How to change case in Notepad++

Notepad++ is one of the best source code editors. It is fast and efficient and provides all necessary editing functions built-in. It does support plugins and extensions to add additional functionality.

You are going to love this text editor for features like syntax highlighting, code folding, EOL Conversion, effective search and replace functionality.

Today, we are going to cover case conversion in Notepad++

Case conversion in Notepad++

You can use Notepad++ to the covert case of text from the common lower case to the upper case along with additional case conversion.

Below is the complete list along with Keyboard shortcuts.

  1. Upper case (Ctrl+Shift+U)
  2. Lower case (Ctrl+U)
  3. Proper case (Alt+U)
  4. Proper case (blend) ( Alt+Shift+U)
  5. Sentence Case (Ctrl+Alt+U)
  6. Sentence Case (blend) (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+U)
  7. Invert Case
  8. Random Case

How to change case in Notepad++

Changing the text case is very easy in a notepad++. There is a separate menu available which you can use or keyboard shortcuts which we have mentioned above.

In general, select a text in Notepad++. Go to Edit – > Convert Case to and Select the appropriate option from the menu to convert the case. You can also use a keyboard shortcut for a quick change.

Refer to the below GIF which shows the case conversion.


Case conversion is common operating you do as a developer. Notepad++ does provide a quick and easy method to achieve this.

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