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# 8  
Old 01-08-2013
I tried binlib's approach on GNU bash, version 3.2.25(1)-release (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) but it didn't work. Got below error:
Code:
${@^}: bad substitution

Which version does this need?

---------- Post updated at 11:34 ---------- Previous update was at 11:29 ----------

Ok, got it. Looks like it works only on Bash version 4
# 9  
Old 01-08-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by bipinajith
I tried binlib's approach on GNU bash, version 3.2.25(1)-release (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) but it didn't work. Got below error:
Code:
${@^}: bad substitution

Which version does this need?

---------- Post updated at 11:34 ---------- Previous update was at 11:29 ----------

Ok, got it. Looks like it works only on Bash version 4
Yes,
these case modification parameter expansion require bash >= 4.

With zsh:
Code:
zsh-5.0.0% s='are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'
zsh-5.0.0% print -- "${(C)s}"                         
Are Utilities Ready For Hurricane Sandy

... and Perl:
Code:
perl -le'print join " ", map ucfirst, split /\s+/, shift' 'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'
Are Utilities Ready For Hurricane Sandy


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# 10  
Old 01-08-2013
Nice solutions, although the perl solution can be shortened:

Code:
perl -le'$_=shift;s/\b(.)/\u$1/g;print' 'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'
or
perl -ple's/\b./\u$&/g' <<<'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'

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# 11  
Old 01-08-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by binlib
Nice solutions, although the perl solution can be shortened:

Code:
perl -le'$_=shift;s/\b(.)/\u$1/g;print' 'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'
or
perl -ple's/\b./\u$&/g' <<<'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'

Yes,
just removing the l switch Smilie

Code:
zsh-5.0.0% perl -pes/'\b./\u$&'/g<<<'are utilities ready for hurricane sandy'
Are Utilities Ready For Hurricane Sandy

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