CF docs lookup

Posted on June 20th, 2005 by
If you have never used it, you’ll be sorry that you didn’t know about it sooner. There is a brilliant tool for looking up anything in the ColdFusion documentation. It’s called and it’s a definite time-saver.

How it works: you set a cookie on your computer that tells what version of ColdFusion you are using. Then you perform a serach and it will bring you straight to the page you are looking for in the Macromedia LiveDocs. If it doesn’t find your search query, it will perform a Google search for you.

However, the best feature is that you can type your search query into the url, following So, if I wanted information on the cfdump tag, i would type into my address bar and it will bring me straight to the LiveDocs page for cfdump.


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