Copies the character formatting of the first character in the selected text. If a paragraph mark is selected, Word copies paragraph formatting in addition to character formatting.
Note You can apply the copied formatting to another selection by using the PasteFormat method.
expression Required. An expression that returns a Selection object.
This example copies the formatting of the first paragraph to the second paragraph in the active document.
ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Range.Select Selection.CopyFormat ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(2).Range.Select Selection.PasteFormat
This example collapses the selection and copies its character formatting to the next word.
With Selection .Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart .CopyFormat .Next(Unit:=wdWord, Count:=1).Select .PasteFormat End With
Applies to | Selection Object