Capitalize first letter of each word in a string

read -ra words <<< "<sentence>" && echo "${words[@]^}"
I find it useless but definitely simpler than #9230
Sample Output
read -ra words <<< "one two three" && echo "${words[@]^}"
One Two Three

By: RanyAlbeg
2011-09-10 02:46:42

4 Alternatives + Submit Alt

What Others Think

I get sh: Syntax error: redirection unexpected when I try this command.
Mozai · 570 weeks ago
9230 and 9232 make the first letter of each word capital AND the subsequent letters lower case. Your alternative leaves the subsequent letters capital. In other words theirs converts 'fOo baR' to 'Foo Bar' and yours converts to 'FOo BaR'.
splante · 569 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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