I am assuming that you are doing a query statement from the command line, and not a program.
You can use the DBL.SPC, on the line so it has an extra line between rows. As for the shading, you could use a subroutine, and call it from the dictionary item. See example below: (note it is only a simple example that deals with one field you will need to tweek the program, and it use to get what you want. ) Mike 07 ED BP START.SHADE 15 lines long. ----: p 0001: SUBROUTINE START.SHADE(SHV, VALUE) 0002: * 0003: COMMON IS.SHADE 0004: * 0005: IF UNASSIGNED(IS.SHADE) THEN IS.SHADE = 0 0006: * 0007: IF IS.SHADE THEN 0008: SHV = @(-13):VALUE 0009: IS.SHADE = 0 0010: END ELSE 0011: SHV = @(-14):VALUE 0012: IS.SHADE = 1 0013: END 0014: RETURN 0015: END Bottom at line 15. -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users