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Last updated April 25, 2016 / 395 Released UDF(s)
abbreviate

Abbreviates a given string to roughly the given length, stripping any tags, making sure the ending doesn't chop a word in two, and adding an ellipsis character at the end. | Requires: CF5

AccessLinkClean

This turns a Microsoft Access hyperlink field into a standard URL. | Requires: CF5

AccessPatternMatchingFormat

Strip pattern-matching wildcards from a string appearing in an Access query. | Requires: CF5

acronym

Pass in a set of words to only display its acronym. | Requires: CF5

activateLinks

Converts text links into HTML links within a string | Requires: CF6

ActivateURL

This function takes URLs in a text string and turns them into links. | Requires: CF5

AsciiToDec

Convert ASCII characters into a decimal number. | Requires: CF5

balanceTags

Given unbalanced or truncated XHTML, returns balanced XHTML | Requires: CF6

BitFormat

Format a value as 1 or 0. | Requires: CF5

BracketNumberFormat

Returns a negative number in brackets. | Requires: CF5

BRCurrencyFormat

Works like the built-in function lsCurrencyFormat, but do it right for Brazilian Currency (R$ - Real). | Requires: CF6

breadCrumb

Creates a bread crumb trail based on your sites sirectory structure. | Requires: CF5

Byline

Generates a byline from a list of names. | Requires: CF5

byteAutoConvert

Converts Byte values to the shortest human-readable format | Requires: CF5

camelToSpace

Breaks a camelCased string into separate words | Requires: CF6

CapFirst

Capitalizes the first letter in each word. | Requires: CF10

capFirstList

Capitalize the first letter of each item in a list. | Requires: CF5

CapFirstTitle

Returns a string with words capitalized for a title. | Requires: CF5

CardinalToOrdinal

Convert cardinal number strings to ordinal number strings. | Requires: CF5

ccEscape

Escapes a credit card number, showing only the last 4 digits. The other digits are replaced with the * character. | Requires: CF5

celticMcCaps

Proper capitalization for us Mc's and Mac's! | Requires: CF5

cfRssFeed

Display rss feed. | Requires: CF6

cfStringFormat

companion to jsstringformat - formats a string for use as a coldfusion literal value | Requires: CF5

CharAt

Returns the character at a certain position in a string. | Requires: CF5

checkAsc

Only allow ASCII text string. | Requires: CF5

CheckPattern

This UDF is an extensible, easy to use pattern validator using regular expressions. | Requires: CF5

chrex

Charset attribute enabled extended chr function. | Requires: CF6

cjustify2

Same as built-in CJustify(), but allows optional parameter character to pad with. | Requires: CF5

cleanPhone

Strips unnecessary characters from phone numbers and returns a consistent looking phone number and extension, if necessary. | Requires: CF5

CodeToCountry

Takes a two letter Country Code (i.e. US) and returns the full Country Name (i.e. UNITED STATES). | Requires: CF5

codeToLanguage

Takes an ISO 669 Two-Letter Language Code (e.g., EN) and returns the Language (e.g., English). | Requires: CF5

CommaFormat

Adds commas after every third non-ending digit to the left of the decimal point. | Requires: CF5

CompareIgnoreWhiteSpace

Performs a comparison of two strings ignoring any whitespace characters. | Requires: CF5

convertBBCodeToHtml

BBCode in, HTML out | Requires: CF10

ConvertCountryISOCodes

Convert between ISO country types: Name, Numeric, Alpha2 and Alpha3 | Requires: CF5

convertMemoryUnit

Converts a unit of memory to another unit of memory. | Requires: CF5

convertPhoneLetters

Converts the letters in a phone number to the corresponding digits on an American phone. | Requires: CF9

convertSpecialChars

Reformats special chars typically found when copying and pasting from Word. | Requires: CF5

CountIt

Get a count on searching string in the searched string. | Requires: CF5

CountLines

This function returns the number of lines in a text file. | Requires: CF5

CountryTo3ACode

Takes a Country (i.e. United Kingdom) and returns the 3 letter ISO Country Name (i.e. GBR). | Requires: CF5

CountryToCode

Takes a Country (i.e. United United Kingdom) and returns theISO Country Name (i.e. GB). | Requires: CF5

createByteArray

Converts a ColdFusion string to a Java byte array | Requires: CF6

CreateGUID

Returns a UUID in the Microsoft form. | Requires: CF5

createMod10

Implementation of Luhn algorithm or Mod10. | Requires: CF5

CreatePIN

Flexible PIN generator, supporting alphabetical, numeric, and alphanumeric types, upper, lower, and mixed cases, and validating prescence of letters and numbers in alphanumeric PINs at least 2 characters long. | Requires: CF5

createRSSQuery

Converts an RSS 0.9+ feed into a structure. | Requires: CF6

CssCompactFormat

Replaces all unnecessary characters from a section of CSS code. | Requires: CF5

cssToStruct

Convert CSS Rules to a ColdFusion struct. | Requires: CF6

CSVtoArray

Converts a CSV file to an array. | Requires: CF6

cyrillicDosToUnicode

Convert Cyrillic DOS coded text to Unicode text. | Requires: CF5

deAccent

Replaces accented characters with their non accented closest equivalents. | Requires: CF6

DecimalFormatCorrectly

Corrects rounding bug in DecimalFormat. | Requires: CF5

delimitInterCap

Adds delimiting character(s) before capital letters in interCap strings. | Requires: CF5

DeMoronize

Fixes text using Microsoft Latin-1 "Extentions", namely ASCII characters 128-160. | Requires: CF5

detableize

Strips all table and table content tags and extra whitespace from a string. | Requires: CF6

detectLanguage

This function try to guess the language of a given text. | Requires: CF6

dice

Divide a string in parts of equal size with separators in between/ | Requires: CF5

differentChars

Counts how many different chars are in a string. | Requires: CF5

DollarAsString

Returns a number converted into a string (i.e. 1 becomes "One Dollar"). | Requires: CF5

DollarFormat2

Works like the built-in function DollarFormat, but does no rounding. | Requires: CF5

EmailAntiSpam

When given an email address this function will return the address in a format safe from email harvesters. | Requires: CF5

EmailDomainLink

Formats an e-mail address so that its domain is a link to its web site. | Requires: CF5

evaluateVariables

Replaces variable placeholders with values of said variables using any list of possible identifiers. | Requires: CF5

FilterMask

Applies a filter mask to a string. | Requires: CF5

findAll

Finds all occurrences of a substring in a string. | Requires: CF5

findList

Finds within a given string the location of the first occurrence of any element in a list. | Requires: CF6

FindOccurrences

Returns the number of times a pattern exists within a string. | Requires: CF5

firstParagraph

Finds the first paragraph in a given string. | Requires: CF5

FixMacPost

Remove extra characters from a form post added by Mac IE. | Requires: CF5

fixURLDecode

This is a workaround for the URLDecode bug that exists in CF5 and CFMX. | Requires: CF5

FlashHtmlFormat

Converts a string into "Flash" safe HTML. | Requires: CF5

format

Uses the Java String format() method to format a string in CFML. | Requires: CF9

formatJSON

Formats a JSON string with indents & new lines. | Requires: CF9

formatListAsSeries

Function that formats a numeric list so that successive numbers are shown as a series. | Requires: CF5

FormatSSN

Translates a 9 digit string into a social security number. | Requires: CF5

FormatTeaser

Displays n number of characters from a string without cutting off in the middle of a word | Requires: CF5

FormattedValueOrString

Returns either a formatted value or the passed default string. | Requires: CF5

formatTimespan

Returns a custom-formated timespan, similar to timeFormat(). | Requires: CF6

formatUKPostcode

Formats a string to become a valid UK postcode | Requires: CF5

FormStripHTML

Strips HTML from all form fields. | Requires: CF5

formToNameValuePairs

I generate concatenated name-value pairs from forms. | Requires: CF7

FullLeft

An enhanced version of left() that doesn't cut words off in the middle. | Requires: CF5

fullUrlEncode

Give the fully escaped URL encoding of a string. | Requires: CF5

GetAnchorFromURL

Returns the page anchor from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetContainer

Gets the next text container (placeholder, tag, etc.) from a string as designated by starting and ending identifiers. | Requires: CF5

getEmails

Searches a string for email addresses. | Requires: CF5

GetFileFromURL

Returns the file name from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

getForegroundColor

Determines a light or dark text color based on the given background color. | Requires: CF5

GetGoogleKeywords

Pass it a http_referer value and this fuction will parse out the keywords used to find it if referred from Google. | Requires: CF5

GetHostFromURL

Returns the host from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetHTMLTitle

Parses an HTML page and returns the title. | Requires: CF5

getISBN

Converts Barcode to valid ISBN number (without "-"). | Requires: CF5

getLeadingHtml

Display N leading characters of a text block which may include HTML. | Requires: CF5

getLinks

Finds all anchor or frame tags and creates a structure that you can use to look up a URL by name. | Requires: CF5

GetMetaHeaders

Parses an HTML string and returns META tag information. | Requires: CF5

getNameInitials

Extracts the initials of a name from long string. | Requires: CF5

GetNumbers

Returns the passed string with all non-numbers removed (letters, punctuation, whitespace, etc.). | Requires: CF5

getOccurrenceCount

Count the occureneces of a value or list of values in a given string. | Requires: CF5

GetOrdinal

Returns the 2 character english text ordinal for numbers. | Requires: CF5

GetPasswordFromURL

Returns the password from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetPathFromURL

Returns the path from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetPortFromURL

Returns the port number from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

getRandString

Returns a random alphanumeric string of a user-specified length. | Requires: CF5

GetSchemeFromURL

Returns the scheme from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetSearchFromURL

Returns the search part from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetSecureURL

Creates an HTTPS URL for the current page, or for given page information. | Requires: CF5

GetTabTextFeed

This UDF will take a Tab delimited text file and parse it into a mutlidimensional array | Requires: CF5

GetTagContent

Returns the content enclosed in a tag pair. | Requires: CF5

getTagContentAll

Extract all occurrences of a given tag pair from a string. | Requires: CF5

GetUsernameFromURL

Returns the username from a specified URL. | Requires: CF5

GetWords

Shortens a string without cutting words in half. | Requires: CF5

gzip

Compresses a string using the gzip algorithm; returns binary or a string of (base64|hex|uu). | Requires: CF7

hexToString

Converts a hex value to a string. | Requires: CF5

HideLink

Disguise a link using JavaScript's window.status attribute. | Requires: CF5

Highlight

Applies a simple highlight to a word in a string. | Requires: CF5

highlightAndCrop

Crops a string and highlights keywords. | Requires: CF6

HighlightFromTo

Applies a simple highlight from and to a given position in a string. | Requires: CF5

highlightKeywords

Highlights words in a string that are found in a keyword list. | Requires: CF9

HMSFormat

Formats a time difference in hours, minutes and seconds. | Requires: CF5

hrefsToList

Extracts all links from a given string and puts them into a list. | Requires: CF5

HtmlCompressFormat

Replaces a huge amount of unnecessary whitespace from your HTML code. | Requires: CF5

htmlDecode

Inverse of HTMLEditFormat, similar to URLDecode | Requires: CF5

htmlEntityToUTF8

Converts HTML encoded entities into utf8 characters. | Requires: CF8

HTMLSafe

Coverts special characters to character entities, making a string safe for display in HTML. | Requires: CF5

HTMLTrans

Converts the characters in a string to encoded special characters. | Requires: CF5

httpDate

Format a date as required by HTTP specifications | Requires: CF6

humanize

Takes a string and humanizes it, removing underscores and capitalizing each word. | Requires: CF5

Indent

Indents all the lines of a string. | Requires: CF5

IntegerRankFormat

Turn 1 into 1st, 2 into 2nd, etc. | Requires: CF5

Is7bit

Determines whether a string is 7bit | Requires: CF5

IsABA

Checks that a number is a valid ABA routing number. | Requires: CF5

IsAlphabet

This UDF confirms whether a string contains only letters. | Requires: CF5

IsAlphanumeric

Checks if a string is alphanumeric | Requires: CF5

IsCFUUID

Returns TRUE if the string is a valid CF UUID. | Requires: CF5

IsColor

Checkes to see if a color is a valid 3 or 6 character hex color, or one of the ColdFusion safe color keywords. | Requires: CF8

IsCreditCard

Returns TRUE if the string is a valid credit card number. | Requires: CF5

isEmail

Tests passed value to see if it is a valid e-mail address (supports subdomain nesting and new top-level domains). | Requires: CF5

IsIP

Returns TRUE if the string is a valid IP address. | Requires: CF5

IsISBN

Checks to to see if value is a valid ISBN. | Requires: CF5

IsListInList

Checks is all elements of a list X is found in a list Y. | Requires: CF5

isLower

Checks to see if a string is all lower case characters | Requires: CF5

IsMSSQLGUID

Returns true if the string is a MS SQL GUID. | Requires: CF5

isNumericList

Checks if a list consists of numeric values only. | Requires: CF5

iso88591

Parses any string into iso-8859-1 codification. | Requires: CF6

IsPalindrome

Checks string to see if it is a pPalindrome. | Requires: CF5

isPostalCodeBE

Checks if valid Belgium postal code. | Requires: CF5

isPostalCodeBR

Checks if postal code is format of Brazil. | Requires: CF5

isPostalCodeDK

Checks if valid postal code of Denmark. | Requires: CF5

isPostalCodeNL

Checks if valid Dutch postal code. | Requires: CF5

IsRUT

Returns True if the specified value and verifying digit constitute a valid RUT (government company number used in Chile). | Requires: CF5

IsSSN

Checks passed value to see if it is a properly formatted U.S. social security number. | Requires: CF5

isTrueNumeric

Returns true if all characters in a string are numeric. | Requires: CF5

isUpper

Checks to see if a string is all upper case characters | Requires: CF5

isUpperLower

Checks to see if a submitted letter is Upper or Lower Case. | Requires: CF5

isURL

A quick way to test if a string is a URL. | Requires: CF7

isValidPhone

Simple Validation for Phone Number syntax. | Requires: CF5

isVIN

US Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) validation. | Requires: CF8

IsZip

Tests passed value to see if it is a properly formatted U.S. zip code. | Requires: CF5

IsZipCA

Tests passed value to see if it is a properly formatted Canadian zip code. | Requires: CF5

IsZipNL

Tests passed value to see if it is a properly formatted Dutch zip code. | Requires: CF5

IsZIPUK

Tests passed value to see if it is a properly formatted U.K. postcode (zip code). | Requires: CF5

JSCompressor

Compresses javascript code | Requires: CF6

jsFormat

Fixes an oversight in the jsstringformat() function | Requires: CF5

jsondecode

DeSerialize JSON data into ColdFusion native objects (simple value, array, structure, query) | Requires: CF6

jsonencode

Serialize native ColdFusion objects into a JSON formated string. | Requires: CF6

jsToUnicode

Replace javascript unicode strings with unicode strings. | Requires: CF5

Jumble

Takes a string and scrambles the characters. | Requires: CF5

justNumericList

Filters a list so that just numeric entries are returned. | Requires: CF5

LanguageToCode

Takes a Language Name (i.e. English) and returns the ISO 669 Two-Letter Language Code (i.e. EN). | Requires: CF5

lastIndexOf

Returns the index position of the last matching character in a string. | Requires: CF6

Left2

Adds zero and negative support to the length parameter of left(). | Requires: CF5

LeftDotDot

leftDotDot turns "This is a nice day" into "This is a nic.." | Requires: CF5

levDistance

Computes the Levenshtein distance between two strings. | Requires: CF5

List2URLToken

Converts a list into a QueryString. Allows an "Exclude List" as well. | Requires: CF5

listAddAnd

Returns a list as an "English language" list. | Requires: CF5

listAnd

Returns a list of all elements that are both in list LST1 and in list LST2 | Requires: CF9

listAppendAndReplace

Appends one list to another, with a maximum list length specified, and replaces any overlapping values. | Requires: CF5

listCompare

Compares one list against another to find the elements in the first list that don't exist in the second list. | Requires: CF6

ListContainsConsecutiveInt

Determines if a list consists of consecutive integers, regardless or order. | Requires: CF5

listCountItemSimilar

Determines number of list items that begin with the strToMatch. | Requires: CF5

listCountListInList

Count the number of occurences of items from one list to another list. | Requires: CF5

ListCountSubstring

Counts the number of list elements that contain a given substring. | Requires: CF5

listCountUnique

Count unique items in a list. (Case-sensitive) | Requires: CF5

listCountUniqueNoCase

Count unique items in a list. (Case-insensitive) | Requires: CF5

listDelete

Delete items from a list. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteDuplicates

Case-sensitive function for removing duplicate entries in a list. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteDuplicatesNoCase

Case-insensitive function for removing duplicate entries in a list. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteLeft

Deletes the n leftmost elements from the specified list. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteMid

Deletes n elements starting at the specified start position. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteRange

This function deletes a range of items from a list. | Requires: CF5

ListDeleteRight

Deletes the n rightmost elements from the specified list. | Requires: CF5

listDeQualify

Used to remove qualifieers from a delimited list. | Requires: CF5

ListDiff

Compares two lists and returns the elements that do not appear in both lists. Returns a list that contains the elementsrest between list1 and list2 | Requires: CF5

ListDiffDup

Compares two lists and returns the elements that are unique for each list. | Requires: CF5

ListElementPrepend

Prepends a string to every item in a list. | Requires: CF5

listFindMaxOccurance

This function will return the item with the most occurances in a list. | Requires: CF5

listFindMissing

Find missing integers in a list of consequential numbers. | Requires: CF5

listFindOneOf

returns true if one of the values in the values list is found in the list. | Requires: CF6

ListFindReplace

Finds a value in one list and returns the matching string at the same index in another list. | Requires: CF5

ListFix

Fixes a list by replacing null entries. | Requires: CF5

ListFormatted

Adds formatting to list elements, for displaying lists in a more readable fashion. | Requires: CF5

listFromDateRange

ListFromDateRange returns a list of dates given a starting and ending date. | Requires: CF5

ListGetAtIncNulls

Get specific list element of list where empty strings are counted as elements. | Requires: CF5

listGetDistinctValues

Returns a list of distinct values from a passed-in list. | Requires: CF5

ListgetMultipleOf

Returns a list with a specified factor of list elements from the passed list . | Requires: CF5

ListGetRandom

Returns a random selection from a comma delimited list. | Requires: CF5

ListHasDupes

Returns true if list has duplicate elements. | Requires: CF5

ListInCommon

Returns elements in list1 that are found in list2. | Requires: CF5

listIsItemSimilar

Determines whether any list items begin with the strToMatch. | Requires: CF5

ListJuxt

Juxtaposes two lists together in an "every other value" method. | Requires: CF5

ListLeft

A Left() function for lists. Returns the n leftmost elements from the specified list. | Requires: CF5

ListLenIncNulls

Length of list including empty elements. | Requires: CF5

ListLongestItem

Returns the first occurrence of the longest item in a list. | Requires: CF5

ListLoop

Applies simple evaluations to every element in a list. | Requires: CF5

ListMax

ListMax returns the greatest value in a list. | Requires: CF5

listMaxDate

Checks a list of dates for the maximum date. | Requires: CF5

ListMid

A Mid() function for lists. Returns n elements starting at the specified start position. | Requires: CF5

listMin

ListMin returns the smallest value in a list. | Requires: CF5

listMinDate

Checks a list of dates for the minimum date. | Requires: CF5

ListNew

Creates a list from the passed arguments, skipping empty elements. | Requires: CF5

ListNext

Given the current list item, returns the next item within a list of unique values. | Requires: CF5

ListPad

Applys padding to each element in a list. | Requires: CF5

listParseWithFunction

Parse a list of values with the specified function. | Requires: CF5

ListRandomElements

Returns specified number of random list elements without repeats. | Requires: CF5

listReFilterNoCase

Filters a target list, given a list of regex filters. | Requires: CF9

ListReFindNoCase

Searches a given list for a given regexp and returns the index number of the first item found. | Requires: CF5

ListRemoveByString

Removes values from a list by string pattern. | Requires: CF5

ListRemoveDuplicates

Remove duplicates from a list. | Requires: CF5

listRemoveList

Removes second list from first list, accepting an optional delimiter and whether to remove one or all list items. | Requires: CF5

ListRemoveNulls

Removes null entries from lists. | Requires: CF5

listRest2

Same functionality as CF stock listRest but faster, at least on CFMX 7.01 | Requires: CF5

ListRestRight

Same functionality as CF ListRest starting from right instead of left. | Requires:

ListReturnDuplicates

Searches a list for case- sensitive Duplicates and returns a list of the duplicate items or an empty string if no dupes are found. | Requires: CF5

ListReturnDuplicatesNoCase

Searches a list for case-INsensitive duplicates and returns a list of the duplicate items or an empty string if no dupes are found. | Requires: CF5

ListReverse

Reverses a list. | Requires: CF5

ListRight

A Right() function for lists. Returns the n rightmost elements from the specified list. | Requires: CF5

listsAreDistinct

Tells whether two lists have entirely distinct elements | Requires: CF5

ListSortByLen

Sorts a list by the length of its elements. | Requires: CF5

ListSplit

A split function for lists, splitting the original list into lists of n array elements. | Requires: CF5

ListSwap

Swaps two elements in a list. | Requires: CF5

listTrim

Returns the list which was passed in after having trimmed each list item. | Requires: CF5

ListUnion

Combines two lists, automatically removing duplicate values and returning a sorted list. | Requires: CF5

ListValueRange

Returns a comma delimited list filled with the positive intergers from the specified range. | Requires: CF5

listVenn

Performs venn type operations on two lists. | Requires: CF5

listWithNullsToArray

Return an array from a list with null values. | Requires: CF5

ListWrap

Wraps a list every n elements. | Requires: CF5

ljustify2

Same as built-in LJUSTIFY, but allows optional parameter character to pad with. | Requires: CF5

loremIpsum

Generates loremipsum text. | Requires: CF10

LSDayOfWeekAsString

Returns the localized version of a day of the week. | Requires: CF5

LSMonthAsString

Returns the localized version of a month. | Requires: CF5

magicQuote

Cleanly converts typewriter quotes to typographer's quotes. | Requires: CF5

MaxLength

Limit a string's output to the desired length. | Requires: CF5

MessageListDisplay

Takes an array or struct of basic values and returns and HTML-formatted string. | Requires: CF5

midLimit

Limits a string from the center inserting "..." | Requires: CF5

MidString

Midstring: Return the middle part of a string between a specified start substring and a specified end substring. | Requires: CF5

nameCase

Converts an entire string to namecase (JARED RYPKA-HAUER becomes Jared Rypka-Hauer). | Requires: CF6

naughtyFilter

Replaces dirty words with pattern. | Requires: CF5

nodupslist

Remove duplicate values from a list. | Requires: CF6

NumberAsString

Returns a number converted into a string (i.e. 1 becomes "One"). | Requires: CF5

NumbersOnly

Strips all non-numeric characters from a string. | Requires: CF5

NumberUnFormat

Removes all non-essential formatting from a number. | Requires: CF5

numTextListSort

This function is to be used, to sort a list that has numeric and text values. | Requires: CF6

OrderListByList

Reorders a list to the order of another, placing elements from the complete list not found in the second at the end of the reordered list. | Requires: CF5

OzFormatTelephone

Translates a 10 digit Australian telephone/facsimile number (either in STD or Toll Free format) into an Australian formatted telephone number. | Requires: CF5

ozPhoneFormatPlus

Checks a phone number for Australian format. | Requires: CF5

padDirection

Basic padding function that allows user to decide which side of the submitted string that the characters should be added to (via L or R). | Requires: CF5

PadString

Pads a string with n characters. Padding is from the left. | Requires: CF5

PadStringToLen

Pads a string to a length of n characters. Padding is from the left. | Requires: CF5

ParagraphFormat2

An "enhanced" version of ParagraphFormat. | Requires: CF5

paragraphtolist

Convert a text with many lines into a html list. | Requires: CF5

parseCMSRevision

Parses a CMS (SNV or CVS) revision string into a usable variable. | Requires: CF5

parseInt

Parse out the first set of numbers in a string. | Requires: CF5

ParsePOPSubject

Parses subjects returned by CFPOP. | Requires: CF5

parseQuotedPrintable

Converts a string of text from Quoted-Printable format to UTF-8. | Requires: CF6

parseUrl

Parses a Url and returns a struct with keys defining the information in the Uri. | Requires: CF7

ParseURLData

An alternative way to retreive data from a URL. | Requires: CF5

phoneFormat

Allows you to specify the mask you want added to your phone number. | Requires: CF5

pluralize

Very simple function to display either the plural or singular form for a numeric that is passed in. | Requires: CF5

popularWords

Returns the most popular words in a query column and their count. | Requires: CF6

preg_match

Emulates the preg_match function in PHP for returning a regex match along with any backreferences. | Requires: CF5

preg_match_all

Emulates the preg_match_all function in PHP for returning all regex matches along with their backreferences. | Requires: CF5

pwStrength

Checks the strength of a user supplied password. | Requires: CF5

queryColumnToList

Takes a selected column of data from a query and converts it into a list. | Requires: CF5

QueryStringChangeVar

Changes a var in a query string. | Requires: CF5

QueryStringDeleteVar

Deletes a var from a query string. | Requires: CF5

queryStringGetVar

Gets the value of a variable in a query string. | Requires: CF5

QueryToCSV2

Convert the query into a CSV format using Java StringBuffer Class. | Requires: CF6

QueryToSelectOptions

Creates a list of select-field option tags from the provided query. | Requires: CF5

quotedListToArray

Converts elements in a quoted list to an array. | Requires: CF7

RandomizeString

I generate a randomized string of desired length. | Requires: CF5

randStr

Returns a randomly generated string using the specified character sets and length(s) | Requires: CF5

RandString

Returns a random string of the specified length of either alpha, numeric or mixed-alpha-numeric characters. | Requires: CF5

reCompile

Create a java.util.regex.Pattern in a CF-friendly way. | Requires: CF9

recordsInView

Creates an easy reccord pagination indicator. | Requires: CF5

REEscape

Escapes all regular expression "special characters" in a string with "\". | Requires: CF5

reFindAll

Finds all occurences of a regex in a string. | Requires: CF6

reFindNoCaseAll

Returns all the matches (case insensitive) of a regular expression within a string. This is simular to reGet(), but more closely matches the result set of reFind. | Requires: CF6

REGet

Returns all the matches of a regex from a string. | Requires: CF5

REListFindNoCaseMultiple

When given a list of values, returns a list of element locations that match a given regular expression. | Requires: CF5

ReMatch

Provides the CF8 ReMatch functionality in MX6/MX7 | Requires: CF5

ReMatchNoCase

Provides the CF8 ReMatchNoCase functionality in MX6/MX7 | Requires: CF6

removeEndSpaces

strips all graph characters (spaces, tabs, line breaks) off the end of a string. | Requires: CF5

removeHTML

Removes All HTML from a string removing tags, script blocks, style blocks, and replacing special character code. | Requires: CF5

removeLinks

Strips links and closing link tags from a string. | Requires: CF5

removeNullAndDangleDelimFromList

Remove null element and dangel delimiter from the list | Requires: CF5

ReplaceAt

Replaces oldSubString with newSubString from a specified starting position. | Requires: CF5

ReplaceAtNoCase

Replaces oldSubString with newSubString from a specified starting position while ignoring case. | Requires: CF5

RePlaceHolders

Replaces variable placeholders with values of said variables. | Requires: CF5

replaceLast

Replaces the last occurrence of a substring in a string | Requires: CF5

ReplaceListNoCase

Replace all occurences of elements in list one with elements in list two. Case insensitive version of ReplaceList. | Requires: CF5

replaceSpecialChars

Replaces all special characters in a string of text. | Requires: CF6

replaceStructNoCase

Returns string, with occurence of structure key names replaced by structure values. | Requires: CF6

REReplaceAt

Replaces a regular expression with newSubString from a specified starting position. | Requires: CF5

REReplaceAtNoCase

Replaces a regular expression with newSubString from a specified starting position while ignoring case. | Requires: CF5

REReplaceList

RE replace a list list of regular expression with a list of string. | Requires: CF5

RESplit

Splits a string into arrays based on a regex. | Requires: CF5

RFind

Returns the last index of an occurrence of a substring in a string from a specified starting position. | Requires: CF5

RFindNoCase

Returns the last index (case insensitive) of an occurrence of a substring in a string from a specified starting position. | Requires: CF5

richTextUnicodeFormat

Returns a rich text format unicode string, suitable for keyword replacement in rtf documents. | Requires: CF5

Right2

Adds zero and negative support to the length parameter of right(). | Requires: CF5

RomanFormat

Converts a number to Roman numerals. | Requires: CF5

romanToDecimal

Converts Roman numerals to decimal. | Requires: CF5

SafeText

Removes potentially nasty HTML text. | Requires: CF5

scramail

Scramail takes a string as an argument and changes the characters in the email to their ascii equivelents to hide the email address from spam bots. | Requires: CF5

showPagination

Creates easy pagination output ie: < 1|2|3|4|5 ... |101|102|103|104|105 > | Requires: CF5

SignedDollarFormat

Returns amount signed and dollar formatted. | Requires: CF5

singleLine

Strips characters that cause line wrap when exporting. | Requires: CF5

sluggify

Converts a string into a pretty URL safe slug | Requires: CF6

SmallCaps

Formats a string to simulate the small-caps style without using the css font-variant attribute. | Requires: CF9

Soundex

Returns the Soundex of a string. | Requires: CF5

SoundexDifference

Returns the difference between the SOUNDEX values of two strings | Requires: CF5

SpaceCap

Returns a string with a space before each capital letter. | Requires: CF5

Split

Splits a string according to another string or multiple delimiters. | Requires: CF5

splitList

Split list into two lists of about equal length. | Requires: CF5

splitMX

splitMX converts a string or a list to an array using another string, or a multiple characters as a delimiter/ | Requires: CF6

splitUrl

Splits a URL into it's URL, QueryString, and Anchor parts. | Requires: CF5

SQLServerPatternMatchingFormat

Strip pattern-matching wildcards from a string appearing in a SQL Server query. | Requires: CF5

StateToAbbr

Takes a full State name (i.e. California) and returns the two letter abbreviation (i.e. CA). | Requires: CF5

string2linesArray

Turn a string into an array of lines. | Requires: CF6

string2List

Converts a string to a list using the specified delimter (defaults to comma). Returns a list. | Requires: CF5

stringFind

Returns matched substrings and subexpressions from a string based on a regular expression pattern | Requires: CF9

stringFormat

Formats a string similarly to how NumberFormat formats a number. | Requires: CF5

StringSplice

Python Style String Splicing | Requires: CF5

stringToArray

Turns a string to an array of 'count' character chunks. | Requires: CF5

stringToHex

Counterpart to HexToString - converts an ASCII string to hexadecimal. | Requires: CF5

StripAllBut

Strips all characters from a string except the ones that you want to keep. | Requires: CF5

StripAnchors

A function that will strip out all anchors in text that has been passed as an argument. | Requires: CF5

StripAscii

Removes ASCII character codes from the string. | Requires: CF5

StripBlock

Removes all characters in a string between two characters. | Requires: CF5

stripFont

This tag removes all font tags from a string. | Requires: CF5

stripHTML

Removes HTML from the string. | Requires: CF5

StripLZero

Strips leading zero's from a string or number. | Requires: CF5

stripOuterQuotes

Strips doublequotes from the beginning and end of a string. | Requires: CF5

StripTags

Strip xml-like tags from a string when they are within or not within a list of tags. | Requires: CF5

StripUrl

The function deletes non-needed characters (ie. http://) | Requires: CF5

stripURLToken

Strips the cfid/cftoken information from a string. | Requires: CF5

strXOR

Returns as a binary object the chr by chr XOR of two given strings for length of shortest of the two. | Requires: CF6

SubmitButton

Create a simple submit button by providing name, value, class, width, and onClick. | Requires: CF5

SubStr

Returns the substring of a string. It mimics the behaviour of the homonymous php function so it permits negative indexes too. | Requires: CF5

tagStripper

Function to strip HTML tags, with options to preserve certain tags. | Requires: CF5

ThisOrThat

Returns default value if primary value is empty. | Requires: CF5

titleCaseList

Title cases all elements in a list. | Requires: CF9

toBoolean

I convert anything to boolean | Requires: CF9

toFriendlyURL

enhanced version of friendlyURL that also replaces diacritics with plausible ascii substitutes | Requires: CF8

trimAccessHyperlink

Convert an Access hyperlink field to text. | Requires: CF5

trimHTML

Like Trim() except it also works on html. | Requires: CF5

TrimZero

Trim traling zeros from a numeric field. | Requires: CF6

trimZeros

I trim leading and trailing zeros off of a decimal number. | Requires: CF5

TrueFalseFormat

Converts Boolean values to either True or False. | Requires: CF5

twitterify

Converts hashtags, mentions, and embedded URLs to clickable links. | Requires: CF5

UCaseAll

Returns a string with all words capitalized with special non english characters. | Requires: CF5

ungzip

Decompresses a binary or (base64|hex|uu) encoded string using the gzip algorithm; returns a string. | Requires: CF7

unicodeToCyrillicDos

Convert Unicode chars to Cyrillic DOS 8-bit char. | Requires: CF5

unicodeToJS

Replace html unicode strings with strings in javascript format. | Requires: CF5

unIndent

Un-indents strings but preserves formatting | Requires: CF5

UPCCheckDigit

Calculates a UPC-A check digit. | Requires: CF5

upperFirst

Upper cases the first letter of a string. | Requires: CF5

urlBase64Encode

Encodes a string to base64 format, then urlEncodes the result so that it works when used as part of a URL string. | Requires: CF5

varNameToText

Converts a camel-case or underscored var name to plain text. | Requires: CF5

Vars2Flash

Converts a list of variable names to a Flash safe string to pass into a Flash movie. | Requires: CF5

verityClean

Creates a verity "safe" search string. | Requires: CF5

verityPercentage

Takes a verity "score" value and returns a formatted percentage. | Requires: CF5

VerticalText

Take a string, make it appear vertically. | Requires: CF5

WAPSafe

Returns a WAP safe string. | Requires: CF5

WordInstance

Returns the number of occurances of a word in a string. | Requires: CF5

wrap

Wraps a chunk of text at a given character count. | Requires: CF5

WriteCalendar

Produces a Calendar for a given month and year. | Requires: CF5

XHTMLParagraphFormat

Returns a XHTML compliant string wrapped with properly formatted paragraph tags. | Requires: CF5

xmlFormat2

Similar to xmlFormat() but replaces all characters not on the "good" list as opposed to characters specifically on the "bad" list. | Requires: CF5

xmlFormatMid

Properly performs substring functionality on XML-Formatted strings. | Requires: CF5

xmlHumanReadable

Formats an XML document for readability. | Requires: CF6

XMLSafe

Extends XMLFormat to include stripping non-printable characters. | Requires: CF5

XmlSafeText

Replacement for XmlFormat that also replaces all special characters. | Requires: CF8

XMLUnFormat

UN-escapes the five forbidden characters in XML data. | Requires: CF5

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