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griffee
19 May 2005, 02:30 AM
I have an unusual problem that has just cropped up in the past week or so.

In place names, Reunion has suddenly decided that every word should be capitalized, even though in some there are words that are not supposed to be capitalized.

For example, in the place Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika, East Africa the

Mary Arthur
19 May 2005, 03:19 AM
I have an unusual problem that has just cropped up in the past week or so.

In place names, Reunion has suddenly decided that every word should be capitalized, even though in some there are words that are not supposed to be capitalized.Dear Ann,

I would bet that you have inadvertently checked Initial Caps. Go to a card and attempt to edit it, on the right, below the sound-ex code is Last Name Uppercase and Initial Caps. If it is unchecked, I will be surprised.

Mary Arthur

griffee
19 May 2005, 02:33 PM
I would bet that you have inadvertently checked Initial Caps. Go to a card and attempt to edit it, on the right, below the sound-ex code is Last Name Uppercase and Initial Caps. If it is unchecked, I will be surprised.rDear Mary

You're right! That fixed it, but I have no idea how it got checked in the first place. I've never done anything with that option. Strange.

Thanks!!!

Ann