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Name

GetMetaData

Synopsis

                   GetMetaData(object)
GetMetaData(THIS)

Returns metadata such as properties, methods, and parameters for the specified ColdFusion Component (CFC) when used within a CFML page. When used within a CFC, pass GetMetaData( ) the THIS scope, and it will return all of the metadata for the component. Metadata is returned as a structure containing various key/value pairs depending on the contents of the CFC. Values in the metadata structure may contain additional nested structure. The following outlines the minimum keys available for the various pieces of a CFC:

Component metadata
Name

The name of the component

Path

Absolute path to the component


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