I think you will have to tell the program (either in a db or you text file of banners) what type to expect and vary the display code accordingly. ie - add a content-type field and some conditional stuff. Charlie > > has anyone had any experience with using swish or flash ads in a banner ad > rotation program? I am using a rotator that requires gifs or jpg so I > fiddled and got it to accept a text file with the <object> stuff included in > it but it wont display when called by the banner display program. > This is the bit of code in my program that calls and displays the banners. I > can see that its looking for an img and obviously when a .txt file gets > delivered up it doesn't display anything.