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The first letter is not required to be capitalized to fit this trope, but in the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on Wiki/TVTropes, it generally is.

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The first letter is not required to be capitalized to fit this trope, but in the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki {{Main/Wiki Word}}s on Wiki/TVTropes, it generally is.


** Particularly common for people of Irish and Scottish origin with a "Mc" or "Mac" name: see, e.g., UsefulNotes/McDonalds, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley,John [=McCain=], UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur, UsefulNotes/RamsayMacDonald...

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** Particularly common for people of Irish and Scottish origin with a "Mc" or "Mac" name: see, e.g., UsefulNotes/McDonalds, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley,John UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, John [=McCain=], UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur, UsefulNotes/RamsayMacDonald...


** Particularly common for people of Irish and Scottish origin with a "Mc" or "Mac" name: see, e.g., UsefulNotes/McDonalds, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/JohnMcCain, UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur, UsefulNotes/RamsayMacDonald...

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** Particularly common for people of Irish and Scottish origin with a "Mc" or "Mac" name: see, e.g., UsefulNotes/McDonalds, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/JohnMcCain, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley,John [=McCain=], UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur, UsefulNotes/RamsayMacDonald...


* Website/{{Twitter}} hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.

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* Website/{{Twitter}} hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.requirements and to avoid TheProblemWithPenIsland.

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* ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution'' is officially stylized as ''[=DanceDanceRevolution=]'', i.e. with no spaces.


* The Hebrew name of the [[Literature/TheBible Song of Songs]] would usually be ''Shir haShirim'' because Latin script transcription of Hebrew often uses [=CamelCase=] when a title includes a noun that begins with a definite article, the prepositions "to", "as", "-ly", "in" and "from", and "and", as they are written as part of the word in the respective writing systems they use: שיר (shir) is "song", השיר (hashir) - ‘the song’. Other systems might hyphenate, using ''ha-Shirim'' instead; this convention is often used for Arabic (e.g. ''[[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]]'' and not ''[=AlQur'an=]'').

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* The Hebrew name of the [[Literature/TheBible Song of Songs]] would usually be ''Shir haShirim'' because Latin script transcription of Hebrew often uses [=CamelCase=] when a title includes a noun that begins with a definite article, the prepositions "to", "as", "-ly", "in" and "from", and "and", as they are written as part of the word in the respective writing systems they use: שיר (shir) is "song", השיר (hashir) - ‘the song’. Other systems might hyphenate, using ''ha-Shirim'' instead; this convention is often used for Arabic (e.g. ''[[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]]'' [[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]] and not ''[=AlQur'an=]'').[=AlQur'an=]).


* Corporations have different reasons for {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}ing:

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* Corporations have different reasons for {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}ing: [=CamelCasing=]:



* The Hebrew name of the [[Literature/TheBible Song of Songs]] would usually be ''Shir haShirim'' because Latin script transcription of Hebrew often uses Camel Case when a title includes a noun that begins with a definite article, the prepositions "to", "as", "-ly", "in" and "from", and "and", as they are written as part of the word in the respective writing systems they use: שיר (shir) is "song", השיר (hashir) - ‘the song’. Other systems might hyphenate, using ''ha-Shirim'' instead; this convention is often used for Arabic (e.g. ''[[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]]'' and not ''[=AlQur'an=]'').

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* The Hebrew name of the [[Literature/TheBible Song of Songs]] would usually be ''Shir haShirim'' because Latin script transcription of Hebrew often uses Camel Case [=CamelCase=] when a title includes a noun that begins with a definite article, the prepositions "to", "as", "-ly", "in" and "from", and "and", as they are written as part of the word in the respective writing systems they use: שיר (shir) is "song", השיר (hashir) - ‘the song’. Other systems might hyphenate, using ''ha-Shirim'' instead; this convention is often used for Arabic (e.g. ''[[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]]'' and not ''[=AlQur'an=]'').


The first letter is not required to be capitalized to fit this trope, but in the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on TVTropes, it generally is.

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The first letter is not required to be capitalized to fit this trope, but in the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on TVTropes, Wiki/TVTropes, it generally is.



* In programming, it is a useful style for defining multi-word variables, so you can give a succinct idea of what said variable is supposed to do, instead of having to write lengthy comments about them in the function in which they're being used, mainly because usually you can't have a space in a variable name. In other languages, such as [=LISP=], the preferred convention is caravan-case, as [=LISP=] does not use infix syntax (thus freeing the hyphen), and caravan-case is generally seen as easier to read.

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* In programming, it is a useful style for defining multi-word variables, so you can give a succinct idea of what said variable is supposed to do, instead of having to write lengthy comments about them in the function in which they're being used, mainly because usually you can't have a space in a variable name. In other languages, such as [=LISP=], LISP, the preferred convention is caravan-case, as [=LISP=] LISP does not use infix syntax (thus freeing the hyphen), and caravan-case is generally seen as easier to read.



* ''Website/{{Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.

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* ''Website/{{Twitter}}'' Website/{{Twitter}} hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.


* ''{{Website/Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.
* A character in the ''Animorphs'' book series, who was something of an ethereal being who didn't so much "speak" as "telepathically slam his thoughts into your brain," had his dialogue rendered without spaces, to show them as a MotorMouth (as in, "doesn't bother to breathe").

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* ''{{Website/Twitter}}'' ''Website/{{Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.
* A character in the ''Animorphs'' ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' book series, who was something of an ethereal being who didn't so much "speak" as "telepathically slam his thoughts into your brain," had his dialogue rendered without spaces, to show them as a MotorMouth (as in, "doesn't bother to breathe").


[[SelfDemonstratingArticle manyWordsComeTogether with NoSpaces toForm aSingleWord. eachIndividualWord startsWith aCapitalisedLetter. theEndResult looksLike theHumps onTheBack of aCamel. theMainWay toMake]] [[Administrivia/WikiWord aWikiWord.]]

The first letter may or may not be capitalized depending on the context. (In the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on TVTropes, the first letter generally ''is''.)

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Capitalization in the middle of a word (or name) is an irregularity that entered into usage after fonts with distinct uppercase and lowercase lettering developed. Often the result of many words being smushed together, it is used in a variety of ways to distinguish the words used. We call this [=CamelCase=] because the resulting words [[SelfDemonstratingArticle manyWordsComeTogether with NoSpaces toForm aSingleWord. eachIndividualWord startsWith aCapitalisedLetter. theEndResult looksLike lookLike theHumps onTheBack of aCamel. theMainWay toMake]] [[Administrivia/WikiWord aWikiWord.]]

onTheBackOf aCamel.]]

Common reasons for {{Creators}} to use [=CamelCase=] are UsefulNotes/{{trademark}}s, {{Funetik Aksent}}s, or programming limitations.

The first letter may or may is not required to be capitalized depending on the context. (In to fit this trope, but in the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on TVTropes, the first letter it generally ''is''.)
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* ''{{Website/Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]).

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* ''{{Website/Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]).[=#TVTropes=]) for programming requirements.


* Corporations have different reasons for {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}:

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* Corporations have different reasons for {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}: {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}ing:

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[[SelfDemonstratingArticle manyWordsComeTogether with NoSpaces toForm aSingleWord. eachIndividualWord startsWith aCapitalisedLetter. theEndResult looksLike theHumps onTheBack of aCamel. theMainWay toMake]] [[Administrivia/WikiWord aWikiWord.]]

The first letter may or may not be capitalized depending on the context. (In the case of {{Administrivia/Wiki Word}}s on TVTropes, the first letter generally ''is''.)

* In programming, it is a useful style for defining multi-word variables, so you can give a succinct idea of what said variable is supposed to do, instead of having to write lengthy comments about them in the function in which they're being used, mainly because usually you can't have a space in a variable name. In other languages, such as [=LISP=], the preferred convention is caravan-case, as [=LISP=] does not use infix syntax (thus freeing the hyphen), and caravan-case is generally seen as easier to read.
* Corporations have different reasons for {{Administrivia/CamelCas|e}}:
** If they string together two or more common nouns, the new word can be UsefulNotes/{{trademark}}ed.
** When two or more predecessor companies are merged into one new one (also for trademark purposes).
* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' uses this style for species derivatives.
* ''{{Website/Twitter}}'' hashtags containing multiple words remove spaces and keep the first letter of each word capitalized (e.g. [=#TVTropes=]).
* A character in the ''Animorphs'' book series, who was something of an ethereal being who didn't so much "speak" as "telepathically slam his thoughts into your brain," had his dialogue rendered without spaces, to show them as a MotorMouth (as in, "doesn't bother to breathe").
* Used for most document names on ''classicthemes.com'' (e.g., [[http://www.classicthemes.com/findingEpisodes.html the page on finding episodes of old TV shows]]).
* Some people's names have capitalized letters in the middle of the name.
** [[Creator/LevarBurton LeVar Burton]].
** Particularly common for people of Irish and Scottish origin with a "Mc" or "Mac" name: see, e.g., UsefulNotes/McDonalds, UsefulNotes/WilliamMcKinley, UsefulNotes/JohnMcCain, UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur, UsefulNotes/RamsayMacDonald...
* The Hebrew name of the [[Literature/TheBible Song of Songs]] would usually be ''Shir haShirim'' because Latin script transcription of Hebrew often uses Camel Case when a title includes a noun that begins with a definite article, the prepositions "to", "as", "-ly", "in" and "from", and "and", as they are written as part of the word in the respective writing systems they use: שיר (shir) is "song", השיר (hashir) - ‘the song’. Other systems might hyphenate, using ''ha-Shirim'' instead; this convention is often used for Arabic (e.g. ''[[Literature/TheQuran Al-Qur'an]]'' and not ''[=AlQur'an=]'').
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