Article ID: 107139 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q107139
This article also applies to:
In the built-in date format in Microsoft Excel, only the first letter of the month is uppercase. If you want to make the entire month appear in uppercase letters, you can automate this process using Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications code, or you can use the UPPER() function in a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro.
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.
Sample Visual Basic ProcedureThis procedure takes a date in any number format, changes it to a text string in 'mmm' format, and then makes all the letters uppercase. For example, if a cell contained a date of January 1, 1993, in the format Jan- 93, it would be converted to JAN.
CAUTION: This procedure will delete the value representing the date.
To create and use this procedure, do the following:
Microsoft Excel Version 4.0 MacroYou can use the UPPER() function to create a macro that will change the letters in a three-letter month abbreviation to uppercase, as in the following example:
where cell_ref is the cell that contains the date.
For additional information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Article ID: 107139 - Last Review: October 10, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
Retired KB Content Disclaimer
This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.