I have a page that is pulling data from a SQL Server 7 database and populating a template. This template stores quite a bit of data as it is a restaurant menu. Since there is a great deal if information, I would like to know how I can have the page display contents while it is loading the rest of the page. I have tried setting Response.Buffer=True at the very beginning of the page, but then my Option Explicit line reports an error. If I comment out the Option Explicit line the Response.Buffer=True, and Response.Flush commands throughout the page seem to work. It does not seem any faster however. Can somebody please help me do this the right way? Thanks.<BR><BR>Shawn<BR>Innovative WebMedia<BR>http://www.iwebmedia.net<BR><BR>