String#titleize for creating properly capitalized titles.
It can be called as
"a string".titleize. It is also
The list of "small words" which are not capped comes from the New York Times Manual of Style, plus 'vs' and 'v'.
If loaded in a Rails environment, it modifies
Inflector#titleize. By default
Inflector#humanize. This however
can be problematic with words like "iPod", "GPS", and "McArthur". To disable
this behavior, use the options
:underscore => false and
:humanize => false.
Based on TitleCase.pl by John Gruber.
"a lovely and talented title".titleize # => "A Lovely and Talented Title"
gem install titleize
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