Hi you gave me a response to my original question about using a memo field in a asp page. and suggested that i should use a Split function so i went away and tried it with no success i have put the code below would it be possible for you to show where i may be going wrong.<BR><BR>much obliged<BR><BR>MyArray = Split ((rsCurry("Ingredients")),[var])<BR>For Each varItem IN MyArray<BR> Response.Write varItem <BR> Response.Write "<BR>"<BR>Next <BR><BR>I have declared the var and given it the following value<BR>var = "chr(13)"<BR><BR>thanks fella will be much appreciated