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Found this site:

And it works for the first character but my lines are line this


And I would like this


Any thoughts?

VI Command would be nice but any other simple solution would work as well

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

do :%s/^./\U&/ then :%s/_./\U&/g

the first will uppercase the first letter of every line, the second will uppercase the first letter after each underscore in all lines.

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Combining the two search/replace Rob suggested:


will search for either the first char in a line or the first char following an _.


  • \| specifies 'or'
  • g will change all occurrences in a line
  • c will ask for confirmation
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