Description

Searches an array for the presence of a specified object. The function searches for simple objects such as strings and numbers or for complex objects such as structures. Simple object string searches are case-sensitive. This function does not support searches for COM and CORBA objects.

Returns

Yes, if the specified object exists in the array.

History

ColdFusion (2018 release): Changed parameter name elementToBeSearched to value.

Category

Function syntax

ArrayContains(array,value)

See also

Parameters

Parameter

Description

array

Array to search in.

value

Object to search for.

Example

<cfscript>
       myArray=[1,2,3,4,5];
       writeoutput(ArrayContains(myArray,3) & " | "); //returns True since 3 is a member of myArray
       writeoutput(ArrayContains(myArray,6)); //returns False since 6 is not a member of myArray
</cfscript>

Output

YES | NO

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