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I have a similar problem in that our documentation is written by
programmers who tend to capitalize every noun they can find! I also end
up having to "decapitalize" entire documents.
Although it still requires me to go throught the entire document, I have
set a custom keystroke to change capitalization. The standard keystroke
is SHIFT+F3, which is very uncomfortable. I changed it to ALT+C.
This is much quicker than deleting and retyping each letter.
David S. Klein
Technical Writer - Amdocs
> From: Rev Simon Rumble[SMTP:simon -at- RUMBLE -dot- WARATAH -dot- ID -dot- AU]
> Sent: Monday, March 16, 1998 1:34 AM
> Subject: DISCUSS: Tabloid _H_eading _C_apitalisation
> Hi there.
> While I don't want to start a religious argument about heading
> capitalisation styles, one of my pet peeves is the practise of
> capitalising every word in a heading. It seems this is widely taught
> high schools (Australia), yet no-one seems to notice that newspapers
> do the same thing... The only things worse than this are documents
> they capitalise the whole heading or worse, long documents set in
> New Roman and not using styles at all.
> But anyway, I just spent several hours going through a long document
> Word and manually decapitalising the letters. Is there an easier way
> do it?
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