How To Use Format Painter In Word?

How do you use the Format Painter in the Word document?

Use the Format Painter

  • Select the text or graphic that has the formatting that you want to copy. Note: If you want to copy text formatting, select a portion of a paragraph.
  • On the Home tab, click Format Painter.
  • Use the brush to paint over a selection of text or graphics to apply the formatting.
  • To stop formatting, press ESC.

What is the shortcut key for Format Painter in Word?

So it was with delight that I read that there’s a keyboard shortcut for Format Painter that works the same in both Word 2003 and Word 2007: Click in the text with the formatting you want to apply. Press Ctrl+Shift+C to copy the formatting (make sure you include the Shift as Ctrl+C only copies the text).

How do I get rid of Format Painter in Word?

To remove formatting in Word, you simply highlight the text you want to revert to its basic format and then click the “Clear All Formatting” button under the Home tab. That’s it – whatever bold, red, large font you had there is now back to its normal state. You should also learn how to use Format Painter.

What is the Format Painter feature used for in Word 2016?

The Format Painter is a tool in Word and PowerPoint that lets you copy all of the formatting from one object and apply it to another one. Think of it as copying and pasting for formatting.