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Although Microsoft Excel has functions that change the case of text, there are times when you may want to change text case programmatically.
This article contains three sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macros (Sub procedures) that you can use to change the letters in a text string to all uppercase, all lowercase, or title case (the first letter in each word is capitalized). These actions are similar to the Excel functions, =UPPER(), =LOWER(), and =PROPER().
Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.
Macro to Change All Text in a Range to Uppercase Letters
Macro to Change All Text in a Range to Lowercase Letters
Macro to Change All Text in a Cell Range to Initial Capital Letters
Testing the Sample MacrosTo test the sample macros, follow these steps:
For more information about how to use worksheet functions to change the case of text, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
263580For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/263580/ )How to change the case of text in Excel
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305326/ )List of programming resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Article ID: 291323 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 7.0