Changing the Case of Text

You can change the case of text, format text with small capitals, or capitalise the first letter of each word in a selection.

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When you apply formatting to your text by Format - Character, the text stays the same, it is only displayed in another way. On the other hand, when you choose Format - Text or Format - Text - Change Case, the text is permanently changed.


To Capitalize Text

  1. Select the text that you want to capitalise.

  2. Do one of the following:

    Choose Format - Text - Uppercase.

    Choose Format - Character, click the Font Effects tab, then select the type of capitalisation in the Effects box. "Capitals" capitalises all letters. "Title" capitalises the first letter of each word. "Small capitals" capitalises all letters, but in a reduced font size.

To Change Text to Lowercase

  1. Select the text that you want to change to lowercase.

  2. Do one of the following:

    Choose Format - Text - Lowercase.

    Choose Format - Character, click the Font Effects tab, then select "Lowercase" in the Effects box.

Emphasising Text

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