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By Adam Roberts

text-transform (CSS property)

By Adam Roberts

Syntax

text-transform: { capitalize | lowercase | none | uppercase | inherit } ;

Description

This property controls if and how an element’s text content is capitalized.

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Example

These style rules make
h1 headings use only uppercase letters, while the first
letter of each word in h2 headings will be
uppercased:

h1 {
  text-transform: uppercase;
}
h2 {
  text-transform: capitalize;
}

Value

  • capitalize
  • Transforms the first character in each word to uppercase; all other characters remain unaffected—they’re not transformed to lowercase, but will appear as written in the document
  • lowercase
  • Transforms all characters to lowercase
  • none
  • Produces no capitalization effect at all

  • uppercase
  • Transforms all characters to uppercase
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