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PROPER

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Capitalizes the first letter and any other letters that follow a non-letter character in a text string. Converts all other letters in the text string to lowercase letters.

Syntax

PROPER ( text )

Text is text enclosed in quotation marks, a formula that returns text, or a column reference containing the text you want to partially capitalize.

Example

Formula

Description (Result)

=PROPER("this is a TITLE")

Proper case of string (This Is A Title)

=PROPER("2-cent's worth")

Proper case of string (2-Cent'S Worth)

=PROPER("76BudGet")

Proper case of string (76Budget)

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