>p.s. "open-source" for futurebasic >means posting your functions to this list... ;+) Um... not exactly... >i intend to start giving this list >the gift of open source... :+) Only messages smaller than 32K will get through most ISPs, and file attachments will be rejected by associate.com (or me). Small pieces of code in answer to a question are always welcome, as are small snippets showing a problem. Full source to a program should be sent to the webring for web distribution - the list isn't set up to handle that. Bill "List Mom"