Changing case in Vim

Changing case in Vim

Visual select the text, then U for uppercase or u for lowercase. To swap all casing in a visual selection, press ~ (tilde).

Without using a visual selection, gU<motion> will make the characters in motion uppercase, or use gu<motion> for lowercase.

For more of these, see Section 3 in Vims change.txt help file.

See the following methods:

 ~    : Changes the case of current character

 guu  : Change current line from upper to lower.

 gUU  : Change current LINE from lower to upper.

 guw  : Change to end of current WORD from upper to lower.

 guaw : Change all of current WORD to lower.

 gUw  : Change to end of current WORD from lower to upper.

 gUaw : Change all of current WORD to upper.

 g~~  : Invert case to entire line

 g~w  : Invert case to current WORD

 guG  : Change to lowercase until the end of document.

 gU)  : Change until end of sentence to upper case

 gu}  : Change to end of paragraph to lower case

 gU5j : Change 5 lines below to upper case

 gu3k : Change 3 lines above to lower case

Changing case in Vim

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