Notepad++ Convert to Camel Case

In this article, I will show you how to convert your selected text to CamelCase using Notepad++. There are many ways that you can convert text to camel case, but if you have Notepad++ available on your computer, this will be quick and easy. CamelCase is when you have a grouping of words with no spaces and each of the first letters of the words are capitalized. ThisWouldBeAnExampleOfCamelCase 🙂

To start, select the text you want to convert to CamelCase.

Notepad++ Camel Case Before

Next, go to the main menu and select Edit -> Convert Case to -> Proper Case. You can also use the shortcut key of Alt + U.

Notepad++ Edit - Convert Case to - Proper Case

As a result, you have a sentence and each of the words is capitalized. Now we just need to remove the spaces.

Notepad++ Proper Case

To remove the spaces we are going to use find and replace. You can bring this window up by using the shortcut Ctrl + f. Once the modal is open, you will put a space in the Find what input. For the Replace with, we want to make sure that there is nothing in this input. Essentially what we are doing here is finding spaces and replacing them with nothing. Once you have this setup, click the Replace All button.

Notepad++ Find and Replace Spaces with Nothing

As a result, you should see that you now have your camelCase string. It is up to you if you would like the first word in the string to be capital or not. You can make this change manually.

Notepad++ Camel Case Text

Wrap Up

This also works if you only want it to apply to a certain piece of text. To do this only highlight the text that you would like converted to camel case.

If we want, there are also many online resources that will allow us to convert text to camel case. I recommend that you are careful with these tools. If you are handling sensitive information it is possible that these online tools may collect your data. This mean they can now see and store this information.

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3 thoughts on “Notepad++ Convert to Camel Case”

  1. Camel case isn’t just a random assignment of upper and lower case letters! Camel case starts the first word with lowercase, then the first letter of each subsequent word is UPPERCASE, i.e.:


    • Thank you for the feedback. That was definitely a misunderstanding on my part. I will work on getting this article updated, and a new video!

    • Way too long later, I finally go this article updated. Thanks again for the feedback. I really messed up on this one.


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