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ColdFusion 10: For-In construct to loop over Query and List

The for-in loop construct in ColdFusion is generally used to loop over a structure variable. In ColdFusion 10, one can use the same for-in construct to loop over Query and List variables. Here is an example in which the for-in construct is used to loop over Query and List variables.

<!--- Fetch some records from a table ---> <cfquery name="arts" datasource="artgallery" > select * from ART </cfquery> <table border="1"> <cfscript> //copy the list containing the column names to a variable 'columns' //columns variable contains list - ARTID, ARTISTID, ARTNAME, DESCRIPTION, ISSOLD, LARGEIMAGE, MEDIAID, PRICE columns = arts.ColumnList; //use for in construct to loop over a list for (col in columns) { writeOutput("<th>" &col& "</th>"); } writeOutput("<tr>"); /* loop over the resultset arts. The variable 'row' used in for-in construct is a struct that contains query columns as keys */ for (row in arts) { for(col in columns) writeOutput("<td>" &row[col]& "</td>"); writeOutput("<tr>"); } </cfscript> </table>

The variable row used in the for-in construct is a structure variable. It contains query columns as keys.


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