this is my problem:<BR><BR>i cant seem to figure out how i would insert a declared variable in the path segment of the follwing line<BR><BR>If fso.FileExists("d:homelisting_images!listing_photo !.jpg")<BR><BR>listing_photo being the declared variable.<BR><BR>it looks suspicious, and it finds the file called listing_photo.jpg (just as a test i created a file in that dir named that)<BR><BR>but it cant find anyfiles named what listing_photo was declared as.<BR><BR>any ideas?<BR><BR>im sure its just syntax that im lacking in.<BR><BR><BR>Thanks in advance!!<BR><BR>-g<BR><BR>