift action.
1 Select the text that contains the
formatting that you want to copy.
2 Click the Home tab on the
3 Click the Format Painter button
4 Click and drag over the text to
which you want to apply the same
Word immediately copies the
formatting to the new text.
To copy the same formatting
multiple times, you can
doubleclick the Format Painter button
You can press to cancel the
Format Painter feature at any