>> Try this: > > > > LOCAL FN blue(efNum%) > > EDIT FIELD efNum% > > EDIT TEXT 3,9,0,0,0,0,-1 > > END FN > > > > WINDOW 1 > > EDIT FIELD -1, "", (10,10)-(100,50),_statNoFramed > > EDIT$(1) = "Howdy" > > FN blue(1) > > SETSELECT 0,0 > > DO > > HANDLEEVENTS > > UNTIL 0 > > > > You have to define the field with a negative id, activate it with the > > edit field 1 statement, then use the edit text statement to set the color. > > > > Hope this helps. Charles P. > Change the field to an editable type (e.g. _Framed). Won't work on a static > field. >-- > Scott Spencer Oh yes it does work with static fields --- in FBII at least. Charles P.