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Have you ever inherited a Word document all typed out in CAPITAL LETTERS?

 Microsoft Word

According to the Equality Act text in CAPITAL LETTERS is more difficult to read as letters are harder to recognise.

So what do you do if you receive a document of 7 pages all typed in capital letters?
Microsoft Word has a handy function to change case, and if you wanted to change it all - this is what you do:

1. Select all the text (Ctrl +A)
2. Select the Change Case button Change Case Button from the ribbon at the top

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3. Select the option you require

  • Sentence case = makes capital letters for the beginning of sentences only and the rest lower case
  • lower case = makes all text lower case
  • UPPER CASE = makes all the text CAPITAL LETTERS
  • Capitalize Each Word = makes the First Letter Of Each Word A Capital Letter
  • tOGGLE cASE = swaps your CAPS to lower case and lower case to CAPS

Extra Tip: Try the keyboard shortcut - select the text you wish to modify then whilst holding down the Shift key tap the F3 key (tap it again to cycle through CAPITAL, lower case and Sentence case

If you have an earlier version of Word click here

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