Steve, FYI, the list box code generated by TWM is basically Matt's example - thanks Matt !! Bernie TWM - the only FutureBasic GUI builder for OS X <http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bernie.w/twm.htm) On Feb 5, 2005, at 5:12, Steve Crossman wrote: > David, > Good stuff there and just what I was looking for. Now if I can > incorporate this with Matt's appearance list example I have just what > I need. > So many ways to achieve the same results. > thanks a bunch... > Steve > > On Feb 4, 2005, at 11:54 PM, David Bailey wrote: > >> I sent you an example off-list on building lists using STR# or INDEX$ >> to fill the list. Using the techniques shown you can populate a list >> with more than 70k strings in less than a second. One does a loop >> through elements (typical way) the other pushes the whole STR# >> resource or INDEX$ handle into a list in one call. Let me know if >> this is what you were looking for.