ohhhh... you need to communicate with the owner of the xml page and ask them how to send your query. The site I'm working with, for instance, needs you to hit their page with your xml string in the querystring. Like: http://www.xmlpage.com?xml=<query><details>foo</details></query> hth Tab -----Original Message----- From: Darren [mailto:Darren at web-bitch.co.uk] Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2001 10:17 AM To: Anthony Baratta Subject: Re: [thelist] ASP posting form data On 14 August 2001 at 15:11:07, Anthony Baratta <Anthony at Baratta.com> wrote: AB> At 07:06 AM 8/14/2001, you wrote: AB> Why not stuff the string into a Session Variable, redirect to the new page, AB> then pick it back up? 'cos the form we need to post it to is on a different server which isn't under my control. as far as i can tell it takes the xml form submission runs that against a database and returns the results as an xml string. if we could skip the middle layer things would be a lot easier...but it doesn't look like we're going to be able to... cheers, darren. --------------------------------------- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !