trying to copy a merged cell in excel

Hi, i have a merged cell in excel 2013 and want to copy the formatting into another adjacent cell so it looks exactly the same.  How would i do that?  thanks
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Copy source cell, select destination cells as a group and Paste Special > Format

I have assumed destinations cellS as you say you have merged cells so would assume the destination cells will also be merged.

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Matthew RichardsonProduct CoordinatorCommented:
If I am understanding your question correctly, this should work:

1. Highlight the merged cell you wish to copy
2. Right click and select copy
3. Right click on the cell you want to paste to
4. Select "Paste Special..."
5. Select "Merge Conditional Formatting"
6. Press OK
Tj aCommented:
1. Select the merged cell.
2. On the Home Tab, click Format Painter (it has  a paintbrush icon)
3. Click the cell you wish to format.
dankyle67Author Commented:
Thanks, all 3 methods worked so now i have a few ways to accomplish this task in the future
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