Information that is added to a document in Microsoft Word can come from a variety of different places, and it is likely that you might have text in your document that is in the incorrect case. This can be a tedious thing to change manually, especially when you are dealing with a lot of text.
Word 2013 provides a way for you to quickly convert a text selection to a standardized case, and one of the options available is to capitalize each word. If your document requires that a selection of text has each word capitalized, then our tutorial below will show you how to do this in just a few short steps.
How to Capitalize Each Word in Microsoft Word 2013
The steps in this article were written using Microsoft Word 2013. Earlier versions of Word also have this feature, although the steps required to capitalize each word in previous versions of Word may be slightly different than those described in the steps below.
Step 1: Open your document in Microsoft Word 2013.
Step 2: Locate the text for which you wish to capitalize each word, then use your mouse to select it. You can select all of the text in a document by pressing Ctrl + A on your keyboard.
Step 3: Click the Home tab at the top of the window.
Step 4: Click the Change Case button in the Font section of the navigational ribbon at the top of the window.
Step 5: Select the Capitalize Each Word option.
Visit Microsoft’s support site to learn more about changing cases in Word.
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