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Easiest way to capitalize sAMAccount names?

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Our standard is Last-First for the sAMAccount name. We are now using an unnamed piece of crap Identity Manager that insists on all upper case names. 

I am hoping to just use AutoIt to do the users one at a time as I live in fear of a PowerShell script going mad on my directory.

I downloaded and installed the UDF _StringChooseCase (thanks a million!). But it refuses to capitalize after the hyphen. Actually, I think it is for that very reason it was created :-)

Ideas?

Ed

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Can you give an example snippet of the data you are getting the names from? Just a few lines will work. You can use stringsplit https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/StringSplit.htm to separate the names and then add the hyphen in later.


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Just stringsplit the name on the hyphen, proper case the 2 words and concatenate them again with an hyphen in-between.

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Really simple PATTERSON-ED to Patterson-Ed the solution from jchd worked like a charm. (s)he did all the work from me which is greatly appreciated. 

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