hi ,<BR> i have a string of five characters a combination of "Y" or "N".ex "YYNNY". i want to replace a particular "Y" with "N".<BR>.i may want to change the second "Y" to "N" keeping the whole string intact. i know which character to change ..i dont know how. The replace function trims of all characters from the left.<BR>So if i want to replace the second "Y" then the first character in the string disappears...help please..thanks in advance<BR> andy<BR><BR>