The ImageRead function performs the same operation as the cfimage read action . However, you cannot use the cfimage tag to read and create. You can use the cfimage tag to perform common image manipulation operations as a border; captcha; convert; info; read; resize; rotate; write; writeToBrowser. The other day, I needed to do some on-the-fly conversion of PNG image files to JPG format in ColdFusion. This was part of stop-gap measure at.

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These return comma-delimited lists of the file types that ColdFusion can deal with. To start with, let’s look at ImageRead. The read action requires name attribute. A value between 0 and congert that can be used to set the JPG quality. The new image is converted to the file type specified in the destination attribute. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Web relative path name.

CFImage Functionality is Just Awesome!

I don’t deal with Base64 encoded images all that often, but this seems like something that could be very useful when put into clever hands. ColdFusion’s new image functionality is just plain awesome. Separate multiple fonts with commas. The higher the blur concert, the more blurred the image also, the longer it takes to resize the image.

To change the interpolation method or for more control over image attributes, use the following functions: In-memory files speed processing of transient data. Values between 00 and FF are allowed. Convertt convert and write actions require a destination.


The following example shows how to set the thickness and color of cfimag border:. Description Resizes a ColdFusion image. Did anyone else see “URL” and get mentally turned on?

Image copyArea int, int, int, int, int, int – returns: Convert an image to a different format in this case PNG.

Also, image quality can degrade; for example, PNG images support bit color, but GIF images support only cfumage. By default ColdFusion will throw an error if there are naming conflicts. Creates a ColdFusion image that can be manipulated by using image functions. Save a ColdFusion image to a file or write the image directly to a browser.


For all the above “Read” demos, we were really just getting the info about the image. If I can just figure out why that image is 5 pixels off. Interpolation algorithms let you fine-tune how images are resampled. You can specify both.

Image file requests go the Web server, not the Fcimage application server.

How do you convert a TIF image into PDF within coldfusion – Stack Overflow

It’s not just important that the resultant data is image data, it’s also important that the last thing in the URL be the file name. Convsrt gets me very close to the exact duplicate of my TIF image, but for some reason the image is reduced by like 5 pixels on the width, and I cannot figure out why. These products, while excellent in quality, just mean adding one more level of complexity to any application that requires server-side image manipulation.

Creates a ColdFusion image. ColdFusion 8 conert given us CFImage. The only one here that stands out is the Java buffered image. You can use the cfimage tag independently or in conjunction with image functions.


A bit of a hack, but it works if you need it to. String, int, int, coldfusion. I don’t generally deal with these sorts of objects:.

You can perform the following tasks with Xonvert images:.

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You can use the write action to change the quality of a JPEG image to reduce file size. However, WriteToBrowser actually returns the image inline to the page.

For a hexadecimal value, use the form ” xxxxxx” or “xxxxxx”. When you read in an image in this fashion, the source attribute is empty.

I don’t know how they handled that one since I thought Prodigy owned the patent on that or something sillybut it’s good to see that we cfmage a huge variety of image formats that we can read and write to. Width in pixels of the image. I think it’s an awesome feature, but I’m not sure I like having to rely on mappings and tying in with settings external to the ColdFusion application server.

In this example, the minimum width is You cgimage display a GIF image in a browser. This seems like a bug to me as I would have assumed it was just doing a binary grab via CFHttp or something like thatbut I guess there is more to it than I can understand.

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