[snip] Is there any need for AJAX? using JS libraries should solve your needs, depenss on wether you need to make server calls.... http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/CombinationEffectsDemo [/snip] Drat, I should have qualified more. I might use Ajax because I might want to keep the bullet points in a DB....but that is not important now. I know about scriptaculous and use it already, I just didn't know if anyone had done a text slide show with it yet. Thanks!