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Installing AnyCase On Windows

Most users have installed an app on Windows before, and for them, the installation process does not need much of an explanation, as it’s the same whenever you install an application to expand/add additional functionality to Windows. AnyCase App is compatible with Windows 11/10/8.1/8 and 7.

Most of AnyCase users are in the business sector, AnyCase is built In a way that anyone that needs case conversion functionality can add and Install it. No administration privileges required (from v5.22 and above)

Installation Steps (Video goes over all steps)

  1. Download the latest version of AnyCase App
  2. Click the downloaded file to start the installation
  3. Follow the steps in the wizard
  4. Wait for the installation to finish
  5. TEST:  Select any editable text and test a conversion
AnyCase App Installation Walk-through

What Are The Shortcuts Available For Case Conversion?

AnyCase uses Windows shortcuts to convert between Uppercase, Title Case, Sentence Case, and Lowercase. To use a shortcut like Win+Alt+U for example to change the text to uppercase, you will need to:

  1. First, perform the selection
  2. When the text selected press these 3 buttons at the same time

An easy way to remember the case conversion shortcuts is that they all start with the Windows key + Alt Key, or in short Win + Alt and the first letter of the change you want to be performed (when possible), For example, Win+Alt+U will Change the text case to Uppercase.

Win+Alt+U = Uppercase
Win+Alt+T = Title Case
Win+Alt+S = Sentence Case
Win+Alt+L = Lowercase
Win+Alt+A = Alternating Caps
Win+Alt+O = Opens Apps Main Window

Additional shortcuts can be added in the settings area,
There you can define shortcuts for:

  • Toggle Case
  • Title case APA
  • Alternating Caps
  • Count Word
  • Remove Extra Spaces
  • Magic Paste
  • and Flip Language

How To Change Case Using A Context Menu?

Being able to convert case using a context menu is one of the more powerful features of AnyCase, it opens the ability to perform a conversion directly in any program using a context menu, for this method you don’t need to remember any shortcuts, the steps to use the context menu to change capitalization is as follows:

  1. First, select your text
  2. Hold the Shift key on your keyboard, then press the right-click button on your mouse

This will bring up a context menu dedicated to case conversions, with options to uppercase, lowercase, sentence case etc. On the right, you can see an example of the context menu in action on Twitter, but remember that this option will work in all the supported applications the same way.

To bring up the context menu in any program you normally press the right-click button of the mouse, to bring up the dedicated case conversion menu of AnyCase hold the Shift key before pressing the right-click.

The options available on the context menu are:

  • Uppercase
  • Lowercase
  • Title Case
  • Title Case APA
  • Sentence Case
  • Toggle Text Case
  • Alternating Caps
  • Flip Language
  • Add To Custom Capitalization
  • Activate Quick Replace Presets
    • Clear Preset
    • All Spaces To Underscores
    • All Underscores To Spaces
    • All Spaces To Hyphens
    • All Hyphens To Spaces
    • Remove All Spaces
  • Magic Paste
    • Paste
    • What is it? (help)
  • More
    • Clear text styling
    • Remove double spaces
    • How many

How To Convert Case Using The Application Window?

The AnyCase App window acts as a floating window that is always available. the AnyCase window floats above all other windows as you work, it is perfect for those moments you need to scan through your  document and change capitalization in multiple locations. Simply leave the window in a comfortable location and start hacking away through the entire document, as you fly through case conversions.

How To Set Custom Capitalization For Specific Words?

As we work on projects there are some words that need to be customly capitalized, whether it’s business names, personal names, product names etc. and this is where this feature comes in. You can easily select a word and using the context menu (Shift + mouse right-click) you can add words you would like to be customly capitalized.

To add a word to custom capitalization either write the word exactly how you want it to be capitalized, for select an already capitalized word; then shift + mouse right click, and select “Add to custom capitalization” from the drop-down.

Another way to add for remove words from custom capitalization, is to open the settings, and add, or remove the desired keywords there.

a comma will indicate the end of a custom capitalization word, for short sentence.

How Do I Switch The Language Of Text After I Already Started Typing?

This highly requested feature lets you switch language after you already started typing, this is a common problem for bilingual, multilingual people. you start typing while looking at the keyboard, when you look up you realize the keyboard is set to the wrong language.

As with any other conversion process start by selecting the section of text you’ve typed in the wrong language, then select the language you intended the text to be written in.
For example: HEB >> ENG will change in language from Hebrew text to the intended language English.

What Is the “Always Paste As Plaintext” Feature?

When turning this feature on. Text you are pasting will paste without styling or formatting. that means wherever you work in the 100s of supported applications the default action will always be “paste as plaintext”.

This function is different than the built in Ctrl+Shift+V function provided by windows, first and maybe it’s most important aspect is that it works consistently across applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. Second, the whole processes seamless, when using this feature you don’t need to worry about remembering whether a specific application accepts Ctrl+Shift+V, another application needs its settings Manually changed, are whether in the a third Ctrl+V is enough, AnyCase does everything on its end.

What Is Magic Paste? And How To Use It?

This feature lets you paste the copied text in fields that are blocking it, to the right you can see an example where in the first try I am using the normal paste function of Google Chrome and nothing happens, on the second try I use the magic paste option of the AnyCase App to paste the same text without a problem.

Whenever you encounter a field that blocks you from pasting text you copied to your clipboard (like in the example) you can use this feature to bypass the block.

How Many Words?

The “how many words” feature is a word counter, it will count the number of words that are in the selected text, how many characters, and how many characters are without spaces.

  1. First, select your text
  2. Hold the Shift key on your keyboard, then press the right-click button on your mouse
  3. Select the how many words option from the context menu

You will be presented with:

  • “How many words” are in the selected text.
  • How many characters are in the selected text Including spaces
  • How many characters are in the selected text without Including spaces

Proper Nouns And Abbreviations

AnyCase App huge proper noun engine contains thousands upon thousands of proper nouns that will be automatically capitalized as you Convert between uppercase to title case, lowercase to sentence case etc.; 90% percent of the time you won’t need to worry about brand names, personal names, countries, days of the week, months being capitalized, as AnyCase will convert them automatically.

This feature also makes sure abbreviations are Ignored in the sentence structure, the feature is turned on by default and can be controlled from the programs settings.

  • Brand/Company Names – eBay, CNN, CloudFlare, Starbucks
  • Personal Names – David, Mary, Kate
  • Days Of The Week – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
  • Months – January, February, Mar. Apr.
  • Holidays – Christmas, Ramadan, Hanukkah
  • Religions – Christianity, Judaism, Islam
  • Languages/Nationalities – English ,American, Japanese, Swedish
  • Countries/States – USA, United States, West Virginia, Texas, Hawaii
  • Cities – New York, Tokyo, Tel-Aviv
  • Common geographic locations – Mountains, Rivers, Waterways Etc.
  • Historical Periods/Events – World War II, D-Day, Korean War

Punctuation Engine

AnyCase App Punctuation Engine catches over 30 common punctuation issues and automatically fixes them. Some examples would be , a missing space after a comma , double/triple spaces that were missed in the paragraph , removes a dot if It appears directly after a question mark (Would you be in tomorrow?. >  Would you be in tomorrow?).

How Can I Move My License Between Computers?

AnyCase Pro supports moving your license between computers, if you need to activate a different Windows computer then the one you originally activated the license on, contact support and request your license to be reset. Then you will be able to use the license to activate AnyCase Pro on your new preferred machine.

AnyCase Settings

The settings Window of the program lets you adjust Several features of the AnyCase App

Custom Word Capitalization* – Enter any words that you would like to be strictly capitalized in this field, separated by a comma (,) what is commonly referred to as a comma-separated list.

This is a powerful feature of AnyCase, it makes it possible to define words you want to be capitalized in a specific way, for example, your name, a brand with a specific capitalization (e.g. FedEx, Microsoft, FDA, SpaceX), or your company name.

Keep Acronyms*  – When this feature is turned on AnyCase will try to identify any acronyms that you have capitalized in the selected text to be converted, and ignore the acronyms in the conversion.

Automatically capitalize – When this feature is turned on AnyCase makes sure that proper nouns such as brand names, personal names, days of the week, names of months are capitalize automatically.

Custom Shortcuts – Set your own shortcuts for case conversions across Windows OS, whether it’s uppercase, lowercase, etc. Deleting a custom shortcut activates the default shortcut.

Use Punctuation Engine – The punctuation engine catches punctuation issues in the text and fixes them automatically. Punctuation issues can range from a misplaced dot, to multiple consecutive spaces, or handling of brackets etc. AnyCase handles over 30 punctuation issues automatically for you.

Context Menu – Turning the context menu feature on/off

Start Minimize – Start AnyCase directly to Windows Trey

Start with Windows – Select whether the AnyCase program should start with Windows or not (on/off)

Alternative Conversion Method  – If you encounter issues converting in-place in a particular program, or if the results of the conversions in a specific program are not consistent, use this alternative in-place conversion method, this increases the number of programs any case supports but at the price that it’s significantly slower, we recommend activating this feature only if you encounter case conversion issues in a specific program.

License – You can either enter your license or buy a license using these buttons here.

Conversion message – Turns off/on the small pop up near the mouse when converting.

Caps lock indicator – Turns off/on the caps lock indicator.

* Note: this feature only works on Sentence Case and Title Case. When converting to uppercase and lowercase AnyCase assumed your intent is to completely convert the text to that capitalization style.

Anycase App settings button
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