Change text case in Word for Mac

You can change the case of selected text in a document by clicking the Change Case button on the ribbon. For example, you can change the selected text from lowercase to UPPERCASE.

  1. Select the text for which you want to change the case.

  2. On the Home tab, click Change Case  Home tab, Font group, Change Case button .

  3. Choose an option from the menu:

    • To capitalize the first letter of a sentence and leave all other letters lowercase, click Sentence case.

    • To exclude capital letters from your text, click lowercase.

    • To capitalize all of the letters, click UPPERCASE.

    • To capitalize the first letter of each word and leave the other letters lowercase, click Capitalize Each Word.

    • To shift between two case views (for example, between Capitalize Each Word and the opposite, cAPITALIZE eACH wORD, click tOGGLE cASE.

    Notes: 

    • To undo the case change, press COMMAND + Z .

    • To format text in all small capital letters: Select the text, and then press COMMAND + SHIFT + K.

  1. Select the text for which you want to change the case.

  2. On the Home tab, under Font group, click Change Case  Home tab, Font group, Change Case button .

  3. Choose an option from the pop-up menu:

    • To capitalize the first letter of a sentence and leave all other letters lowercase, click Sentence case.

    • To exclude capital letters from your text, click lowercase.

    • To capitalize all of the letters, click UPPERCASE.

    • To capitalize the first letter of each word and leave the other letters lowercase, click Title Case.

    • To shift between two case views (for example, between Capitalize Each Word and the opposite, cAPITALIZE eACH wORD, click tOGGLE cASE.

    Notes: 

    • To undo the case change, press COMMAND + Z .

    • To change case by using a keyboard shortcut, select the text, and then press SHIFT + F3 until the style you want—title case, all caps, or lowercase—is selected.

See also

Align or justify text

Apply a drop cap

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