formula for upper & lower case in same column

Copper Contributor

I am trying to find a formula to change the last names to uppercase followed by a comma then proper case the first name, in the same column.

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Let's say you have a name such as


presti, christine


in A2. Enter the following formula in another cell in row 2:




Fill down as far as needed.



A very slight variation on what my friend @HansVogelaar has written for you.



works as shown here





In general, however, I would avoid putting first and last names into the same cell. Why? Doing that limits flexibility. Keeping them separate allows you to assemble such things as alphabetical listings sorted by last name AND also create name labels for various purposes with first name first. 

Thank you so much!@HansVogelaar 

Thank you so much!