here is the deal, i have a program that generates articles and these articles have html code in.<BR><BR>i have one function that i use replace(str, vbcrlf, "<BR>") so that whenever i hit enter in the form it&#039ll replace that with a break so i dont have to use html codes for paragraph breaks.<BR><BR>the problem i have now is i dont know how to get it to replace my carriage returns and replace the "&#060;" with the &lt; so when i write articles with html in the page it will just show up as text.<BR><BR>i need to have the carriage returns and the replace html thing.<BR><BR>i tried using htmlencode on the form itself, and on the page but then my <BR> dont work.<BR><BR>please help