[texhax] Change Case

Raj texuser74 at netscape.net
Wed Nov 26 10:15:23 CET 2003

what about

\formal{proper name}        returning       'Proper Name'

i want to capitalize only the first character of all the words.


pavpen at uclink.berkeley.edu wrote:

>On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 10:38:53AM +0800, Raj wrote:
>>Dear All,
>>\uppercase{uppercase}            returns    'UPPERCASE'
>>\lowercase{lOwErCaSe}          returns     'lowercase'
>>is there a way to produce "Formal" and "Sentence" cases in TeX/LaTeX.
>>i want something like
>>\formal{proper name}               returning       'Proper Name'
>>\sentence{this is a sentence}     returning       'This is a sentence'
>Sure, you can always have macro that chops the first token as a first
>argument, and all other tokens up to a marker (one that will *never*
>appear in normal text) as a second argument.  Try this:
>[-- Begin LaTeX code: ---]
>% Split the first letter from all following ones; terminate at
>% "@StrEndMarker@" (without quotes).  Example:
>%       \CapitalfirstParse abcDEF at StrEndMarker@
>%   #1 is {a},
>%   #2 is {bcDEF}
>\def\CapitalfirstParse#1#2 at StrEndMarker@{\uppercase{#1}\lowercase{#2}}
>% Add a marker at the end of the string to capitalize, and pass the
>% result to the parser:
>\newcommand{\Capitalfirst}[1]{\CapitalfirstParse #1 at StrEndMarker@}
>[-- End LaTeX code. ---]
>May TeXnology take care of us all,

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