Written by Emilija - Reviewed by Tijana Google Workplace / Docs
The paint format tool is one of the most useful features Google Docs offers.
The option allows users to apply the same formatting to multiple document parts, saving them the time to navigate multiple options.
So, for example, if a user needs to copy the exact formatting of a text, cell, or object quickly, the paint format can let them do that with just one click.
So without any further ado, let’s learn how to copy format in Google Docs.
You can use the same format tool in Google Sheets, and Google Slides as well.
Also, if you prefer to copy formatting by using keyboard shortcuts, you can simply follow these steps:
Note: Double-click the Paint format to paste it in multiple places. Click the Paint format again when you're done.
The same paint format tool is available in the other Google Workspace apps, such as Google Sheets. Remember that the formatting tool can not help you copy formulas in Google Sheets.
Here is how to use the tool.
If you want to apply the same format to more than one cell at once, click and highlight a cell, click on the formatting tool, and then click and drag the cursor over the cells you want to format.
Formatting makes different parts of your text, presentations, and analytics stand out. Different formattings have different meanings and help your readers understand your documents better.
You can apply the same formatting to multiple places y clicking on the paint format icon with Google Docs.
Also, if you find this article helpful, make sure to read: How to Remove All Links in Google Docs and How to Sort Things Alphabetically in Google Docs.