Block letters or Uppercase and Capital Letters

Block letters or Capital Letters

Block letters may also called ad block capitals, Which means writing in all capital letters or in large and small capital letters, imitating the style of typeset capital letters. This is not a necessary implication, however: in at least one court case involving patents, trademarks and registration of designs, the term “block letters” was found to include both upper and lower case.

A block letter could be used as a template letter, One that is used for all correspondence of a specific nature or type. It could even be turned into a Microsoft Word template, where various components are fed into the document from another source like an Excel spreadsheet using macros. A situation like this might arise for example if the same letter needs to be sent out to many people and personalized to each of them.

Block letters

How to Change Uppercase and Lowercase Text in Microsoft Word

  1. Highlight all the text you want to change.
  2. Hold down the Shift key and press F3.
  3. When you hold Shift and press F3, the text toggles from sentence case (first-letter uppercase and the rest lowercase), to all uppercase (all capital letters), and then all lowercase.

Note: If you are using a laptop or an Apple Mac, the function keys may not be enabled without the use of the Fn key. You may need to hold the Fn key, in addition to the Shift key, when you press F3.

If you’re not able to get the Shift+F3 shortcut to work in Microsoft Word 2007 or later, you can try the following option instead.

  1. In the menu bar, on the Home tab, click the Change Case icon, which has an uppercase ‘A’ and lowercase ‘a.’Change Case icon in Microsoft Word
  2. Select the appropriate option from the list of values. Ex: If you want to change to all uppercase letters, Select the UPPERCASE option. If you want to change to all lowercase letters, select the lowercase option.
  3. Here is another simple way to enabling Block letters, When you are typing in any where in computer turn on Capas Lock button.