Railo 4.2 Reference
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Tag <CFINPUT>

Used inside cfform to place radio buttons, checkboxes, or text boxes. Provides input validation for the specified control type.

Body

This tag can't have a body.

Example

	<cfinput
[accept="string"]
[accesskey="string"]
[align="string"]
[alt="string"]
[autocomplete="string"]
[autofocus="string"]
[autosuggest="string"]
[autosuggestbinddelay="number"]
[autosuggestminlength="number"]
[bind="string"]
[bindattribute="string"]
[bindonload="boolean"]
[border="string"]
[checked="string"]
[class="string"]
[datafld="string"]
[dataformatas="string"]
[datasrc="string"]
[daynames="string"]
[delimiter="string"]
[dir="string"]
[disabled="string"]
[enabled="string"]
[firstdayofweek="number"]
[form="string"]
[formaction="string"]
[formenctype="string"]
[formmethod="string"]
[formnovalidate="string"]
[formtarget="string"]
[height="string"]
[hspace="string"]
[id="string"]
[ismap="string"]
[label="string"]
[lang="string"]
[list="string"]
[mask="string"]
[max="string"]
[maxlength="number"]
[maxresultsdisplayed="number"]
[message="string"]
[min="string"]
[monthnames="string"]
[multiple="string"]
name="string"
[notab="string"]
[onbinderror="string"]
[onblur="string"]
[onchange="string"]
[onclick="string"]
[ondblclick="string"]
[onerror="string"]
[onfocus="string"]
[onkeydown="string"]
[onkeypress="string"]
[onkeyup="string"]
[onmousedown="string"]
[onmousemove="string"]
[onmouseout="string"]
[onmouseover="string"]
[onmouseup="string"]
[onselect="string"]
[onvalidate="string"]
[passthrough="any"]
[pattern="string"]
[placeholder="string"]
[range="string"]
[readonly="string"]
[required="boolean"]
[showautosuggestloadingicon="boolean"]
[size="string"]
[sourcefortooltip="string"]
[src="string"]
[step="string"]
[style="string"]
[tabindex="string"]
[title="string"]
[tooltip="string"]
[type="string"]
[typeahead="boolean"]
[usemap="string"]
[validate="string"]
[validateat="string"]
[value="string"]
[visible="string"]
[width="string"]>

Attributes

The attributes for this tag are fixed. Except for the following attributes no other attributes are allowed.
Name Type Required Description
accept string No passed through to input tag created, only used for type html. 
accesskey string No passed through to input tag created, only used for type html. 
align string No passed through to input tag created, only used for type html. 
alt string No passed through to input tag created, only used for type html. 
autocomplete string No HTML attribute: Specifies the types of files that can be submitted through a file upload (only for type="file") 
autofocus string No Specifies that the input field should have focus on page load (not for type="hidden") 
autosuggest string No Specifies entry completion suggestions to
display as the user types into a text input. The
user can select a suggestion to complete the text
entry.
The valid value can be either of the following:
- A string consisting of the suggestion values
separated by the delimiter specified by the
delimiter attribute.
- A bind expression that gets the suggestion
values based on the current input text.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
autosuggestbinddelay number No The minimum time between autosuggest bind
expression invocations, in seconds. Use this
attribute to limit the number of requests that are
sent to the server when a user types.
Valid only for cfinput type="text" 
autosuggestminlength number No The minimum number of characters required in
the text box before invoking a bind expression to
return items for suggestion.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
bind string No A Flash bind expression that populates the field with
information from other form fields. 
bindattribute string No Specifies the HTML tag attribute whose value is
set by the bind attribute. You can only specify
attributes in the browser's HTML DOM tree, not
Railo-specific attributes.
Ignored if there is no bind attribute.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
bindonload boolean No A Boolean value that specifies whether to
execute the bind attribute expression when first
loading the form.
Ignored if there is no bind attribute.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
border string No passed through to input tag created, only used for type html. 
checked string No Selects a control. No value is required. Applies if
type=radio or checkbox.
Default: false 
class string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
datafld string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
dataformatas string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
datasrc string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
daynames string No A comma-delimited list that sets the names of the
weekdays displayed in the calendar. Sunday is the
first day and the rest of the weekday names follow in
the normal order.
Default is: S,M,T,W,Th,F,S 
delimiter string No The delimiter to use to separate entries in a static autosuggest list. This attribute is meaningful only if the autosuggest attribute is a string of delimited values. 
dir string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
disabled string No Disables user input, making the control read-only. To
disable input, specify disabled without an attribute or
disabled="true". To enable input, omit the attribute
or specify disabled="false". 
enabled string No Flash only: Boolean value specifying whether the control is
enabled. A disabled control appears in light gray. The
inverse of the disabled attribute. Flash only.
Default: true 
firstdayofweek number No Integer in the range 0-6 specifying the first day of the
week in the calendar, 0 indicates Sunday, 6 indicates Saturday.
Default is: 0 
form string No HTML attribute: Specifies one ore more forms the input field belongs to 
formaction string No HTML attribute: Overrides the form's action attribute. Must be a valid URL that defines where to send the data when the form is submitted (for type="submit" and type="image") 
formenctype string No HTML attribute: Overrides the form's enctype attribute. Specifies how form-data should be encoded before sending it to the server (for type="submit" and type="image") 
formmethod string No HTML attribute: Overrides the form's method attribute. Defines the HTTP method for sending data to the action URL (for type="submit" and type="image") 
formnovalidate string No HTML attribute: Overrides the form's novalidate attribute. If present the input field should not be validated when submitted 
formtarget string No HTML attribute: Overrides the form's target attribute. Specifies the target window used when the form is submitted (for type="submit" and type="image") 
height string No Applies to most Flash types, HTML image type on
some browsers. The height of the control, in pixels. The
displayed height might be less than the specified size. 
hspace string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
id string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
ismap string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
label string No Label to put next to the control on a Flash or XML form.
Not used for button, hidden, image, reset, or submit types. 
lang string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
list string No HTML attribute: Refers to a datalist containing predefined options for the input field 
mask string No A mask pattern that controls the character pattern that
users can enter, or that the form sends to Railo.
In HTML and Flash for type=text use:
- A = [A-Za-z]
- X = [A-Za-z0-9]
- 9 = [0-9]
- ? = Any character
- all other = the literal character
In Flash for type=datefield use:
- D = day; can use 0-2 mask characters.
- M = month; can use 0-4 mask characters.
- Y = year; can use 0, 2, or 4 characters.
- E = day in week; can use 0-4 characters. 
max string No HTML attribute: Specifies the input field's maximum value. Use together with the "min" attribute to create a range of legal values 
maxlength number No The maximum length of text entered, if n type is Text. 
maxresultsdisplayed number No The maximum number suggestions to display in the autosuggest list.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
message string No Message text to appear if validation fails. 
min string No HTML attribute: Specifies the input field's minimum value. Use together with the "max" attribute to create a range of legal values 
monthnames string No A comma-delimited list of the month names that are
displayed at the top of the calendar. 
multiple string No HTML attribute: If present the user is allowed more than one value 
name string Yes A name for the form input element. 
notab string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onbinderror string No The name of a JavaScript function to execute if evaluating a bind expression, including an autosuggest bind expression, results in an error. The function must take two attributes: an HTTP status code and a message. 
onblur string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onchange string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onclick string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
ondblclick string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onerror string No The name of a JavaScript function you want to execute in the event of a failed validation. 
onfocus string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onkeydown string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onkeypress string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onkeyup string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onmousedown string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onmousemove string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onmouseout string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onmouseover string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onmouseup string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onselect string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
onvalidate string No The name of a JavaScript function used to validate user input. The form object, input object,
and input object value are passed to the specified routine, which should return true if validation
succeeds and false otherwise. If used, the validate attribute is ignored. 
passthrough any No HTML attributes that are not explicitly supported by cfinput.
If you specify an attribute and value,
they are passed to the HTML code generated for the cfinput tag. 
pattern string No The JavaScript regular expression pattern to use to validate the input. Required only if you
specify validate = "regular_expression". 
placeholder string No HTML attribute: Specifies a hint to help users fill out the input field 
range string No Enter a minimum and maximum value range, separated by a comma. Valid only for numeric data. 
readonly string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
required boolean No Enter Yes or No. Default is No. 
showautosuggestloadingicon boolean No A Boolean value that specifies whether to display an animated icon when loading an autosuggest value for a text input. 
size string No The size of the input control. Ignored if type is Radio or Checkbox. 
sourcefortooltip string No The URL of a page to display as a tool tip. The page can include HTML markup to control the format, and the tip can include images.
If you specify this attribute, an animated icon appears with the text "Loading..." while the tip is being loaded. 
src string No Applies to Flash button, reset, submit, and image types,
and the HTML image type. URL of an image to use on
the button. Flash does not support GIF images. 
step string No HTML attribute: Specifies the legal number intervals for the input field 
style string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
tabindex string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
title string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
tooltip string No Flash only: Text to display when the mouse pointer hovers
over the control. 
type string No The input control type to create:
- button: push button.
- checkbox: check box.
- file: file selector; not supported in Flash.
- hidden: invisible control.
- image: clickable button with an image.
- password: password entry control; hides input values.
- radio: radio button.
- reset: form reset button.
- submit: form submission button.
- text: text entry box.
- datefield: Flash only; date entry field with an
expanding calendar for selecting dates. 
typeahead boolean No A Boolean value that specifies whether the autosuggest feature should automatically complete a user's entry with the first result in the suggestion list.
Valid only for cfinput type="text". 
usemap string No passed through to form tag created, only used for type html. 
validate string No date: verifies format mm/dd/yy.
eurodate: verifies date format dd/mm/yyyy.
time: verifies time format hh:mm:ss.
float: verifies floating point format.
integer: verifies integer format.
telephone: verifies telephone format ###-###-####. The
separator can be a blank. Area code and exchange must
begin with digit 1 - 9.
zipcode: verifies, in U.S. formats only, 5- or 9-digit
format #####-####. The separator can be a blank.
creditcard: strips blanks and dashes; verifies number using
mod10 algorithm. Number must have 13-16 digits.
social_security_number: verifies format ###-##-####. The
separator can be a blank.
regular_expression: matches input against pattern
attribute. 
validateat string No How to do the validation; one or more of the following:
onSubmit, onServer or onBlur.
onBlur and onSubmit are identical in Flash forms. For
multiple values, use a comma-delimited list.
Default: onSubmit 
value string No An initial value for the form input element. 
visible string No Flash only: Boolean value specifying whether to show the
control. Space that would be occupied by an invisible
control is blank.
Default: true 
width string No Applies to most Flash types, HTML image type on
some browsers. The width of the control, in pixels. For
Flash forms, Railo ignores this attribute if you also
specify a size attribute value.