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cftextarea form variable missing

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Status/Resolution/Reason: Closed/Fixed/Fixed

Reporter/Name(from Bugbase): David Jacobson / David Jacobson ()

Created: 01/09/2018

Components: AJAX, UI Components

Versions: 2016,2018

Failure Type: Data Loss

Found In Build/Fixed In Build: SP5 / 312331

Priority/Frequency: Normal / All users will encounter

Locale/System: English / Windows 7 SP1

Vote Count: 0

Problem Description:
When submitting a cfform with richtext via ColdFusion.Ajax.submit, the cftextarea value is always [empty string].

Steps to Reproduce:
Fill out form add text to cftextarea and submit

Actual Result:
[empty string]

Expected Result:
Expect to see the value of the cftextarea field.

Any Workarounds:
The form works if I remove the richtext tag.


  1. January 09, 2018 00:00:00: shoutout_TEST.cfm
  2. January 09, 2018 00:00:00: shoutout.cfc