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How to convert all caps to only first cap in selected range in Excel?

Supposing you got a worksheet with all names are capitalized in a list, how to convert them to only make the first letter of each word capitalized? This article provides you three methods to deal with this problem.

Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap with formula
Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap with VBA code
Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap in bulk with Kutools for Excel


Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap with formula

You can convert all caps to only first cap in a list with formula. Please do as follows.

1. Select a blank cell (says cell C2) for locating the converted result, and enter formula =PROPER(B2) into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key.

You can see the capitalized name is converted to proper case (first cap) immediately in the help column.

2. Keep selecting the cell C2, drag the Fill Handle down to the list until it reaches the cell you need to convert the name case.

Note: In the formula, please change the cell reference based on your list.


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Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap with VBA code

Besides, you can run the following VBA code to convert all capitalized names to only first cap in a list.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window, click Insert > Module, and then copy and paste below VBA code into the Module window.

VBA code: Convert all caps to only first cap

Sub Proper_Case()
	Dim xRg As Range
	Dim xCell As Range
	Dim xAddress As String
	Dim xUpdate As Boolean
	On Error Resume Next
	xAddress                    = Application.ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Address
	Set xRg                     = Application.InputBox("Please select a range", "Kutools for Excel", xAddress, , , , , 8)
	Set xRg                     = Application.Intersect(xRg, ActiveSheet.UsedRange)
	If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
		xUpdate                    = Application.ScreenUpdating
		Application.ScreenUpdating = False
		For Each xCell In xRg.Cells
			If xCell.HasFormula = False Then
				xCell.Value = Application.WorksheetFunction.Proper(xCell.Value)
			End If
		Next
		Application.ScreenUpdating = xUpdate
	End Sub

3. Click the F5 key or click the Run button to run this code. In the popping up Kutools for Excel dialog box, select the range you want to convert all caps to only first cap, and then click the OK button.

Then all capitalized names in selected range are converted to only first capital names immediately.


Convert all caps to only make the first letter of each word cap in bulk with Kutools for Excel

This section shows you the Change Case utility of Kutools for Excel to convert all caps to only first cap in bulk with several clicks only.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the list you need to convert the case, and then click Kutools > Text > Change Case. See screenshot:

2. In the Change Case dialog box, please select the Proper Case option, and then click the OK button.

Then all capitalized names in selected list are converted to proper case at once.

  If you want to have a free trial ( 30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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