Sometimes after creating a Word document, you realize that sections of the text need to have the case of the text modified from standard sentence case. This gets used most frequently in modifying section headers, but there are other times when you want to capitalize words and phrases in a Word document. In Word 2007, it’s easy to change you the capitalization of words, even sentences, and paragraphs. Once you select the text in your Microsoft Word document for which you want to change the capitalization, complete the steps outlined below to modify the case of the text.
- Click the Home tab within your Word document.
- Within the Font group, click Change Case.
- Select the appropriate capitalization option:
- Select sentence case to capitalize only the first letter of a sentence.
- Select lowercase to exclude capital letters from your text.
- Select Uppercase to capitalize all of the letters.
- Select Capitalize each word to capitalize the first letter of each word and leave the other letters lowercase.
- Select tOGGLE cASE to shift between two case views.