hihi Shabbir... thxs for replying...
1) the way i show my second form is as follow:

CalendarMonth1 form = new CalendarMonth1();
form.Form1 = this;
form.Show();

where CalendarMonth1 is my second form which contains the CalendarMonth object.

2) i don't really get what you mean by i am printing them.

3) thxs for the idea. this just did not come acoss my mind at all.

thank you.

smile,
nerdy_gal ^__^