[TxMt] How to target specific fields for a "Change to Titlecase" in SQL
john at designop.us
Fri Aug 8 19:24:19 UTC 2008
Hi, I'm new.
I'm working on a custom Textpattern installation and my client has
entered a massive amount of text data in certain fields using
UPPERCASE. He wants the text displayed in Title Case instead, and he
doesn’t want to manually change it. I can easily use the style
declaration "text-transform: capitalize;" for these elements, but my
client would very much prefer formal title case in which words such
as “the,” “of,” “and,” and “for” are not capitalized. (I see that
Textmate’s "Convert to Titlecase" command in the "Text" menu does
I have made a mysql dump of the database, but I'm not sure how to
isolate the appropriate data for a text transformation. Here is how
each individual record is formatted in the database:
The mysql dump also contains uppercase terms such as "DROP TABLE IF
EXISTS" and lowercase terms like "datetime" and "varchar" that I
_don't_ want changed. Is there a simple way to target just the
UPPERCASE DATA fields enclosed in single quotes for a massive "Covert
I welcome advise from regular expression fu-masters and Textmate adepts!
Thanks in advance!
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