well! I am going to develope a form in which user may be able to update the record but existing record will remain valid. Scenario is mentioned below:<BR>database field are (sno, studies, volunteers)<BR>ASP Form field (sno(fix - no change), studies (no change), voluteers (update required) ..<BR>many users will be volunteer against one study and I need to update the volunteers record (alonwith existing names) in database. please propose a better solution for it ..<BR>Thanks in advance <BR> <BR>