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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: capitalize first letter of a property?
Date Thu, 15 Jul 2004 10:12:35 GMT
<project name="myProject" basedir="." default="foo">
    <property name="myprop" value="foo" />
    <target name="foo">
        <!-- Using Javascript functions to convert the string -->
        <script language="javascript"> <![CDATA[

            // getting the value
            lowercaseValue = myProject.getProperty("myprop");

            // the first character
            ch = lowercaseValue.substring(0,1);

            // the rest of the value
            rest = lowercaseValue.substring(1);

            // convert first character to uppercase
            up = ch.toUpperCase();

            // concatenate the uppercase with the rest
            uppercaseValue = up + rest;

            // store the result in a new property
            myProject.setProperty("Myprop",uppercaseValue);

        ]]> </script>

        <!-- Display the values -->
        <echo>myprop=${myprop}</echo>
        <echo>Myprop=${Myprop}</echo>

    </target>
</project>

or

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<project name="test" basedir="." default="main">
    <taskdef resource="net/sf/antcontrib/antcontrib.properties"/>
    <target name="main">
        <property name="foo" value="foo"/>
        <propertyregex property="FOO" input="${foo}" regexp="[a-z]"
replace="\0" global="true"/>
        <echo>foo = ${foo}</echo>
        <echo>FOO = ${FOO}</echo>
    </target>
</project>



Jan

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Mike Norman [mailto:mwnorman@sympatico.ca]
> Gesendet am: Dienstag, 13. Juli 2004 23:29
> An: user@ant.apache.org
> Betreff: capitalize first letter of a property?
> 
> I have an admittedly-silly requirement that a property:
> 
>     application=foo
> 
> also have a corresponding property:
> 
>     uc_application=Foo
> 
> So, I have successfully built a regex pattern:
> 
> <property
> 	file="foo.properties"
> />
> <loadproperties
> 	srcFile="foo.properties"
> 	>
> 	<filterchain>
> 		<prefixlines
> 			prefix="uc_"
> 		/>
> 	</filterchain>
> 	<filterchain>
> 		<tokenfilter>
> 			<replaceregex
> 				pattern="application=(\w)(.+)"
> 				replace="application=toupper(\1)\2"
> 			/>
> 		</tokenfilter>
> 	</filterchain>
> </loadproperties>
> 
> However, I can't seem to figure out the 'replace' part. Is there a way
> to get the first group ('\1' - the letter 'f' in the above case) to
> be capitalized?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Mike Norman
> 
> 
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