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    Anyone have some quick code to change input into a specific column into UPPER CASE when it is entered?
    Probably simple but it's 3:00 AM and my brain quit functioning about an hour ago.
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    You have two options.
    1). Convert the data to upper case after it has been entered using the =UPPER() formula
    2). Enforce users to enter upper case from the off with data validation

    See previous post
    http://www.mrexcel.com/board/viewtop...c=1048&forum=2

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    You could use this. Put in sheet code,change column reference to your needs

    Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    'will change letters in column B to caps when there are entered
    Dim rng1 As Range, rng2 As Range, cell As Range

    On Error GoTo errorhandler
    Application.EnableEvents = False
    If Not Intersect(Target, Columns(2)) Is Nothing Then
    Set rng1 = Intersect(Target, Columns(2))
    Set rng2 = Intersect(ActiveSheet.UsedRange, rng1)
    For Each cell In rng2
    If cell.Formula <> "" Then
    cell.Formula = Format(cell.Formula, ">")
    End If
    Next cell
    End If
    errorhandler:
    Application.EnableEvents = True
    End Sub

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    Not when it is entered,

    what about after you could use the convert to UPPERcase function that is part of asap utilities, a free add-in of loads of usefull bit and bobs.

    http://www.asap-utilities.com/
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    Thank you AJ, PaulB and Ian Mac for your responses.
    AJ, I looked at Validation but wanted something more user friendly.
    Paul, Your formula works perfectly. Any way to make it cover multiple columns?
    And finally Ian Mac, thank you thank you for that web site reference. I downloaded the ASAP pack and it was so powerfull my monitor levitated when I installed it.
    Have a great day.
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    this is a bit simpler, for column B...

    Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    If Target.Column = 2 Then Target.Value = UCase(Target.Value)
    End Sub


    ...add extra lines identical but with eg.3 instead of 2 for column C, for multiple columns, else for the whole sheet do this...

    Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    Target.Value = UCase(Target.Value)
    End Sub

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    Sorry for the late Thank you daleyman. Been out of town again. This is without a doubt the most simple way to accomplish what I wanted to do. Suggest adding On Error Resume Next to the top. Otherwise it errors out if you try to copy drag anything down.
    Buena Surte a Todos
    George
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