Railo 4.2 Reference
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Tag <CFFUNCTION>

Defines table column header, width, alignment, and text. Used only inside a cftable.

Body

This tag must have a body.

Example

	<cffunction
[abstract="boolean"]
[access="string"]
[bufferoutput="boolean"]
[cachedwithin="object"]
[description="string"]
[displayname="string"]
[hint="string"]
[localmode="string"]
name="string"
[output="boolean"]
[returnformat="string"]
[returntype="string"]
[roles="string"]
[securejson="boolean"]
[verifyclient="boolean"] ... >
</cffunction>

Attributes

This tag has a fixed definition of attributes (see below). In addition it allowes to use any additional attribute.
Name Type Required Description
abstract boolean No is the function abstract or not, abstract functions are only allowed inside interface or component tags 
access string No This attribute is used only for a component.
The client security context from which the method can be invoked 
bufferoutput boolean No this attribute is only used when output of the function is set to false. if this attribute is set to true (default) the output written to the body of the function is buffered and in case of a exception also outputted.
if set to false the content to body is ignored and not disabled when a failure in the body of the tag occur. 
cachedwithin any No possible values are:
String "request": If original content was created within the current request, cached content data isused.
a timespan (created with function CreateTimeSpan): If original content date falls within the time span, cached content data isused.

To use cached data, the function must be called with the exact same arguments. 
description string No Supplies a short text description of the function. 
displayname string No Display Name of the Function 
hint string No Hint of the Function 
localmode string No Defines how the local scope of this function is invoked when a variable with no scope definition is used. Accepted values include:

  • classic (default): The local scope is only invoked when the key already exists in it.
  • modern: The local scope is always invoked. 
  • name string Yes A string; a component method that is used within the cfcomponent tag. 
    output boolean No This attribute is used only for a component.

    yes: the function is processed as if it were within a cfoutput tag
    no: the function is processed as if it were within a cfsilent tag 
    returnformat string No The format in which to return values to a remote caller. 
    returntype string No String; a type name; data type of the function return value 
    roles string No This attribute is used only for a component. If this attribute is omitted, all roles can invoke the method. 
    securejson boolean No A Boolean value that specifies whether to add a security prefix in front of any value that the function returns in JSON-format in response to a remote call. 
    verifyclient boolean No A Boolean value that specifies whether to require remote function calls to include an encrypted security token. For use with AJAX applications only.