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Word, capitalize first letter in results of a search macro

by LMillerMT / December 13, 2008 12:35 AM PST

I know there is an easy way to do this, but I simply cannot find it!

I use Word 2007 on a Windows XP system.

I type for a living. I type a lot.

I've created documents for each account of mine that have many of the headers that I'll need. After the headers, I have a

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Re: capital
by Kees Bakker / December 13, 2008 3:32 AM PST

To change abcd to Abcd (assuming that is what you want to do) set the cursor somewhere in the word and press shift-f3. In macro-code that is: Selection.Range.Case = wdNextCase

Or is it something else you want


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Almost there...
by LMillerMT / December 13, 2008 3:54 AM PST
In reply to: Re: capital

I do know how to use Shift F3 to make a word become capitalized. But I'm trying to cut down on keystrokes when typing.

What I'm trying to implement is capitalizing the first word on the fly after using my jump macro.

So again, my macro jumps to the first

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You can't have a macro to change ...
by Kees Bakker / December 13, 2008 4:00 AM PST
In reply to: Almost there...

something that you still have to type.

All you can do is have 26 macro's (the first one replaces the paragraph symbol with an A, the second with a B, and so on until the 26th changes it in a Z. But I think you wouldn't like that either.

Another alternative you wouldn't like is to change the : after procedure in a . (full stop) and tell word to start each sentence with a capital. Then when you're ready run a macro to change all procedure. in procedure: again.


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by LMillerMT / December 13, 2008 4:20 AM PST

Well, thanks anyway!

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