IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks: How to Manipulate Case Used for Text
IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks: How to Manipulate Case Used for Text

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Did you know IBM Planning Analytics rules can be used to manipulate the case used for text?  There are rules to change values into both uppercase and lowercase.

UPPER

Converts an entire string to upper case

UPPER(‘Lee Lazarow wrote this’) becomes LEE LAZAROW WROTE THIS

LOWER

Converts entire string to lower case

LOWER(‘Lee Lazarow wrote this’) becomes lee lazarow wrote this

CAPIT

Converts the first letter of each work to upper case

CAPIT(‘Lee Lazarow wrote this’) becomes Lee Lazarow Wrote This

But what if you only want to capitalize the very first character?  You can do this by using these commands in conjunction with the LONG and the SUBST formulas. 

Here is an example of a set of rules that show various ways to manipulate a text string.

IBM Planning Analytics Tips & Tricks: Rules for Capitalization

By combining formulas together in Planning Analytics, text can easily be manipulated in a variety of ways.

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