Thank you for your time and great effort. it does work except that it only opens text files. e.g. if I save the htm file as a text file it will open but as an htm or html file it doesnt open.
when i hit the blank or cancel it will open an index file (web index) saved as a text file and I have also saved an html file as a text file and it will open that. but does not open htm or html files.
not sure if this is any help but maybe you can work something from it.
regards