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Transform String on Clipboard to Title Case using JavaScript for Automation (JXA)
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[STRINGS] Transform String on Clipboard to Title Case [JXA]
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DATE: Wed, Feb 10, 2016
AUTHOR: JMichaelTX (in most forums)
Find any bugs/issues or have suggestions for improvement?
Contact me via PM or at blog.jmichaeltx.com/contact/
REF: https://github.com/gouch/to-title-case/blob/master/to-title-case.js
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var app = Application.currentApplication();
app.includeStandardAdditions = true;
//~~~~~ PROTOTYPE DEFINITOINS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
// REF: https://github.com/gouch/to-title-case/blob/master/to-title-case.js
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);
});
};
//~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ END OF PROTOTYPE DEFINITIONS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
//--- NOTE THAT USE OF THE PROTOTYPE toTitleCase() MUST BE AFTER ABOVE DEFINITION ---
var titleCaseStr = app.theClipboard().toTitleCase()
app.setTheClipboardTo(titleCaseStr)
titleCaseStr // Only needed if you want the script to return results to KM
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