How To Change All Caps To Lowercase In Google Docs

How To Change All Caps To Lowercase In Google Docs

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We’ve all been there, you type out an entire sentence in Google docs, and then look up at the screen only to discover that caps lock was on and you’ve been typing in all caps.

It’s very annoying when this happens, but fortunately, you don’t have to delete it all and type it again, there’s actually a very easy way to change text from all caps to lowercase in Google Docs with just a few clicks!

So if you have some all caps text in Google Docs that you want to change to lowercase, you’re in the right place, because in this article, that’s exactly what I’m going to show you how to do.

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How To Change Capital Letters To Lowercase In Google Docs

To change capital letters to lowercase in Google Docs, the first thing you’ll need to do is click and drag over the all caps text to highlight it.

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Then, click on “Format” in the menu near the top of the screen.

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And then, in the menu that appears, hover your mouse over “Text”, and then in the menu that appears next to that, hover over “Capitalization”.

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Now, a third menu will appear with the options to change the text to “lowercase”, “UPPERCASE”, or “Title Case”.

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What these three options do is fairly self explanatory, “lowercase” will make all the text lowercase, “UPPERCASE” will make the text be in all caps, and “Title Case” will make the first letter of every word capital, and every other letter lowercase.

So obviously, if you have all caps text that you want to make lowercase, you’ll just need to click on “lowercase”.

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And that’s all there is to it! Now the highlighted text will be instantly transformed into lowercase! How simple was that?

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How To Change Lowercase To Uppercase In Google Docs

So, the steps above are really great if you have some all caps text that you want to make lowercase, but if you have some lowercase text that you want to change to all caps, you can very easily do that as well.

All you have to do is highlight the text you want to change.

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And then click on “Format” in the menu across the top of the screen.

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And then, in the menu that appears, hover over “Text”, and then in the second menu that appears next to that, hover over “Capitalization”.

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And then, in the third menu that appears next to that, click “UPPERCASE”.

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And now, the text you highlighted will be in all caps!

how to change caps to lowercase in google docs

How To Use Title Case In Google Docs

Title case (otherwise known as camel case), is where the first letter of every word is capitalized, but all the other letters are lowercase.

This is usually only useful if you’re typing a title, but if you are, Google Docs allows you to very easily change text into title case in just a few clicks.

All you have to do is highlight the text you want to do this to, and then click “Format” in the menu at the top of the screen.

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And then, in the menu that appears, hover over “Text”, and then in the smaller menu that appears next to that, hover over “Capitalization”.

how to change text to all caps in google docs

And then, in the even smaller third menu that appears next to that, click “Title Case”.

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Now, the first letter of every word will be capitalized, and all the other letters will remain in lowercase.

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And that’s all there is to it! So now, whether you have all caps text that you want to make lowercase, lowercase text that you want to make All Caps, or even any sort of text that you want to make title case, you know how to do it in just a few clicks with Google Docs!

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