MS Word has a wonderful feature known as the Format Painter icon. This
shortcut can copy formatting in a Word document, a cell in Excel or Access, and
automatically apply the same formatting to other text, cells, etc.
Where do I find the Format Painter?
Go to Home tab / Clipboard group
Click the Paint Brush
How do I use the Format Painter?
Single click the Format Painter button if you want to
apply to a single heading
The mouse pointer will change to a brush icon.
Move the pointer to the next paragraph heading and paint over the heading. The formatting will be automatically applied.
How do I deactivate the format painter?
Click the Format Painter icon to deactivate or Click ESC
If you have a very large document, there is an alternative method.
All the headings will be changed at once.
July 05, 2012
Sr. Arlene Callahan