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Is a GREP style enough?
1. Make a new character style "Caps", and set its Capitalization to All Caps
2. Add this GREP style to your bullets paragraph style: ^. and have it apply the Caps char style
Pro: every first character of your bullet style paragraphs will be capitalized, even if you move text around or edit it etc. -- it's magic!
Con: they are not really "capitals", they are lower case characters with a Caps text attribute. That's particularly important if you export to an e-pub, for example (I don't think all e-pub readers recognize the text-transform to capitals. I'm not even sure InDesign exports it as such.)
Thank you for your help!
I would still eventually like to make it an actual cap and not a pseudo-cap as it removes the margin for error, but as we are only exporting pdfs at the moment it works brilliantly!!
I haven't had much exposure to GREP, but rest assured I will be researching it now
This will make it into actual caps but it's not dynamic. It could be made dynamic with an event listener but it's probably not worth it.
Make sure to change the paragraph style names on the script
Thank you Trevor, this is exactly what we need!!
Now the challenge is to ensure everyone actually remembers to run the script...
Glad it's what you were looking for.
I can't remind you to run the script but I can remind you to mark it as correct.