Thanks, John. I thought I was just inept. (Well, that's probably still true nevertheless). I didn't hear anyone else mentioning the long times. Cathy Craig President PBS Maritime zone 9b > There's no reason why it should be any faster than if using attachments. > The 'speed' you see is a function of the size of the file(s) you are > downloading - which is the same whether they are on a web page or > sent as an > attachment.