When you can't remember all the formatting that was done to a cell, you can use the Paint Format tool. In this video, learn how to copy formatting to another cell in one click.
- [Instructor] If you have a particular cell, … but you've done a lot of formatting too, … but you don't know what it is … or you need a quick way to get that formatting … to another cell, … you can use the format painter tool. … Let's add a column. … I want this to have the same formatting as this cell. … With the cell selected, … on the toolbar, click paint format. … The next cell that you immediately click … will get all the same formatting properties … of the selected cell. … Let's do that one more time … except this time, we're going to format multiple cells. … I'll select my cell, click paint format, … and this time, I'll drag to select multiple cells. … As soon as I let go of the mouse, … those cells take on the same properties. … …
- Wrapping text
- Collaborating with others on a spreadsheet
- Freezing and locking panes
- Auto-filling data quickly
- Rotating cell data
- Formatting spreadsheets
- Protecting sheets
- Inserting links
- Filtering views
- Undoing unwanted changes
Skill Level Intermediate
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