Description

Creates a temporary file in a directory whose name starts with (at most) the first three characters of prefix.

Returns

Name of a temporary file, as a string.

Category

System functions

Function syntax

GetTempFile(dir, prefix)

See also

getTempDirectory

Parameters

Parameter

Description

dir

Directory name

prefix

Prefix of a temporary file to create in the dir directory

Example

<h3>GetTempFile Example</h3>
<p>The temporary directory for this ColdFusion Server is
<cfoutput>#GetTempDirectory()#</cfoutput>.</p>
<p>We have created a temporary file called:
<cfoutput>#GetTempFile(GetTempDirectory(),"testFile")#</cfoutput></p>

 

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