I am using MSDE and access 2000 and i can't retrieve any output parameters. <BR><BR>Create procedure test<BR>(<BR> @test1 int,<BR> @test int output<BR>)<BR>select @test = @test1<BR><BR>this won't work. it keeps thinking that @test is input and asking for its value when i do a query. when i access it with my code, i @test is null in the parameter collection. HELP PLEASE!