hi,<BR>thanx for answering my previous query.<BR>there is a list box populated with records from a database. the user selects an item from list box(the HTML Select control)and navigates to another page and after processing in that page returns to the previous page. the item what the user had selected previously has disappeared. how do i preserve the selected item b/n pages. i used session variables. but i&#039m not able to set the list box item to this session variable which contains the user&#039s selection.<BR><BR>please advise,<BR><BR>Regards,<BR>Shruthi.