Change the capitalization of text

In Word 2007 and PowerPoint 2007, you can change the capitalization of words, sentences, or paragraphs by doing the following:

  1. Select the text that you want to change the case of.
  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, click Change Case Change Case (as shown in the diagram below), and then click the capitalization option that you want.

Change Case

    • To capitalize the first letter of a sentence and leave all other letters as lowercase, click Sentence case.
    • To exclude capital letters from your text, click lowercase.
    • To capitalize all of the letters, click UPPERCASE.
    • To capitalize the first letter of each word and leave the other letters lowercase, click Capitalize Each Word.
    • To shift between two case views (for example, to shift between Capitalize Each Word and the opposite, cAPITALIZE eACH wORD), click tOGGLE cASE.
    • To apply the small capital (Small Caps) letter formatting to your text, see the note and diagram below.

 Notes 

  • To change case by using a keyboard shortcut, press SHIFT+F3 until the style you want — title case, all caps, or lowercase — is selected.
  • To apply the small capital (Small Caps) letter formatting to your text, select the text, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow in the lower right corner. In the Font dialog box, under Effects, select the Small Caps check box. See the diagram below for details.

Set text to small caps

Callout 1 The Font group
Callout 2 The arrow in the lower right corner of the Font group
Callout 3 The Small Caps check box

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Applies to:
PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007