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I'm writing a report together with another person, and he often neglects to use a capital letter at the start of each sentence. Is it possible to get LaTeX to correct this automatically instead of doing so by hand?

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"all the writhing in word" - I can't tell if that is a typo or not... –  Mikael Öhman Apr 24 '12 at 14:07
    
What do you mean by "no large literally"? –  Ailurus Apr 24 '12 at 14:08
    
You no. After an dot the first letter is always capitalised. Latex dont handle this like word do. –  mortenstarck Apr 24 '12 at 14:10
    
Do you mean that your colleague just types things like "This is the first sentence. this is the second sentence." without paying attention to the capitalisation of the words, because he's used to Word automatically correcting that? –  Jake Apr 24 '12 at 14:13
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If you happen to go with one of the answers provided in @Ailurus's link. Please go with the one that uses a script to change the input before compiling and not with the one that make the period active. That has the potential to break all kinds of stuff. Really, \tikz\node at (0.5,0.5) {please don't};. –  Roelof Spijker Apr 24 '12 at 14:37

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LaTeX is a set of macros for markup language TeX so definitely can't do anything. TeX maybe but sed (AWK, TCL, Perl, Python, Ruby) is the right toll for the job.

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