I have some text that I want to appear with the first character of each word in uppercase and the rest of the word in lowercase (initial uppercase or 'title case'). How do I do this automatically?

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I have some text that I want to appear with the first character of each word in uppercase and the rest of the word in lowercase (initial uppercase or 'title case'). How do I do this automatically?


Follow these steps:

  1. Select the desired text (for example, by drag selecting).
  2. On the main menu , select Format -> Character (or right-click on the selected text and choose Character).
  3. On the Character dialog, choose the Font Effects tab.
  4. In the Effects drop-down list, choose Title Case.
  5. Click OK.

This method also works for anything that can be drag-selected, such as a table row or column.

Note: You can also set up a paragraph or character style with this characteristic and apply the style. For example, if you want all Level 1 headings to be in title case, change the Heading 1 paragraph style and apply that paragraph style to all Level 1 headings.

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