ah, wonderful - that's exactly what I was looking for. I will check that out. I should have known he'd have something. I also found my problem with tidy. Stripping empty elements was a bug that is now fixed. After double checking my path I realized that I was not using the updated version of Tidy. Now that's fixed I'm back in business. Sam >>I was looking into running the Source Formatting command in >>Dreamweaver MX, on a whole batch of files. > > > Not exactly sure what you mean but Massimo Foti has a nice "site wide > apply source formatting" extension available on www.massimocorner.com.