your data needs to travel through a form field...hidden or not. you'll need to render the form field as HTML, or have script render the html that renders the form field...<BR><BR>either way...you're writing HTML.<BR><BR>Alternatively, you could store your data in a session cookie which could be written in script with no HTML.
You can post a form using the MSXML component. Then when you get the response, you can store the results as a string. Then just Response.Write the string.<BR><BR>If all you want to do is just save yourself some typing, it wouldn't be worth it.