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how to format names? first letter uppercase, etc

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I am wanting to take names from an excel sheet... convert them to lowercase, then capitalize only the first letter.

I am also wanting to check to see if a last name contains a hyphen, and if it does, also capitalize the first letter after the hyphen.

$var1 = "first"
$var2 = "last"

$var3 = StringLeft($var1, 1)
$firstletter = StringUpper($var3)
$firstname = $firstletter & StringTrimLeft($var1, 1)

$var4 = StringLeft($var2, 1)
$lastletter = StringUpper($var4)
$lastname = $lastletter & StringTrimLeft($var2, 1)

msgbox(0, "", $firstname & " " & $lastname)

I'm sure there is a better way to do what I am doing above, but I'm also wanting to do the whole hyphen checking and such. Any help?

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Maybe _StringProper()


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Updated: 04/09/2015

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thank you. exactly what I was looking for.

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