Preserving case in table parameters

Is there a way to preserve the case of a table parameter? I've experimented with quotes, parentheses, square brackets, and curly braces, to no avail. I've looked in the help file and this forum, but I haven't found a solution.

An example adapted from the help page on table parameters illustrates the issue:
table: example
No extra punctuation [@html_red with [@name]]\n&
Quotes [@html_red with "[@name]";]\n&
Brackets [@html_red with @name]\n&
Braces [@html_red with {[@name]}]

<font color=red>{$1}</font>

table: name
Grogar the Conqueror

This produces results like this (with the appropriate words in red):
No extra punctuation joe
Quotes "steve"
Brackets grogar the conqueror
Braces (invalid expression: grogar the conqueror)

Thanks for any help you can offer!


  • edited March 2017

    There is a filter called Proper that should work for this.

    Table: Test
    [@html_red with joe]

    < font color=red>[{$1} >> Proper]

    (had to put a space before font, or it read it as html - remove before use)

  • Ha, long time ago now, but after a few months I stopped checking for responses. In any case, the Proper filter (or Upper or Lower) helps only if I'm trying to force the capitalization in that manner. What I was looking for was a way to preserve the original capitalization, not to force it to something else. I long ago concluded there was no way to preserve the case in a passed parameter.

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