Office Tips – Save time with Format Painter

by Chris Leong

Spend a lot of time on duplicating formats of your Word, Excel or Powerpoint document? There is an easy way of doing this. Use Format Painter.


The Format Painter tool duplicates the formatting from one part of a document to another. So less manual work. How to use it?

  1. Select the text whose formatting you want to replicate. Click the Format Painter toolbar button.
  2. Then duplicate the text by selecting the target texts.