How do I create a filter to show only the UPPERCASE records in a spreadsheet?

I am importing a CSV file. It has both UPPERCASE and lowercase entries in a single column. I would like to filter out all the records that are not UPPERCASE. The end result would be that all mixed case and lowercase entries would NOT be displayed.

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  • GrantSmith
    GrantSmith Indiana πŸ”΄
    Accepted Answer

    Hi @PSMTQsecofr

    You can use a beast mode to do something similar. MySQL / Beast Modes have access to the UPPER and LOWER functions however there is no function to Proper Case a string so this defaults to "Mixed Case" if it's not either upper or lower case. It should still solve your issue of wanting to filter only Upper Case records. You'd just need to add the beast mode to your filter in the analyzer when designing your card.

    CASE WHEN `field` = UPPER(`field`) THEN 'Upper Case'
         WHEN `field` = LOWER(`field`) THEN 'Lower Case'
         ELSE 'Mixed Case'
    END
    

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  • PSMTQsecofr
    PSMTQsecofr βšͺ️

    This is the Excel command to identify fields by case.

    =IF(EXACT(A2,UPPER(A2)),"Upper Case",IF(EXACT(A2,LOWER(A2)),"Lower Case",IF(EXACT(A2,PROPER(A2)),"Proper Case","Other")))

  • PSMTQsecofr
    PSMTQsecofr βšͺ️

    Thanks. I'll give it a go and post my results.

  • PSMTQsecofr
    PSMTQsecofr βšͺ️

    Got me to where I needed to go, Thanks!