Just as a reply to myself, I think I've hacked away around the problem by putting a table cell around the whole block of text... but if anyone can look at http://www.adventuresci.com/mapco/about/index2.shtml and see what the problem is, I'd be curious. drew > OK, here's the site I'm working on: > > www.adventuresci.com/mapco/about/ > > In IE for Windows (whatever version comes with XP, I'm a Mac person > and don't even know how to find the version number) the text tries to > disappear on any page with inline images (about, contact, schedule). > This particularly seems to happen when the window is maximized. > Resizing the window seems to bring it back, at least temporarily. I've > confirmed this on two separate computers. Drew Gilmore Sudekum Planetarium www.SudekumPlanetarium.com -- Just a guy made of dots and lines.