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replaceStructNoCase(argString, argStruct[, argStartSymbol][, argEndSymbol])

Last updated May 30, 2011

author

Rodion Bykov

Version: 1 | Requires: CF6 | Library: StrLib

Description:
Useful whe you need to replace many sub-strings in a string at once, and have structure which key names are exactly same as sub-strings to be replaced.

Return Values:
Returns a string.

Example:

<cfset stringToReplace = "Dear {CLIENT}, we are happy to deliver your Order ##{ORDER}" />

<cfset structToReplace = structNew() />
<cfset structToReplace.client = "John Smith" />
<cfset structToReplace.order = "15" />

<cfset result = replaceStructNoCase(stringToReplace, structToReplace) />

Parameters:

Name Description Required
argString String to parse. Yes
argStruct Structure to use for values. Yes
argStartSymbol Symbol used to denote beginning of token. Defaults to { No
argEndSymbol Symbol used to denote end of token. Defaults to }. No

Full UDF Source:

<!---
 Returns string, with occurence of structure key names replaced by structure values.
 
 @param argString 	 String to parse. (Required)
 @param argStruct 	 Structure to use for values. (Required)
 @param argStartSymbol 	 Symbol used to denote beginning of token. Defaults to { (Optional)
 @param argEndSymbol 	 Symbol used to denote end of token. Defaults to }. (Optional)
 @return Returns a string. 
 @author Rodion Bykov (rodionbykov@rodionbykov.com) 
 @version 1, May 30, 2011 
--->
<cffunction name="replaceStructNoCase" returntype="string">
	<cfargument name="argString" type="string" required="true" />
	<cfargument name="argStruct" type="struct" required="true" />
	<cfargument name="argStartSymbol" type="string" required="false" default="{" />
	<cfargument name="argEndSymbol" type="string" required="false" default="}" />
	
	<cfset var result = "" />
	<cfset var i = "" />
	
	<cfset result = arguments.argString />
	
	<cfloop collection="#arguments.argStruct#" item="i">
		<cfset result = replaceNoCase( result, arguments.argStartSymbol & i & arguments.argEndSymbol, StructFind(arguments.argStruct, i), "all" ) />
	</cfloop>
	
	<cfreturn result />
</cffunction>
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