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You probably already knew that you could supply a description and a license using the configuration file. This is an example of a basic extension.

What you may not know is that you can point to html files for the content. This is really helpful when you have a ton of text for your description or license. Simply create a folder in your extension named install and create an html file. From there you can just specify the name of the file that you are using for either.

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Ben Nadel's Gravatar Ben Nadel
March 29, 2010 12:53 PM

Yeah, that could definitely be good for a serious license (unlike mine which says, "Just don't sue me").

ps. I still haven't thought of an Extension idea for CFBuilder contest.

Jason the Saj's Gravatar Jason the Saj
April 9, 2010 4:45 PM

Did you ever resolve the issue of dynamically populating a list control with images.

I am in a similar boat...I want a client to be able to update an XML file to add or remove item listings. And I want to display a list of images based on that XML.

And I want to resize them to a given width (ie: 200 pixels wide).

For the life of me I cannot find a good example. (I hate the idea of embedding and re-compiling every update.)

- Jason