ASP 101 - Active Server Pages 101 pcase.aspx
<%@ Page Language="VB" %>
<script language="VB" runat="server">
	Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
		If Not Page.IsPostBack Then
			txtInput.Text = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."
			btnSubmit_OnClick(Nothing, Nothing)
		End If
    End Sub
	Sub btnSubmit_OnClick(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
		Dim strTemp As String
		strTemp = txtInput.Text
		litOriginal.Text = strTemp
		litLCase.Text    = LCase(strTemp)
		litUCase.Text    = UCase(strTemp)
		litPCase.Text    = PCase(strTemp)
		' Im still using the old PCase function we wrote just for consistency.
		' It's really no longer needed because now that you can use real VB
		' and not just VBScript, the following works just fine:
		litStrConv.Text = StrConv(strTemp, vbProperCase)
    End Sub
	' This function takes a string and converts to Proper Case.
	Function PCase(strInput)
		Dim iPosition  ' Our current position in the string (First character = 1)
		Dim iSpace     ' The position of the next space after our iPosition
		Dim strOutput  ' Our temporary string used to build the function's output
		' Set our position variable to the start of the string.
		iPosition = 1
		' We loop through the string checking for spaces.
		' If there are unhandled spaces left, we handle them...
		Do While InStr(iPosition, strInput, " ", 1) <> 0
			' To begin with, we find the position of the offending space.
			iSpace = InStr(iPosition, strInput, " ", 1)
			' We uppercase (and append to our output) the first character after
			' the space which was handled by the previous run through the loop.
			strOutput = strOutput & UCase(Mid(strInput, iPosition, 1))
			' We lowercase (and append to our output) the rest of the string
			' up to and including the current space.
			strOutput = strOutput & LCase(Mid(strInput, iPosition + 1, iSpace - iPosition))
			' Note:
			' The above line is something you may wish to change to not convert
			' everything to lowercase.  Currently things like "McCarthy" end up
			' as "Mccarthy", but if you do change it, it won't fix things like
			' ALL CAPS.  I don't see an easy compromise so I simply did it the
			' way I'd expect it to work and the way the VB command
			' StrConv(string, vbProperCase) works.  Any other functionality is
			' left "as an exercise for the reader!"
			' Set our location to start looking for spaces to the
			' position immediately after the last space.
			iPosition = iSpace + 1
		' Because we loop until there are no more spaces, it leaves us
		' with the last word uncapitalized so we handle that here.
		' This also takes care of capitalizing single word strings.
		' It's the same as the two lines inside the loop except the
		' second line LCase's to the end and not to the next space.
		strOutput = strOutput & UCase(Mid(strInput, iPosition, 1))
		strOutput = strOutput & LCase(Mid(strInput, iPosition + 1))
		' That's it - Set our return value and exit
		PCase = strOutput
	End Function
<title>ASP.NET Proper Case Sample</title>
<table border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="2">
		<td align="right"><strong>Original String:</strong></td>
		<td><asp:Literal id="litOriginal" runat="server" /></td>
		<td align="right"><strong>LCase (VBScript) String:</strong></td>
		<td><asp:Literal id="litLCase" runat="server" /></td>
		<td align="right"><strong>UCase (VBScript) String:</strong></td>
		<td><asp:Literal id="litUCase" runat="server" /></td>
		<td align="right"><strong>PCase (ASP 101) String:</strong></td>
		<td><asp:Literal id="litPCase" runat="server" /></td>
		<td align="right"><strong>StrConv(vbProperCase) (VB) String:</strong></td>
		<td><asp:Literal id="litStrConv" runat="server" /></td>
<form runat="server">
	Try it out on your input:<br />
	<asp:TextBox id="txtInput" size="50" runat="server" /><br />
	<asp:Button id="btnSubmit" runat="server"
		Text="Convert Text"
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