yields a string in which the first character has been made uppercase.


gives a string capitalized using the specified capitalization scheme.


  • Capitalize handles both ordinary and special characters.
  • Variant lowercase characters such as \[CurlyPhi] are converted to their nonvariant uppercase forms.
  • Capitalization schemes include:
  • "FirstWord"only the first word in a string
    "AllWords"each word in a string
    "LongWords"all words longer than three characters
    "TitleCase"capitalize all important words


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Basic Examples  (3)

Capitalize the first character of a string:

Capitalize letters of the Greek alphabet:

Use different capitalization schemes on the same string:

Scope  (2)

Capitalize automatically threads over lists:

"TitleCase" capitalization takes into account word position and part of speech:

Introduced in 2015
Updated in 2017