[thelist] ColdFusion question

Raymond Camden jedimaster at macromedia.com
Tue Apr 3 13:40:46 CDT 2001

You can't (afaik) evaluate tags, you can only evaluate functions. To do an
CFIF, you can translate it to IIF.

Raymond Camden, Principal Spectra Compliance Engineer for Macromedia

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Ryan Carmody
> Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 2:37 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: [thelist] ColdFusion question
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to store an email template in a DB field.  The email template
> contains coldfusion (cfif and cfoutput tags) that format the email and
> insert info from queries.  I've tried using the evaluate(string)
> function,
> but that just outputs the email template as text with the
> coldfusion still
> there unevaluated.  It's almost as if I need to send the email template
> through CF server twice.  Can anyone help me here?

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