In a message dated 6/4/02 4:57:12 PM Central Daylight Time, MATLIN@xxxxxxxxx writes: > How do I change the attribute or status to acquire the data. > It is excel 2000. Regardless of the type of file (Excel 2000, or anything else) right-click on the file, click properties, and uncheck the offending attribute (if I remember it correctly). (I tend to do it in DOS, myself, but not many nowadays care to do it that way.) Gary - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.