>>I guess we all have our methods which is why I used UFT & it's ancestors so long. It was very flexible.<<
You haven't begun to see flexible yet!That's what drives some people, who need structure, up the wall about TMG.'Tis said that "the only thing you can't customize is the program name."For many beginners the phrase "Well, what way do you _want_ to do it?" becomes a bete noir.
A word of advice on the Custom Report Writer: always make a copy of the provided example and customize the copy, so you have a beginning point to go back to.