[SOLVED] How to force EditText to start text with capital letter?

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I have an EditText and I need the text in it (when user types in) to be started with capital letter.


Be careful if you add both android:capitalize="sentences" and android:inputType="text", as the latter seems to have priority over the first and the input will not be capitalized.

There’s a specific inputType for automatically capitalizing the first letter:


See http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/TextView.html#attr_android:inputType

Answered By – Maragues

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