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I know I can google it quite easily but hey, I have never asked any question @ SU, so here is one.

What is the shortcut key for Format Painter in Microsoft Office things e.g., Microsoft Word?

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OK Since nobody is in answering mood, I googled this myself. And the answer is to use Ctrl+Shift+C to Copy Format and Ctrl+Shift+V to Paste Format.

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This only works in MS Word. – J. Polfer Jul 21 '10 at 14:04

The official Office-wide Format Painter key combination is


This is awkward to press, though, especially when standing up.

So I automated this with an Autohotkey script:

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This is for copying the format. What is key combination for pasting it ? – mtk Aug 24 '12 at 7:10

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