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How to check if the first letter in a specified cell is capital in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2017-12-26

It may be easy to make all letters capital in a cell in Excel. However, do you know how to only check if the first letter is capital or not in a specified cell in Excel? This article will introduce a VBA code to help you achieve it.

Check if the first letter in a specified cell is capital with VBA code


Check if the first letter in a specified cell is capital with VBA code

Please do as follows to apply the VBA code to check if the first letter in a cell is capital or not in Excel.

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

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please click Insert > Module. And then copy and paste the following VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Check if the first letter is capital in a cell

Sub UpperCaseCheck()
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xAsc As Integer
    Set xRg = Range("A1")
    xAsc = Asc(Mid(xRg.Value, 1, 1))
    If xAsc > 64 And xAsc < 91 Then
        MsgBox "First alpha character is capital"
    Else
        MsgBox "First alpha character is not capital"
    End If
End Sub

Note: In the code, A1 is the cell which you will check if the first letter is capital. Please change it as you need.

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. Then a Microsoft Excel dialog box pops up to tell you whether the first letter in that specified cell is capital or not as below screenshots shown.


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