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Often it is beneficial to copy formatting from one place in your spreadsheet to another. Excel provides a shortcut for doing this:
If you want to copy formatting to more than one location, then you can double-click on the Format Painter tool in step 2. When you are done copying, simply press Esc to indicate you are done.
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