This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel PROPER function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel PROPER function sets the first character in each word to uppercase and the rest to lowercase.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel PROPER function is:
PROPER( text )
text is the string argument whose first character in each word will be converted to uppercase and all remaining characters converted to lowercase.
The PROPER function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The PROPER function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel PROPER function examples and explore how to use the PROPER function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel PROPER examples would return:
=PROPER(A1) Result: "Alphabet Soup" =PROPER(A2) Result: "Tech On The Net" =PROPER(A3) Result: "Alpha Beta" =PROPER("excel") Result: "Excel"
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