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How To Change All Caps To Lowercase In Google Docs?

by Yaron Elharar (@YaronElharar)

When you need to do a text change or conversion in Google docs, the first thing you need to do is select the text you want to be changed, It is not so easy to find buried within the menus but what you’re looking for is the format menu, within the format menu go to the Text Section at the bottom of the text section you will find Capitalization, In this submenu there are three options available to you.

In Google Drive you have 3 options:

  • lowercase
  • Title Case

For shortcuts in Google docs, plus other programs see the enable global shortcuts using AnyCase App  (for Windows)

  • UPPERCASE (Win+Alt+U)
  • Title Case (Win+Alt+T)
  • lowercase (Win+Alt+L)
  • Sentence Case (Win+Alt+S)
  • AlTeRnAtInG CaPs (Win+Alt+A)
  • Toggle case (when you start typing with the CAPS LOCK on)
  • Switch language (when you start typing in the wrong language)

Converting to lowercase goes like this

  1. Select the text you want to convert from uppercase to lowercase in Google Document.
  2. Go to format > Text > capitalization >  lowercase
  3. Select

You will need to repeat this process each time you want to change from uppercase to lowercase, or title case Etc., But there is an easier way which we’ll discuss next.

How To Change All Caps To Lowercase In Google Docs?

Enable Google docs uppercase shortcut, lowercase, or title case

In Windows there is a way to enable shortcuts in Google docs, by using AnyCase App you can automatically integrate with 100s of programs to convert directly in-place, Google docs and many others. In 3 min you can define your own shortcuts that would work in docs, and practically anywhere.

  1. First step, download, and install AnyCase App.
  2. Now when AnyCase is active the shortcuts below are enabled. and you can define your own shortcuts and settings.
  3. What’s left is to select a text and use one of the shortcuts

The table below lists the default shortcuts that will be enabled in Google docs, you can use them directly on the document. AnyCase Can help you in many other tasks as well, you can see a more detailed set of features here.

When it comes to the question of how to change all caps to lowercase in Google docs? it comes down to 2 options, changing to lowercase through the menu, or using an app to enable conversion shortcuts directly in your Google Docs.

The huge bonus of using AnyCase is that converting case will now be global, an action you can perform across windows in any program you’re using, with these shortcuts. practically anywhere on Windows. You can go to this page to download AnyCase and enable your global conversion shortcuts in Windows.

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