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How to lowercase first letter in Excel

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Questions:

I have a column of text that is camelcase and needs to be lower camelcase:

+---------------+---------------+
| Original      | Desired       |
+---------------+---------------+
| OrderStatus   | orderStatus   |
+---------------+---------------+
| ActiveFlag    | activeFlag    |
+---------------+---------------+
| CancelledFlag | cancelledFlag |
+---------------+---------------+
How to&Answers:

This will do the trick:

=REPLACE(A2,1,1,LOWER(LEFT(A2)))

Answer:

Here is a SUBSTITUTE version:

=SUBSTITUTE(A1,LEFT(A1),LOWER(LEFT(A1)),1)

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Answer:

Another to throw into the pot.

=replace(a2, 1, 1, char(code(a2)+32))

Answer:

Retrieve the first letter with LEFT, LOWER it, and the concatenate the rest with CONCATENATE + MID.

=CONCATENATE(LOWER(LEFT(A1,1)),MID(A1,2,LEN(A1)))