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how to replace each first letter of a word into capital letter :

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Hi all, i'm currently struggling to perform the above mentioned replacement.

i already know how to catch the first letter in each word and determined if it's regular or capital.

however, i don't know how to replace this letter with it's corresponding capital letter.

perhaps there is an option to change the ascii value of the a character in perl regexp ?

for example :

Hello hello word --> Hello Hello World

many thanks for your help.
Sep 14 '09 #1
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  1. my $t="hello hello word";
  2. $t=~s/(\b)(\w)/$1\u$2/g;
  3. print $t;
Sep 14 '09 #2

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hey, thanks for the help ! i really appreciate it.
can you explain what does the '\u' symbol means, i haven't found it in any perl documentation
Sep 14 '09 #3

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perldoc perlre

\u uppercase next char (think vi)
Sep 14 '09 #4

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thanks again, i found all i need (and much more) in perlre
Sep 14 '09 #5

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