here's the first release... only a few functions so far, any input would be appriciated Todo: _CreateTable() _CreateColumn() _DropCol() _DropTbl() _CountRecords() _CountTables() _GetTblNames() _GetColCount() _GetColType() _GetColNames() _GetDbNames() _ChangeCon() any input would be much appreciated! i hope this helps someone The MySQL ODBC 3.51 DRIVER IS REQUIRED FOR THIS it can be downloaded here: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/odbc/3.51.html Downloads:v1.6 - 1964