One good reason to use cfloop instead of cfoutput is if you need to loop a query output within another query output cfoutput does not support nested query. Using CFOUTPUT to Output Query Data. Use the CFOUTPUT tag to define the query variable that you want to output to a page. When you use the QUERY. Grouping Output The CFOUTPUT tag has an attribute called GROUP that lets you to group output from your record sets before displaying it to the browser.

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Click Dfoutput to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. Register now while it’s still free! Specify the structure name in the attributeCollection attribute and use the tag’s attribute names as structure keys.

Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Im trying to get: It is entirely possible to group data several levels deep. Failing to do so results in unwanted output. Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. cfotput

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The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. I sure could use your help, Thanks in advance For cfoutput you can specify the startrow and the maxrows or the count to paginate your result. As of CF10, with the ability to group cfloops, cfutput the yo remaining functional difference.


JamesRLamar 1 10 Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Keep in mind you should always scope your variables, but inside a cfoutput loop that would be especially important since the query fields “could” be referenced without referring to their scope.

James A Mohler 7, 12 32 I believe it’s all the same as performance, Ben Forta. This attribute is optional and defaults to Yes. If not, is there any reason to prefer one over the other?

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In such a case, you should use SQL to remove the duplicates. It’s easy to join and it’s free. Is there any performance difference between using cfloop and cfputput By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Using CFOUTPUT to Output Query Data

The difference in output is shown in Figure The above sample produces the following output: I think this difference has been tackled, the best bet is to do a test cffoutput each to test in you specific use case.

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You can however get away with it using cfloops. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting fcoutput homework.


It is necessary to sort the result set by the column being grouped.

My problem is that when I setup my output I get: I have run into that several times, so I generally prefer cfloop. Query column to use to group sets of records.

Name of cfquery from which to draw data for output section. So far I have gotten CF to output one line but its the first record over and over again It is important to note that using GROUP to remove duplicates from the result set does so after the result cfoutpug is returned from the database.

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Sign up using Email and Password. Start Free Trial No credit card required. Dropped the cfset and changed the cfoutput query to what you have it bingo presto They both perform the same. Also you cannot use cfoutput for a query nested within an existing cfoutput tag, you will need to end the containing cfoutput first.

Displays output that can contain the results of processing ColdFusion variables and functions. Executing the template results in the output shown in Figure Email Required, but never shown.