But with TextInfo, we have access to ToLower, ToUpper and another method called ToTitleCase. We can convert a string to title case—where each letter following a space is uppercased.
An example. To begin, we acquire an instance of the TextInfo class. We get it through CultureInfo.InvariantCulture—the invariant part just means it won't change based on the system set up.
Detail With ToLower, we have the same effect as the string ToLower method—uppercase chars are converted to lowercase ones.
Detail With ToUpper, we convert all lowercase chars to uppercase. Nothing else happens to the string.
Detail This function converts each lowercase letter that follows a space to an uppercase letter.
' Get instance of TextInfo.
Dim info1 As TextInfo = CultureInfo.InvariantCulture.TextInfo' Convert string to lowercase with TextInfo.
Dim result1 As String = info1.ToLower("BIRD")
Console.WriteLine("TOLOWER: " + result1)
' Convert to uppercase.
Dim result2 As String = info1.ToUpper("bird")
Console.WriteLine("TO UPPER: " + result2)
' Convert to title case.
Dim result3 As String = info1.ToTitleCase("blue bird")
Console.WriteLine("TO TITLE CASE: " + result3)
End ModuleTOLOWER: bird
TO UPPER: BIRD
TO TITLE CASE: Blue Bird
Some notes. For simple calls to ToLower and ToUpper, it is better to just use the String methods. These are used more often, and are easier to understand for other developers.
A summary. The ToTitleCase method is effective in converting a string into Title Case. For many simple applications, it is a better choice than a complex method that tests each char.