Capitalize first letter of text in MS Excel

Posted on 2007-08-07
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have a column of text in MS Excel that is in all caps.  Is there an easy way to change it, so that only the first letter of each cell is capitalized.
Question by:heatherm6
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    Expert Comment

    You can use a formula in another column.  For instance, if column A has all caps, then in column B you
    can use =PROPER(A1), which will produce "This Is A Test";
    or you can use =LOWER(A1), which will produce "this is a test"

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    Accepted Solution

    Hi heatherm6,

    Here is a macro you can use which will convert all the cells in column A to Proper case....

        Sub ConvertToProper()
            Dim cell As Range
            Application.ScreenUpdating = False
            For Each cell In Intersect(Columns("A:A"), ActiveSheet.UsedRange)
                If cell <> "" Then
                    cell = Application.Proper(cell)
                End If
            Application.ScreenUpdating = True
        End Sub


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    Expert Comment

    You can use this formula to convert ONLY first letter of the cell to Upper case and ALL others to lower


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