Using Format Painter in Multiple Places at Once in MS Word

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We all know that if we want to copy formatting from one paragraph to another, we simply Highlight the formatting we want to copy and click on the Format Painter and then drag it across the paragraphs where we want the same formatting.

But if you double-click on the Format Painter icon, it extends the functionality and you can use it repeatedly without moving your cursor to that point from where we want to copy your format.

The icon will remain "pressed."

Once you are finished copying formatting, click on the Format Painter again or press Esc to turn off the function.

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