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What is confusing about upcase-region?

Using upcase-region gives the message about it being disabled because new users find it confusing; but it seems very straightforward—replace every character with its upper-case version, if there is ...
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Toggle letter case — exclude custom words from a list

Xah Lee wrote (some time ago) the following function that toggles the letter-case of the selected region or the current word. When toggling to initial caps, some words should not be capitalized such ...
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How to use company-transform to uppercase SQL keywords

company-transform seems can be used to apply function on candidates. How to uppercase all SQL keywords which are in company complete candidates? only apply this transform function in SQL/NoSQL ...
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how to disable autocapitalization for specific words?

I use org-mode, with auto-capitalize-mode turned on. But sometimes, within org-mode, I want to type out some lisp, highlight it, and execute it. I might type something like (setq org-cycle-...
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how to make auto-capitalize-mode downcase next word upon auto-capitalization?

Suppose I have a sentence: Two three four. Suppose I put the point on the "T" in "Two" and enter the text oneSPC. Auto-capitalize-mode will recognize that the point is at the beginning of a line or ...
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Convert the first character to uppercase/capital letter using yasnippet

Q: I have the following Yasnippet, which looks like this: MYNAME - $1 (`(insert-mode-description)`). $2 When I insert the snippet, the cursor starts on $1. Then I begin with typing. I would like ...
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Simulate shift key press depending on preceding text

When writing text, I would like not to have to press "Shift" when, say, the preceding text is a sentence end (e.g., ". "). So, for example, if I have written Hi. and then I type b, a B should appear ...
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Search for and correct capitalized words that are not at the beginning of a sentence

I have a latex document in which there are many incorrectly Capitalized words. Could anybody suggest a clever regex to track them? Even better if there is a function which cycles through such words ...
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Do not auto-capitalize when editing an equation in AUCTeX or org-mode

I would like the auto-capitalize minor mode not to capitalize mathematical text in AUCTeX and org-mode. To avoid this, when running in either of these modes, auto-capitalize should only capitalize ...
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fixing auto-capitalize to work with org-mode headings and lists

I want the auto-capitalize minor mode to work well with org-mode. Currently, auto-capitalize does not capitalize the first word in headings or list items (i.e., the word after '*' or '-'). For ...
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When typing, automatically transform SPC SPC into PERIOD SPC SPC

I would like the period at the end of a sentence to be added automatically when two spaces are typed (similar to how typing works in iPhones). I use two spaces between sentences, so the ...
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Is there an Emacs mode convenient for writing poetry?

I've tried simple searches on Google and MELPA with keywords like "emacs poetry mode" or "emacs verse mode" but haven't found anything specifically built for the purpose. The manual walks through ...