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Adobe ColdFusion 8 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Understanding the ColdFusion Report Builder

While these reports can indeed be created manually, there is a better way, using the ColdFusion Report Builder. The ColdFusion Report Builder is a stand-alone program used to define ColdFusion Report templates. It can be run on its own, and also directly from within Dreamweaver by double-clicking on a report file.

Note

At this time, the ColdFusion Report Builder is a Windows-only utility. But reports created using the Report Builder can be processed by ColdFusion on any platform, and reports can be viewed on any platform.

The ColdFusion Report Builder creates and edits a special ColdFusion file with a .cfr extension. Unlike .cfm and .cfc files, .cfr files can’t be edited with a text editor; the ColdFusion ...

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