How to Copy Style and Format in Canva

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Canva |

To Copy Style and Format in Canva is very important as well as one of the easiest techniques that every canva user should know and learn about. The copy feature saves a lot of time. Style feature adds a unique and attractive touch to the design. And, the combination of both these features becomes super fantastic! Meanwhile, you should also know how to share your designs on the canva app with anyone you want or as per the situation demands.

Now, coming on to how to Copy Style and Format in Canva. Let us understand the process in 5 Simple and short steps with the help of this article.

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Copy Style and Format in Canva in 5 Easy Steps

Step-1 Search canva.com on your browser: As of now, this feature is available only on the desktop version of the Canva app. This feature is not available in the mobile app yet.

  • So, the first step is to go to your web browser.
  • Then, write 'canva.com' in the search bar of the browser.
  • Now, click on enter.
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Step-2 Create or open an existing design: The next step is to create a new design or open an existing design.

  • To create a new design, click on the '+' icon on the screen.
  • To open an existing design, go to 'Your Designs' and click on the particular design that you want to work on.

Now, Select an element or text in your desired style or format.

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Step-3 Click on three dots: On the toolbar above the editor, click the more icon. Also, the icon is represented by three horizontal dots in the toolbar as you can see in the picture below.

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Step-4 Tap on the 'Paint Format roller' icon: After you click on the three dots in the previous step, you will get the choice to select from a total of six options.

From those options, click on the 'Paint Format Roller' icon as shown in the picture below.

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Step-5 Now, click on the element you want to format: Click the element or text you want to apply the copied formatting to.

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And, you are finally done. Congrats! It was as easy as that. Also, now you have learned how to Copy Style and Format in Canva.

Can We Also Add Text Shadow To a Text In Canva Along With Formatting?

Yes, it is very easy to add Text Shadow to a text in Canva in a minimal number of steps. It enhances the text in a very natural way and boosts the overall appearance of the whole design.

Can We Copy Style and Format in Canva in the Mobile App?

As we have already mentioned in the article earlier that this feature of Canva is yet to be rolled out to the mobile version of the app. So, for now, you can try this only on your Laptops and PCs. Several other features like these are not available in the mobile versions of the app.

What is Formatting?

Formatting refers to changing various aspects of a thing like text, mostly in the creative aspects. For instance, changing the font, text, color, or size of a text or changing the alignment and world length of a paragraph. All this comes under formatting.

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