Brian S wrote: >> I’m thinking CoreText is the right tool. > I’m also looking at the "Text Layout Programming Guide" for Cocoa. You could combine a row of items into a line of text with tab @"\t" [at quote backslash t quote] separators. Then set the tab stops in whichever display technology you choose: CoreText/CTParagraphStyle or NSTextView/NSParagraphStyle. Robert P.