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Change Case...

Posted by agiletortoise, Last update about 1 month ago

Change case of selected text. Options for lower, UPPER and Title Case, as well as destination for output.

Steps

  • script

    // Adapted from sample originally posted 
    
    /*
      * To Title Case 2.1 – http://individed.com/code/to-title-case/
      * Copyright © 2008–2013 David Gouch. Licensed under the MIT License.
     */
    
    String.prototype.toTitleCase = function(){
      var smallWords = /^(a|an|and|as|at|but|by|en|for|if|in|nor|of|on|or|per|the|to|vs?\.?|via)$/i;
    
      return this.replace(/[A-Za-z0-9\u00C0-\u00FF]+[^\s-]*/g, function(match, index, title){
        if (index > 0 && index + match.length !== title.length &&
          match.search(smallWords) > -1 && title.charAt(index - 2) !== ":" &&
          (title.charAt(index + match.length) !== '-' || title.charAt(index - 1) === '-') &&
          title.charAt(index - 1).search(/[^\s-]/) < 0) {
          return match.toLowerCase();
        }
    
        if (match.substr(1).search(/[A-Z]|\../) > -1) {
          return match;
        }
    
        return match.charAt(0).toUpperCase() + match.substr(1);
      });
    };
    
    // Convert selected text to title case.
    var s = editor.getSelectedText();
    editor.setSelectedText(s.toTitleCase());
    
  • script

    // prompt for case change type and run
    let f = () => {
    	let p = Prompt.create();
    	
    	p.title = "Change Case";
    	p.message = "Change case of text selection";
    	
    	p.addSelect("op", "Operation", ["UPPER", "lower", "Title"], ["UPPER"], false);
    	
    	p.addSelect("output", "Output", ["Replace selection", "Clipboard", "New draft"], ["Replace selection"], false);
    		
    	p.addButton("Change");
    	
    	if (!p.show()) {
    		return false;
    	}
    	
    	let op = p.fieldValues["op"][0];
    	let selection = editor.getSelectedText();
    	
    	switch(op) {
    		case "UPPER":
    			selection = selection.toUpperCase();
    			break;
    		case "lower":
    			selection = selection.toLowerCase();
    			break;
    		case "Title":
    			selection = selection.toLowerCase().toTitleCase();
    			break;
    	}
    	
    	const output = p.fieldValues["output"][0];
    	switch(output) {
    		case "Replace selection":
    			editor.setSelectedText(selection);
    			break;
    		case "Clipboard":
    			app.setClipboard(selection);
    			break;
    		case "New draft":
    			let d = Draft.create();
    			d.content = selection;
    			d.update();
    			editor.load(d);
    			break;
    	}
    	return true;
    }
    
    if (!f()) {
    	context.cancel();
    }
    

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