WriteDump

Description

A function equivalent to the <cfdump> tag which can be used in <cfscript>.

Parameters

Same as <cfdump> tag.

Function syntax

WriteDump (var, output, format, abort, label, metainfo, top, show, hide, keys, expand, showUDFs);

See also

cfdump, cfscript

History

ColdFusion 9: Added this function.

Usage

You can call this function providing arguments as name=value pair or as positional arguments.

For positional notations, the sequence must be followed exactly in the same manner as provided in the syntax. If you do not provide one of the parameters, use an empty string instead. This does not apply to Boolean values for which you must provide proper values even if you have to skip them.

Example

<cfscript> 
filename = "log.txt"; 
    try { 
    result = FileOpen(expandpath(filename)); 
    WriteDump(result); 
} 
catch(Expression exception) { 
    WriteOutput("<p>An Expression exception was thrown.</p>"); 
    WriteOutput("<p>#exception.message#</p>"); 
    WriteLog(type="Error", file="myapp.log", text="[exception.type] 
    #exception.message#"); 
    } 
</cfscript>