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simpleFormat()


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Returns formatted text using HTML break tags (
) and HTML paragraph elements (

) based on the newline characters and carriage returns in the text that is passed in.

Name Type Required Default Description
text string Yes The text to format.
wrap boolean No true Set to true to wrap the result in a paragraph HTML element.
encode boolean No true When set to true, encodes tag content, attribute values, and URLs so that Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks can be prevented. Set to attributes to only encode attribute values and not tag content.
<!--- How most of your calls will look. --->
#simpleFormat(post.bodyText)#
<!--- Demonstrates what output looks like with specific data. --->
<cfsavecontent variable="comment">
I love this post!
Here's why:
* Short
* Succinct
* Awesome
</cfsavecontent>
#simpleFormat(comment)#
<!---
<p>I love this post!</p>
<p>Here's why:<br>
* Short<br>
* Succinct<br>
* Awesome</p>
--->

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