Glen Holcomb wrote:
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>>
> Thanks for the tip Alex.  I'll definitely look into it.  I'm using Wx so
> your example is perfect ;)  

You may want to have a look at this thread on the wxruby-users mailing 
list, and also the previous threads linked to in the discussion

http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/126821

cheers
alex