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Questions tagged [capitalization]

For questions related to the use and mis-use of Capitalization in text on Stack Exchange

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Inconsistency for “cancel” button on question delete popup

Trying to delete your own question when it has answers shows me a popup: The "cancel" link (button?) is written in lower case. In the same time while editing the "Cancel" link is started from the ...
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Missing capital in “info” tab of tag page [duplicate]

Very very minor issue, but at some point, a capital "I" went missing in the "info" tab below, whereas all the other tabs are capitalized. Happens on the 4-5 sites I've tested, likely on all others. It ...
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Download software for windows or mac, or Windows or Mac?

After an election ends (example), there's a banner offering readers to download a software to audit the results. However, the names of the two platforms, windows and mac, aren't correctly capitalized ...
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Inconsistent tooltip capitalisation on question pages

The capitalisation of tooltips on question pages is quite inconsistent. Looking, for instance, at the featured Meta Stack Overflow question "Take the 2019 Developer Survey", many inconsistencies can ...
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Capitalized “Edit” and “Delete” buttons for comments are inconsistent with other UI elements

Just recently the Edit and Delete buttons for comments went capitalized, while most other buttons (links) remain completely lowercase. This creates an inconsistency in UI. Can we either get back edit ...
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Capitalize “your reputation” in topbar tooltip

Most tooltips in the topbar are capitalized: But not the reputation: Let's capitalize your reputation!
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Bug in CSS for side menu while editing profiles in Spanish and Portuguese sites (inter alia)

You should not be applying the capitalize text-transform on international sites, because that’s wrong “culturally inappropriate” for those languages. This is because you have a bug in the last line ...
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Why were the tab buttons on the homepage changed to sentence case from lowercase?

I noticed that the tabs on the homepage (active, featured, etc.) were made "Sentence case" as part of the redesigning efforts. Previously, they were all lowercase. Before: (taken from site without ...
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stackoverflow.email incorrectly capitalises link as StackOverflow.com

At the top of stackoverflow.email, there is a link to Stack Overflow, however the link is shown as ‘StackOverflow.com’. However, this capitalisation is incorrect, based on the Trademark Guidance. ...
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Movies & TV site have inconsistent display with other communities [closed]

I see an inconsistency issue in the Movies & TV site's question page compared with other Stack Exchange communities. Right-hand side bar section titles in CAPS. In the right-hand side bar ...
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Update capitalisation in footer copyright of Area 51 to match sites

The capitalisation of "Stack Exchange" in the footer's copyright on the sites was corrected, per this Meta discussion: Stack Exchange should be capitalized in the copyright. However, the Area 51 ...
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Update capitalisation in footer copyright of SEDE to match sites

The capitalisation of "Stack Exchange" in the footer's copyright on the sites was corrected, per this Meta discussion: Stack Exchange should be capitalized in the copyright. However, the Stack ...
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Stack Exchange API page should have proper capitalization

On the Stack Exchange API page, it says When it’s rendered, it’s all lowercase. However, it’s really Get Started With Our API So could the CSS be changed from .introtext{ color: #3a6da6;...
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capitalize merge notice [duplicate]

... please. the sentence ("this question was merged...") should really start with a capital letter.
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“[Edit]” shortlink is changed to lowercase at the begining of a sentence

The comment below this post contains a sentence starting with "[Edit]". The system changes it to a lower case 'edit'.
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Stack Exchange should be capitalized in the copyright

In the footer of every Stack Exchange site, it says: site design / logo © 2014 stack exchange inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required I think "stack exchange" ...
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Capitalize and punctuate “let us continue this discussion in chat”

Stack Exchange has a feature to help move extended discussions out of comments and into chat, but when you use it, it automatically writes the following message for you: let us continue this ...
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Auto-capitalization of question titles

Would it be possible to implement an auto-correction mechanism on the title box to make the first word always capitalized? It's not a big deal, but it could help those who are not familiar with ...
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suggested edits purely consisting of fixing capitalization (i -> I)?

So I came across the first one which changed a few "i" into "I" and rejected it for being too minor, then came across another one - looks like there's a user that's been doing this for a while based ...
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“got a question about the site itself?” should be capitalized

On a beta site such as Beer.StackExchange, you would see got a question about the site itself? meta.beer is the place to talk about things like what questions are appropriate, what tags we should ...
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Help center uncapitalized letter AND typo: “Note: deleted questions do not… so you if you…”

Towards the bottom of the Deleted Questions page of the Help Center is the following sentence: Note: deleted questions do not appear in search results, so you if you wish to later undelete a ...
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Selecting multiple values when editing posts

When editing post, is it possible to select multiple text items e.g. "dont" or "i" and replace with a different value (in this case "don't" or "I")?
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Please capitalize “muslims” in the description of Islam.SE on StackExchange.com

I noticed a small typo here: http://stackexchange.com/sites?view=list#traffic Q&A for muslims, experts in Islam, and those interested in learning more about Islam Please capitalize "muslims"...
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Capitalize HTML, XML, etc

I have a question about editing. When I edit, I am in the habit of capitalizing certain acronyms. Mainly HTML, XML, and CSS. However, I see these un-capitalized so often that I was wondering if they ...
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Could the words in the “Title” box when one is asking a question be properly capitalized? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we have proper casing in the question title watermark? I requested on Meta EL&U that the words in the Title box be capitalized properly, seeing as how we are a site ...
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BLOCK QUESTIONS IN ALL CAPS

RECENTLY ON THE ANDROID SITE WE GOT THIS QUESTION WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS. THIS WAS SURPRISING TO ME, SINCE I ASSUMED IT WOULD HAVE BEEN CAUGHT BY THE QUALITY FILTER — BESIDES BEING INDICATIVE OF ...