How do I add an invidual entry to a Verity collection?

As you know, the <cfindex> tag allows you to populate a Verity collection. This data can come from the file system (by using either a directory or just a file) or with a custom query.

Once the collection is populated, you do not need to clear the collection to do minor updates. You can use <cfindex> to add content as well. So for example, this code block will add a new file to the collection:

<cfindex action="update" collection="docs" type="file" key="c:\mydocs\new.pdf">

You can also use <cfindex> to remove an item as well. If the file used above was deleted, the following code should be used to keep the collection in sync:

<cfindex action="delete" collection="docs" type="file" key="c:\mydocs\new.pdf">

This question was written by Raymond Camden
It was last updated on April 18, 2006.


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