Alberta, Check the textbox' Enabled and TabStop properties. A control with Enabled set to No will not allow the cursor to enter the box, but the box will appear grey. If Tab Stop is also set to No, the box will appear in its normal color. Hope that helps. Sprinks "alberta323" wrote: > My colleague has created a form for data entry of our clients, and the form > looks good and will let us check boxes, but will not let us into the form > fields. The text boxes where we would enter information (ie. name, ssn, > employer, etc.) will not let us even select the box to put in text. I have > made sure that additions, deletions, editing and data entry are allowed. What > else can I do?