Surname without capital first letter

Discussion in 'The Newbie Zone' started by Unifex, Jun 4, 2020.

  1. Unifex New Member

    Hey guys,

    I was wondering, is there anyway at all I can have a lastname that doesn't start with a capital letter?
    My issue is my last name begins with i, then two 'L's', meaning the way EQ handles text it ends up looking like this: III****, when it should be ILL*****.... so I tried using lower case i for first letter, and this even seemed to work in the confirmation pop-up, but the final result was a capital and III*****

    Any ideas around this issue?

    Thank you for reading :)
  2. Qbert Augur

    A patch a few months ago made some minor changes with surnames:

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    https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq...date-notes-march-11-2020.263793/#post-3878224

    - The surname command now allows the use of a second capital letter and a single accent character.

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    While probably not what you want (and it may not even work), you could try to put a ' before the first letter of your surname to see if it lets the "i" remain lowercase?
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  3. xxGriff Augur

    no way around that short of petitioning to see if your request is approved (highly unlikely), as technically you are looking to create a type of title and not a surname. the changes that were intro'd function as Qbert stated... and the suggestion is the closest you will get, if it works.
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  4. Unifex New Member

    Thank you for the info and replies.

    Cheers
  5. Unifex New Member


    How does one actually use an accent in game? Copy/paste from windows character map doesnt work ... simply typing something like ` before first letter is also rejected

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