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HOW TO: PHP Capital Letters in every word??

Posted on 2006-11-05
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Hi Experts

I have a string I want to convert every word in the string to capital starting letter.

Eg
From
'PLEASE HELP ME' or 'please help me'
to
'Please Help Me'

Thanks for your help

Cheers
Nik
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$var = 'PLEASE HELP ME';
$var = ucwords(strtolower($var));
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The classic mistake is to write just ucwords($var) but that's incorrect.  ucwords() will only make the beginning letter of each word uppercase; it will not make anything else lowercase.  That's easy to work around, though: just convert the entire string to lowercase first, THEN convert all the beginnings of words to uppercase.
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by:nikdonovanau
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Perfect - Thanks very much for that

Have a good one :)
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