how to handle upper and lower case

I want to handle upper and lower case in sql statement on column name "EMPNAME"



Need to display like this

EMPNAME=Iqbal Mehram
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Below is my T-SQL function for proper case, which will capitalize every first letter in a word.  Keep in mind that if there are exeptions to that, such as 'Claude van der Bork', that it's not going to be able to tell which to capitalize and which not to capitalize.

CREATE FUNCTION fn_proper_case(@str as varchar(8000))returns varchar(8000) as

Returns the proper case (First letter capitalized, the rest smalls) of a string. 

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03-02-12   jhorn   Original.

select dbo.ProperCase('this,my friends, is a test.wHat DO you think?i like shaquile o''neal')
This,My Friends, Is A Test.What Do You Think?I Like Shaquile O'Neal

Declare @str varchar(8000) = 'IQBAL MEHRAM'

	declare @Reset bit   
	declare @Ret varchar(8000)   
	declare @i int  
	declare @c char(1)

	select @Reset = 1, @i=1, @Ret = ''

	while (@i <= len(@str))   
		select @c= substring(@str,@i,1),               
		@Ret = @Ret + case when @Reset=1 then UPPER(@c) else LOWER(@c) end,               
		@Reset = case when @c like '[a-zA-Z]' then 0 else 1 end,               
		@i = @i +1  

	return @Ret

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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
I think this maybe what you are looking for: "Init Cap"..  Initial character is capitalized..



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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Thanks for the split, but for future reference EE frowns on link-only comments being accepted as an answer, especially those to competing sites, that may become a bad link over time.
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