Hello,<BR>this is my trial to set up a search utility<BR>I am wondering how and where are typed in with the correct syntax addresses of files to be searched<BR>thank you <BR>below is a segment out of my script.<BR><BR>&#060;% <BR>SearchTerm = request.form("term") <BR>Novalid=" a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z yes no and more" <BR>NovalidResponse ="Go back and try again. Your search term is very common" <BR> <BR><BR>if instr(SearchTerm,Novalid)=0 then <BR><BR>Response. Write ("&#060;CENTER&#062;&#060;H2&#062;Search results&#060;/H2&#062;&#060;/CENTER&#062;") <BR> <BR><BR> FolderName= "FolderName" <BR> ShowList() <BR><BR>else <BR>Response.Write NovalidResponse <BR>End if <BR><BR>SearchResponse="" <BR>%&#062; <BR><BR>&#060;% <BR>Sub ShowList() <BR>FolderToCheck = server.mappath("\") &"/" & FolderName & "/" <BR> Dim fs, f, f1, fc, s <BR> <BR><BR><BR><BR> <BR> <BR>