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Description

Specifies one part of a multipart e-mail message. Can only be used in the cfmail tag. You can use more than one cfmailpart tag within a cfmail tag.

Category

Communications tags, Internet protocol tags

Syntax

<cfmail  
    ... > 
    (Optional cfmailparam entries) 
    <cfmailpart  
        charset="character encoding" 
        type="mime type" 
        wraptext="number" 
    > 
    Mail part contents 
    </cfmailpart> 
    ... 
</cfmail>
Note: You can specify this tag’s attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure. Specify the structure name in the attributeCollection attribute and use the tag’s attribute names as structure keys.

See also

cfmail, cfmailparam, cfpop, cfftp, cfhttp, cfldap, cfcontent, Wrap; E-mail in the Developing ColdFusion Applications

History

ColdFusion MX 6.1: Added this tag.

Attributes

Attribute

Req/Opt

Default

Description

charset

Optional

Character encoding specified by charset attribute of cfmail tag

The character encoding in which the part text is encoded. The following list includes commonly used values:

  • utf-8

  • iso-8859-1

  • windows-1252

  • us-ascii

  • shift_jis

  • iso-2022-jp

  • euc-jp

  • euc-kr

  • big5

  • hz-gb-2312

  • euc-cn

  • utf-16

For more information on character encodings, see www.w3.org/International/O-charset.html.

type

Required

The MIME media type of the part. Can be a can be valid MIME media type or one of the following:

  • text: specifies text/plain type.

  • plain: specifies text/plain type.

  • html: specifies text/html type.

Note: For a list of all registered MIME media types, see www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/.

wraptext

Optional

Do not wrap text

Specifies the maximum line length, in characters of the mail text. If a line has more than the specified number of characters, replaces the last white space character, such as a tab or space, preceding the specified position with a line break. If there are no white space characters, inserts a line break at the specified position. A common value for this attribute is 72.

Usage

Use this tag to create mail messages with alternative versions of the message that duplicate the content in multiple formats. The most common use is to send a plain text version of the message that can be read by all mail readers followed by a version formatted in HTML for display by HTML-compatible mail readers. Specify the simplest version first, with more complex versions afterwards. For more information, see www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2046.txt.

Example

<h3>cfmailpart Example</h3> 
<cfmail from = "peter@domain.com" To = "paul@domain.com"  
    Subject = "Which version do you see?"> 
    <cfmailpart type="text" wraptext="74"> 
        You are reading this message as plain text, because your mail reader does not handle 
            HTML text. 
    </cfmailpart> 
    <cfmailpart type="html"> 
        <h3>HTML Mail Message</h3> 
        <p>You are reading this message as <strong>HTML</strong>.</p> 
        <p>Your mail reader handles HTML text.</p> 
    </cfmailpart> 
</cfmail>