Never judge a book by its cover. Kimberley Tripp has a post on her blog called A Simple Start - Table Creation Best Practices. I thought that it might not be a bad idea to see if her wise words tallied with those in BAND. Judge for yourself. There's table design and then there's table design it would appear. I don't think I'll need to cover this in the Whidbey update. Interesting to read though. Reminds me of building structs in VB6 and C++.