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Convert text to Uppercase in CSS using ASP.NET

Posted on 2013-06-28
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Hello Experts,

I'm creating an ASP.NET Web Form. I would like to have all input by user to be converted to Uppercase which I have been able to do so far, but when the text gets added to the database it gets added however the user inputs it. In other words it's not getting inputed into the database as uppercase.

Is there anyway I can make sure that all data entered in the form is shown and uppercase and then when added to database it gets added as uppercase as well?
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by:Ishaan Rawat
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use text-transform: uppercase int the user input text style...
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by:Tapan Pattanaik
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Hi  asp_net2,

Use the text-transform property to convert your text to upper case, to lower case, or you can use it to capitalize words within your html text.

    text-transform: none;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    text-transform: lowercase;
    text-transform: capitalize;
    text-transform: inherit;

for more details:

http://www.codertools.com/css_help_guide/css_text-transform.aspx
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by:Gary
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text-transform only gives the appearance, it doesn't change the underlying data
So in your code behind you need to manipulate the data to Uppercase or use javascript to capitalize it at the client side.
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Jagadishwor Dulal earned 2000 total points
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If you are working for display purpose only than use css:
text-transform:uppercase

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If you need to convert it to upper there is function in asp.net toUpper(); Like:
TextBox1.Text.ToUpper()

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If you get combination of number and letter you need to convert it to string first.
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by:SAMIR BHOGAYTA
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Hi...
You can also use jQuery as follows:

<script src="Scripts/jquery-1.3.2.js" type="text/javascript">
</script>
 <script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function()
{
$("#txt").keydown(function(e)
{
 if (e.keyCode >= 65 & e.keyCode <= 90)
{
val1 = $("#txt").val(); $("#txt").val(val1 + String.fromCharCode(e.keyCode)); return false;
 }
 });
 });
</script>

OR
You can use css as follows:
Use a css style on the text box. Your css should be something like this:

.uppercase { text-transform: uppercase; }

<asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" Text="" CssClass="uppercase"></asp:TextBox>

You can also use this

onkeyup="this.value=this.value.toUpperCase();"  - is working

but

.uppercase { text-transform: uppercase; } is more user friendly
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