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# 1  
Old 09-26-2007
change filenames to Proper case


I have files with all its characters in lower cases. I need to change them to "proper case" (starting char to be come Upper case). How can I? Pls suggest.

for e.g. xyz.txt should become Xyz.txt

# 2  
Old 09-26-2007
With zsh:

zsh 4.3.4% touch xyz.txt abc.txt
zsh 4.3.4% autoload -U zmv
zsh 4.3.4% zmv '(*).(*)' '${(C)1}.$2' 
zsh 4.3.4% ls
Abc.txt  Xyz.txt

# 3  
Old 09-26-2007
if you can use Python:
# echo "abc.txt" | python -c "print raw_input().capitalize()"

# 4  
Old 09-26-2007
Thanks ghostdog74 & radoulov.

I'm allowed to use bash/ksh/sh only.

# 5  
Old 09-26-2007
echo "abc.txt" | awk 'BEGIN{OFS=FS=""}{$1=toupper($1);print}'

# 6  
Old 09-26-2007
Hi Ghostdog,

I am getting abc.txt as it as but Abc.txt was expected.

#echo "abc.txt" | awk 'BEGIN{OFS=FS=""}{$1=toupper($1);print}'


# 7  
Old 09-26-2007
Hi Ghostdog,

I installed gawk 3.1.5 and your solution worked great.

Thanks much


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