Capitalize First Letters of Words in Cells in Excel

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    In this video, there is a name, "mike holmes", written in the "A1" cell
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    Click the next cell, "B1"
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    Type the "=proper(A1)"
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    Alternatively, you can click the "A1" cell instead of typing it. Now, you'll see that Excel will have capitalized the name. In cell "B1", "Mike Holmes" appears with the first letters capitalized.
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That was how to capitalize just the first letter of each word in a cell using the Microsoft Excel "PROPER" function. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thanks for watching VisiHow!

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