cfcontent deleteFile = “yes|no” file = “filename” reset = “yes|no” type = “file type” variable Previously, ColdFusion assumed a default file type of text/html. Now. Note: This tag executes only if it is enabled in the ColdFusion Administrator. cfcontent type = “file_type” deleteFile = “Yes” or “No” file = “filename” reset. If you haven’t used ColdFusion’s CFContent tag to stream data to the browser, either as an inline object, or as an attachment, you should at.
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If you specify a file or variable attribute, this attribute has no effect; otherwise, it does the following:. The page at http: To set the character encoding character set of generated output, including the page HTML, use code such as the following:.
Applies only if you specify a file with the file attribute. The MIME content type of the page, optionally followed by a semicolon and the character encoding.
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You can specify this tag’s attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure. Email Required, but never shown. If a file delete operation is unsuccessful, ColdFusion throws an error.
I am programming a CF application for an online university.
My code for exporting the Excel file from ColdFusion is as simple as this: It seems a shame that uploads can be controlled so perfectly, but downloading is sort of hit-or-miss.
To request the browser to display the file directly, use a cfheader tag similar to the following:.
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To set the character encoding character set of generated output, including the page HTML, use code such as the following:.
For more information, see the Administrator online Help. For example, to tell ColdFusion to return the page using Japanese EUC character encoding, use the type attribute, as follows: See also cfcolcfheadercfhttpcfoutputcftable. So far, it worked just perfect, all exported files were good and opened without problems in Excel or OpenOfifce Calc. Or are they so basic that they are unreliable for controlling downloads across browsers?
Added the variable attribute. The following tag can force most browsers to display a dialog box that asks users whether they want to save the contents of the file specified by the cfcontent tag using the filename specified by the filename value. The time now is I’ve got this part written. For more information on character cfcontetn, see the following web pages: I’m pretty sure that a coldfusiin file would have to evoke the ‘Save As’ dialogue.
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For file types that might contain executable code, such as Microsoft Excel documents, most browsers always ask before opening the document. For example, to tell ColdFusion to return the page using Japanese EUC character encoding, use the type attribute, as follows:. The solution that is now available is to use CF’s spreadsheet functionality to produce your excel content. If the user selects to open the colffusion, most browsers open the file in the related application, not the browser window.
The page at www. However, if the file attribute is specified, ColdFusion attempts to get the cfconhent type from the file. However, if there is a cf solution without the custom tag, I’d sure like to know about it.
If you specify a file or variable attribute, this attribute has no effect; otherwise, it does the following:. Sets the MIME content encoding header for the current page; if the encoding information includes a character encoding, sets the character encoding of generated output.
Description Does either or both of the following: Saravana Kumar 1, 1 11 You can use the cfcontent tag to override the default character encoding of the response.