Defines the MIME type returned by the current page.

Optionally, lets you specify the name of a file to be returned with the page.

If you specify a file or variable, that content is returned to the client and further processing stops, similar to a <cfabort> tag.

This tag may have a body.

This tag is also supported within <cfscript>

<cfcontent type=string deletefile=boolean range=boolean file=string content=binary variable=any reset=boolean ><!--- body --->[</cfcontent>]
Attribute Description
string, optional

Defines the File/ MIME content type returned by the current page.

boolean, optional

Yes or No. Yes deletes the file after the download operation. Defaults to No.

This attribute applies only if you specify a file with the file attribute.

boolean, optional

Yes or No. Yes allows download ranges, no forbids download range, default let it open for client.

string, optional

The full path to the file that should be sent to the client

binary, optional

this attribute is deprecated, use variable instead

* deprecated *
any, optional

the variable name to the content to output as binary

boolean, optional

Yes or No. Yes discards output that precedes the call to cfcontent. No preserves the output that precedes the call. Defaults to Yes. The reset and file attributes are mutually exclusive. If you specify a file, the reset attribute has no effect.


There are currently no examples for this tag.

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