I'm using Excel 2003. When I use controls from the control toolbox on a worksheet the text inside appears slightly compressed and distorted- until you click on them that is- then they appear fine. When they lose the focus they shrink back by a pixel and the text looks distorted again. I can't find any settings or properties relating to this. I also use Excel 2000 and there is no problem. Has anyone else experienced this behaviour? Any help greatly appreciated as always.