by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 9, 2014)
It can be a hassle, at times, to get your document formatted exactly the way you want it to appear. Fortunately, Docs includes a handy tool that can make the process much faster: the Paint Format tool. This catchy name was selected because it describes accurately what the tool does—it allows you to "paint" formatting from one text selection to another.
In order to use the tool, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Paint Format tool.
That's it; the format is copied as you directed. If you didn't get the results you wanted, press Ctrl+Z or click the Undo tool immediately after using Paint Format. You can then go back and try the steps again until you get just the formatting you want.
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