>'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... When I need to interact with other web pages, I use ASP Tear. Not sure if you can post with that, but I think that the latest verison of the MS XML COM DLL can. You might want to try that. ---- Anthony Baratta President Keyboard Jockeys "Conformity is the refuge of the unimaginative."