# How to use Excel PROPER function

## Quick view of Excel PROPER Function

Explanation: In the above table, the PROPER function is applied to the data and the results are from D7 to D10. The formula can be seen in the E column.

### Excel PROPER Function

The Excel PROPER function helps us to capitalize the text and of the selected cell. However, it ignores the spaces & punctuations.

#### Purpose (When to use PROPER Function)

The PROPER function is used to Capitalize the first letter of any given word.

#### Return value (Result)

This function helps to capitalize the characters & make them look proper.

=PROPER (text)

#### Arguments (Parts of Syntax)

text – The text that needs to be converted to Proper Case.

### Explanations

• Cell C7 contains “successful year” result in cell D7 “Successful Year”
• Cell C8 contains “happy Birthday” result in cell D8 “Happy Birthday”
• Cell C9 contains “Happy new year” result in cell D9 “Happy New Year”
• Cell C10 contains “welcome to the party” result in cell D10 “Welcome To The Party”
• In all the results you can observe the first letter is been capitalized