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IsBIF(name)

Last updated September 26, 2001

author

Raymond Camden

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: UtilityLib

Description:
This UDF checks to see if a particular string exists as a BIF (built in function).

Return Values:
Returns a boolean.

Example:

<CFSET Good = "arraylen">
<CFSET Bad = "victor">
<CFOUTPUT>
Is #Good# a BIF? #IsBif(Good)#<BR>
Is #Bad# a BIF? #IsBif(Bad)#<BR>
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
name The name to check. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns true if the function is a BIF (built in function).
 * 
 * @param name 	 The name to check. 
 * @return Returns a boolean. 
 * @author Raymond Camden (ray@camdenfamily.com) 
 * @version 1, September 26, 2001 
 */
function IsBIF(name) {
    return ListFindNoCase(StructKeyList(GetFunctionList()),name) GT 0;
}
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