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Nov 27, 2008

I'm doing an Excel sheet for names, phone numbers...

I'd like cell A1 & B1 to capitalize the the first and last name.

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I have a routine where I and others enter employee names. It takes whatever case is inputted, and formats it to Capitialize the first name, Middle Initital, and Lastname. However, my routine is flawed slightly and I was wondering if there was a way to fix it.

The flaw is in the names such as McSomething, or MacDonald, McMasters.. the routine will Capitalize the first and last names, put a comma and even put a period if there is a middle initial (or not if there is no middle initial), but I can't figure out how to identify if its a Mc or a Mac or any other of those surnames. The routine will force it to Mcsomething or Macdonald ... so.. any ideas ?? It won't capitalize (in this case) the S in Mcsomething.

Public Sub StandardizeName()

Dim FN, MI, NOFI, NOLI, FirstName, LastName, First, Middle, Lastn As String

'Standardizes all name inputs - due to user input error
FN = TextBox3.Value
Lastn = TextBox1.Value
MI = TextBox4.Value

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