Yes, except that I need to set the colour for the border. I'm just back now .. will have .ratingOn and .ratingOff. This will all change with the redesign no doubt anyway. Mich ----- Original Message ----- From: "spinhead" <evolt at spinhead.com> | | Not necessary. Here's how I caused your current befuddlement: in my version | the 'blank' area is really filled with the same color as the background. All | we have to do is not specify the background for those cells, and they're | trans-flippin-parent. Ta-daaaa! | | Yes?