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Posted on 2005-03-03
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I would like to specify a directory where i can keep common files so that i can reference it from any directory in the application, strictly by name, so instead of <cfinclude template="../../../dir/file.ext"> i can simply do <cfinclude template="dir/feil.ext">
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Question by:James Rodgers
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by:pinaldave
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jester in that case you need to have mapping of this directory in the application.cfm or coldfusion administrator.
It will do exactly what you need.
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by:James Rodgers
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is ther a special tag used in the application.cfm something like <baseTemplate="myDir">
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pinaldave earned 500 total points
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nope... just simple

<cfset application.finebase = 'mydir'>


now you can always use like this....

<cfinclude template="#application.finebase#/myfine.cfm">

you can also map in the CF admin.

Regards,
---Pinal
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by:James Rodgers
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using what you gave me i came up with this

<cfset application.baseTemplate="http://#cgi.server_name##mid(getDirectoryfrompath(CGI.PATH_INFO),1,find('/',CGI.PATH_INFO,2))#templates/">
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by:James Rodgers
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i actually ended up having to map the directory.
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