Creating banded reports with groupings in ColdFusion using nested tags
Any reporting tool that allows any number of nested, grouped sections, with section headers and footers, is called a “banded” report because it creates nested bands of data. MS Access reports and Crystal Reports are examples of
banded report designers.
I will talk about how to create traditional banded reports using nested CFOUTPUT
groupings. It’s more straightforward and elegant than you might think.
Douglas Smith has been working with ColdFusion and Fusebox for the last 6 years, and has been programming computers and databases for the last 15 years. He currently works for Automation Creations, a software design company in Blacksburg Virginia.
Douglas Smith can be reached at douglas.smith (at) aciwebs.com.