If you have one piece of text formatted perfectly, and you want to apply that formatting to another piece of text, the Format Painter is a great option. This quick tip introduces the Format Painter and some options for styles.
(lively music)…- [Instructor] The Format Painter allows you to copy…the formatting from one item to another.…If you have some text with a special format applied to it,…you can select it, then copy it to the clipboard.…Use the keyboard shortcut control c on Windows or…command c on a Macintosh to copy it.…In the home ribbon, activate the Format Painter.…Then, simply drag your cursor across another piece of…text to select it.…
The Format Painter applies the format of…the last thing that you copied…and you can apply the Format Painter to multiple items.…Just activate the Format Painter…and select another piece of text.…If you plan to set several pieces of text…to the same specific formatting,…you should consider using styles instead.…Simply select a piece of text.…In the home ribbon, open up the styles gallery…and choose one of the pre made styles.…Or select a piece of text with your special formatting,…go to the styles gallery…and choose create a style to create a new style…based on that format.…
Give it a name and hit okay.…
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- Drawing a table
- Adding page breaks
- Formatting text in a table
- Using section breaks to control column layouts
- Properly adding space between paragraphs
- Starting page numbering later in a document
- Recovering a document after a crash
- Including both portrait and landscape pages in a document
- Saving to Google Drive from within Word
- Editing PDF content in Word
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Word Quick Tips
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