sure send ill open in all excel version i run 97 above as older are no VBA ..

star,, good call intresting.. ive monitered this feel well and my post was i have big feer data loss was / would result, i was right, not always that simple, but hang on thats very very good and FREE, one to recomend for sure. thanks for that one.

down side to Star, you have said you dont mind but still worth noting, formulas can be different and no VBA, which long term might be hard and any automation will be recoreded, and little help out there.

I agree Microsoft do and will continue to churn out rotten programs most half finished...

but its intresting stuff

Also Lotus office is free also on many Mag cover in the UK..