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    For hyphenated words, if we want to capitalize the first letter of them, e.g. in typing a title, should we capitalize all the parts or just the first part?
    For example: California-based Websense OR California-Based Websense? A Three-year-old Child OR A Three-Year-Old Child?

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    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    For hyphenated words, if we want to capitalize the first letter of them, e.g. in typing a title, should we capitalize all the parts or just the first part?
    For example: California-based Websense OR California-Based Websense? A Three-year-old Child OR A Three-Year-Old Child?
    California-based Websense.
    A Three-year-old Child.

    I would use these. They make pretty odd titles, though.

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