i want to hit the database and get a recordset back, but<BR>cos i also want to check on values of return parameters <BR>i need to use the command object.<BR><BR>the way msdn says to do it , i follow to the letter<BR>but i get an error. <BR><BR> .. this i no likey ...<BR><BR>can someone just slice in a piece of code that they have used<BR>that actually works, and i will build up from there.<BR><BR><BR><BR>many thanks in advance<BR><BR> harry<BR>