How to transform text from one case to another using javascript

November 27th, 2012 | Posted by Nitesh in General | Javascript | Utility

Friends,

This post will describe converting text from one case to another using javascript. In general programming, we need to convert a text to the following cases –

  • Lower Case
  • Upper Case
  • Title Case

We will see the conversion one by one below –

To convert a text into lowercase using Javascript

function toLowerCase(str) {
   return str.toLowerCase();
}

You can use this by calling –

alert toLowerCase("HELLO WORLD");

To convert a text into uppercase using Javascript

function toUpperCase(str) {
   return str.toUpperCase();
}

You can use this by calling –

alert toUpperCase("hello world");

To convert a text into Titlecase using Javascript

function toTitleCase(str) {
   return str.replace(/\w\S*/g, function (txt) { return txt.charAt(0).toUpperCase() + txt.substr(1).toLowerCase(); });
}

You can use this by calling –

alert toTitleCase("hello world");

Hope you all enjoyed reading this post. Let me know your thoughts and views via comments. :)

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  • Joseph

    Great post, thanks.

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