Commit 500a0d19 authored by Fawzi Mohamed's avatar Fawzi Mohamed

Doc:A script to transform sentences to Qt title case

to-title-case.js   contains the javascript function to convert to
                   Qt title case (up style).
to-title-case.html allows one to test the script interactively
                   in a browser.

Change-Id: I3fbd2477a26ae701775a8e5391a13f4f27f9f355
Reviewed-by: default avatarLeena Miettinen <>
parent 2e122f6c
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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="" xml:lang="en-US" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Qt Title Case</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="to-title-case.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../classic.css" />
<script type="text/javascript">
return false;
<body><div id="container">
<h1>Qt to Title Case</h1>
<p>Converts the entered phrase to the title case format used by Qt: prepositions of less than 5 letters are lowercase unless at the end of a sentence.</p>
<p>This script does not perform grammatical analysis, and therefore it might be wrong at times... Use your judgement, and if possible fix the script.</p>
<form id="tester" action="">
<input id="untitled" type="text" value="Turn me into a title" />
<input type="submit" value="Convert &rarr;" />
<input id="titled" type="text">
<p>Derived from <a href=""></a> written by David Gouch after John Gruber's <a href="">post</a></p>
* Derived from To Title Case 1.1.2 <>
* Copyright (c) 2008-2011 David Gouch, Fawzi Mohamed.
* Licensed under the MIT License.
String.prototype.toTitleCase = function() {
return this.replace(/([\w&`'‘’"“.@:\/\{\(\[<>_]+-? *)/g, function(match, p1, index, title) {
if (index > 0 && title.charAt(index - 2) !== ":" &&^(a(mid|nd?|s|t)?|b(ut|y)|down|e(re|n)|f(or|rom)|i(f|n(to)?)|lest|next|o(n(to)?|ver|f|r)|per|re|t(h(en?|an|ru)|o|ill)|u(p|nto)|v(ia|s?\.?)|with)[ \-]/i) > -1)
// expanded list of the lowercase words:
// a amid an and as at but by down ere en for from if in into lest
// next on onto over of or per re then than thru to till up unto via
// v vs v. vs.
return match.toLowerCase();
if (title.substring(index - 1, index + 1).search(/['"_{(\[]/) > -1)
return match.charAt(0) + match.charAt(1).toUpperCase() + match.substr(2);
if (match.substr(1).search(/[A-Z]+|&|[\w]+[._][\w]+/) > -1 ||
title.substring(index - 1, index + 1).search(/[\])}]/) > -1)
return match;
return match.charAt(0).toUpperCase() + match.substr(1);
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