How to capitalize the first letter after colon in a Word document?
If you need to capitalize the first letters after colons in a Word document, to change them one by one manually will not be a good choice. This article, I will talk about a way to change the first lowercase letter to uppercase letter after the colons as quickly as possible.
The following VBA code can help you to make all the first letters uppercase after the colons in the whole Word document to capitalize, please do as this:
1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.
VBA code: Capitalize the first letters after colons:
Sub CapitalizeWordAfterColon() Application.ScreenUpdating = False Selection.HomeKey wdStory With Selection.Find .ClearFormatting .Text = ": ([a-z])" .Forward = True .Wrap = wdFindContinue .Format = False .MatchWholeWord = False .MatchSoundsLike = False .MatchCase = False .MatchWildcards = True .MatchAllWordForms = False With .Replacement.Font .AllCaps = True .SmallCaps = False End With End With Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll Application.ScreenUpdating = True End Sub
3. Then, press F5 key to run this code, and all the first letters after the colons have been converted to uppercase letters at once, see screenshot:
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