[texhax] Re: Read and process single characters

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Fri Jun 24 18:58:49 CEST 2005

Torsten Wagner wrote:
> Hello TeX-Friends,
> does somebody know how to read single characters and process them one by 
> one.
> e.g. I like to make the first letter of a word capital, independent of 
> what the user typed in.
> so that
> \mycommand{my text}
> \mycommand{My text}
> results both in
> My text
> For sure, furthermore it would be nice if
> \mycommand{MY TEXT}
> results as shown above too.
> I found /uppercase and /lowercase to handle whole tokens. But how can I 
> split a token into single characters?



\makefirstuppercase{My text}\par
\makefirstuppercase{my text}\par
\makefirstuppercase{MY TEXT}

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