>ok, i've probably exceeded my quota of dumb questions for this decade, but >here goes. > >how do you empty a container? >if i use: > gContainer ="" >this also disposes of the container. >setting it to '0' is a possibility... except if 'O' is a valid result. > >i can't be the only one who has met this question, so i'm counting that my >betters will provide my with some prompt light. > Jonathan, I don't have time to test it, but the first thing I would try is sethandlesize([@container],0) 0"0 =J= a y "