Excel Guides

Format Painter Shortcut Key

The Format Painter shortcut key is a very useful tool that can save you a lot of time and effort when formatting text. Here is a detailed explanation of how to use it:

  1. Select the text that you want to format.
  2. Click the Format Painter button on the Home tab of the ribbon.
  3. The mouse pointer will change to a paintbrush.
  4. Click on the text that you want to apply the formatting to.
  5. The selected text will now have the same formatting as the original text.

Note: The Format Painter can be used multiple times in succession to apply the same formatting to multiple pieces of text. Simply click on the Format Painter button after each selection.

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