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Change UPPER CASE names to Capital Case

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Created on: 12/05/14 11:36 AM Views: 710 Replies: 4
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:36 AM

When I first created our site, I uploaded all 770 names from an old Excel class list (in the required .csv format). I didn't notice until it was too late that all the names were UPPER CASE. I'd like them to be like John Jones instead of JOHN JONES. Is there any way I can re-import the names, or run some script to change the case? Or would it have to be a manual, painful thing?

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Friday, December 5, 2014 at 2:49 PM - Response #1

You will need to modify your spreadsheed. I do believe you can change the case in your field on the spreadsheet within Excel. The you will need to go to Manage Classmates > Upload Classmates > Reset Classlist.... scroll to the bottom and check all and delete all classmates. Then you can re-upload your new list.


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Friday, December 5, 2014 at 2:54 PM - Response #2

Good catch, Tom! I have an alumni site with one complete class in all upper case. I did not catch it in time. Guess who is changing the names?
Cool

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Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM - Response #3

Well I wouldn't dare do that, since we have a number of people already signed up, with new contact info and profile info entered. I'm afraid it would overwrite (or delete) the data people have entered. Is that correct?

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Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:27 PM - Response #4

There is an option to select all who have not joined. Then you simply need to reupload those who you have deleted and alter the others.


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