Ok, I have a Blob field in a database that on occasion stores text(don&#039t ask..) I can post this text to the browser with response.binaryWrite, but I have to manipulate the Data first for sorting and such.<BR><BR>Is there a way to get the binary data into a variable in String format so that I can hack it up. <BR><BR>Thanks, Russell <BR><BR>rgernaat@coupons.com