Amy, I do my validating in Word (not WordPad). Are you also looking for scanning software? I am currently using FineReader 8. Sarah J. Blake Personal mail to: sjblake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.