i agree. i hate HTML emails, but i am undecided on RTF. hmmm. i guess it depends on how my zillion co-workers see my RTF messages using their novell groupwise email clients. i am not holding my breath. <br><br>--<br>Straw-man rhetorical techniques are the practice of refuting weaker arguments than one's opponents offer. 2 "set up a straw man" or "set up a straw-man argument" is 2 create a position easily refuted, then attribute that position to your opponent.