in reply to I am making progress but code not running exactly right yet...
I have 22 years experience and have never seen anything like this!
ahem! Are you sure you have 22 years of experience
and not 1 year of experience 22 times?
I am beginning to wonder if PERL even works!
And I have one word for you: syntax and I am
going to say something I very rarely say:
Other monks in this thread have pointed the way to
some excellent resources for you to read and potentially
Peter L. Berghold -- Unix Professional
Peter -at- Berghold -dot- Net; AOL IM redcowdawg Yahoo IM: blue_cowdawg