Directory Explorer CFC

Directory Explorer CFC

Post by pete_freita » Thu, 03 Apr 2003 09:38:45

Here's a custom tag I wrote a while ago, that outputs <option> tags for each directory under the given starting directory. You might also check out
<cfparam name="attributes.basepath" default="">
<cfparam name="attributes.subdir" default="/">
<cfset attributes.subdir = Replace(attributes.subdir, "//", "/", "ALL")>
<cfdirectory action="LIST" directory="#attributes.basepath##attributes.subdir#" name="dir">
<cfoutput query="dir">
        <cfif IS NOT "." AND IS NOT ".." AND type IS "dir">
                <cf_recursedir basepath="#attributes.basepath#" subdir="#attributes.subdir#/">

Pete Freitag
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