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Style textTransform Property

Style Object Reference Style Object

Example

Transform the first letter of each word in a <p> element to uppercase:

document.getElementById("myP").style.textTransform="capitalize";

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Definition and Usage

The textTransform property sets or returns the capitalization of a text.

This property is used to change the text to uppercase, lowercase or to capitalized.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The textTransform property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the textTransform property:

object.style.textTransform

Set the textTransform property:

object.style.textTransform="none|capitalize|uppercase|lowercase|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
none No characters are transformed. This is default
capitalize The first character of each word is transformed to uppercase
uppercase All characters are transformed to uppercase
lowercase All characters are transformed to lowercase
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: none
Return Value: A String, representing the transformation of the text in the element
CSS Version CSS1


More Examples

Example

Transform all characters in a <p> element to uppercase:

document.getElementById("myP").style.textTransform="uppercase";

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Example

Return the text transformation of a <p> element:

alert(document.getElementById("myP").style.textTransform);

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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Text

CSS reference: text-transform property


Style Object Reference Style Object

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