htmlEditFormat

Replaces special characters in a string with their HTML-escaped equivalents.

htmlEditFormat( string [, version] ) → returns string

The htmlEditFormat function is DEPRECATED as of ColdFusion 11

htmlEditFormat Argument Reference

string string
Required

A string or a variable that contains one.

version numeric

HTML version to use; currently ignored.
Values:
  • -1
  • 2
  • 3.2

Compatibility

ColdFusion:

DEPRECATED since version 11 Use encodeForHTML, which can provide more protection from XSS.

Examples sample code invoking the htmlEditFormat function


Escapes the HTML characters

htmlEditFormat( "This is a test & this is another <This text is in angle brackets> Previous line was blank!!!" )

Expected Result: This is a test &amp; this is another &lt;This text is in angle brackets&gt; Previous line was blank!!!


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