Microsoft Word is also known as MS Word is the most popular commercial word processor developed by Microsoft and provided as a part of the Microsoft Office bundle.
While writing using MS Word, sometimes we need to change sentence case, such as capitalizing or lowercasing. This article shows you how to do that in MS Word.
For your additional information, this article using MS Word for Office 365, so there might be different when you try with your own MS Word version.
There are two ways to change the sentence case in MS Word. Firstly, please make sure you are already open the MS Word application.
Try to write a simple sentence in the blank document and select the sentence as shown as the following figure:
Using Font Options in MS Word
The first way to change sentence case in MS Word is to use Font Options. To access the Font Options, you can click the small arrow in the right side of the Font Tab (see the figure below) or push Ctrl + D (shortcut).
Using Sentence Case Button in MS Word
The second way is to use change case button (see figure below). When you click this button, there are five options, Sentence case to make your first character in the sentence into uppercase, lowercase, UPPERCASE, Capitalize Each Word, and tOGGLE cAse to make your first character in the sentence into lowercase and the remaining is UPPERCASE.
To understand the result of each “change case” options, please see the example below:
Original text: “How to change sentence case in Microsoft Word”
- Sentence case. : “How to change sentence case in Microsoft Word”
- lowercase: “how to change sentence case in microsoft word”
- UPPERCASE: “HOW TO CHANGE SENTENCE CASE IN MICROSOFT WORD”
- Capitalize Each Word: “How To Change Sentence Case In Microsoft Word”
- tOGGLE cASE: “hOW tO cHANGE sENTENCE cASE iN mICROSOFT wORD”