>Thanks for all the help. I couldn't get an edit field drawn by just using >Autoclip = _false, but I have hopes for Andys method using PRINT. However, >with this function all I get is the text flashed once fast and then it >disappears. > >LOCAL FN buildWind > WINDOW 1,"Simpletween",(0,38)-(300,200),_doczoom+_noAutoClip > Height =WINDOW(_height) > Wideness =WINDOW(_width) > wd$=STR$(Wideness) > he$=STR$(Height) > msg$ =wd$+"x"+he$ > PRINT%(0,WINDOW(_height)+12)msg$ >END FN > >Have I missed something obvious? If I can't get this one running I'll have >a go at the trickier looking solutions with setting Clip regions etc. > >Cheers, Paul Try CALL VALIDRECT (or what ever it's called) on the rect you printed in. Pete... Voice/Answering Machine: 61 2 48621428 Fax: 61 2 48621580 email: furry@... snailMail: P.O.Box 781 Bowral NSW 2576 Australia Check out: http://www.hinet.net.au/~furry In the words of a 'famous' Vulcan: "Long Live And Prosper"