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

According to the Disability Discrimination 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 Format from the menu at the top and then Change Case
3. Select the option you require and click OK

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
Title Case = 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

Do you have Word 2007? Click Here for how to change case in Word 2007

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