Access 2003 All Capital Letters

I have an Access 2003 database and I want all text to be entered to be in capital letters. I know I can put UCase in a query but is there some way that in the tables it just automatically goes to caps ?
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database ArchitectCommented:
Format Property - Text and Memo Data Types
See AlsoApplies ToExampleSpecificsYou can use special symbols in the setting for the Format property to create custom formats for Text and Memo fields.

Setting
You can create custom text and memo formats by using the following symbols.

Symbol Description
@ Text character (either a character or a space) is required.
& Text character is not required.
< Force all characters to lowercase.
> Force all characters to uppercase.        **************THIS ONE ****
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database ArchitectCommented:
In the format property of the field put this character:

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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database ArchitectCommented:
Note:  This will *display* as all UPPERCASE, not actually story the data that way.

IF ... on a form you wanted to actual *Convert* the text to upper case, then you could do this in a text box's AfterUpdate event:

Private Sub Text1_AfterUpdate()
    Me.Text1 = LCase(Me.Text)
End Sub

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MeggittDASEACommented:
Note, if you want to convert all text to upper case, you should use "UCase" and for lower case, you use "LCase".

Thus for Uppercase, for the text box AfterUpdate event, you put in the code builder.
Private Sub XXXXX_AfterUpdate()
    Me.XXXXX = UCase(Me.XXXXX)
End Sub
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database ArchitectCommented:
"but is there some way that in the tables it just automatically goes to caps"
Note ... keywords .. In The Tables :-)

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