I see... much better. Good call including the coretext file. It saves unnecessarily declaring system strings. I'm not sure I'd call it a demo. Its more like a test rig. I'm not sure I'd have someone else follow my example. Thanks, W. ________________________________________ From: futurebasic@... [futurebasic@...] On Behalf Of SVanVoorst [svanvoorst@...] Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 4:07 AM To: futurebasic@... Subject: Re: [FB] HIThemeDrawTextBox Waverly, The following adds underlining, bold, italics to your demo. Unfortunately I cannot get color to work. Has not been checked for leaks.