You can use the Format Painter on the Home tab to apply text formatting and some basic graphics formatting, such as borders and fills.
- 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. If you want to copy text and paragraph formatting, select an entire paragraph, including the paragraph mark.
- On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click Format Painter.
The pointer changes to a paintbrush icon.
Note Double-click the Format Painter button if you want to change the format of multiple selections in your document.
- Select the text or graphic that you want to format.
- To stop formatting, press ESC.