Railo 4.2 Reference
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Loads and returns an array of entities of the specified entityname.
EntityLoad (entityname, filtercriteria [,unique]
EntityLoad(entityname, filtercriteria, sortorder [, options])


entityload(string name,[any idOrFilter,[any uniqueOrOrder,[any options]]]):any


The arguments for this function are set. You can not use other arguments except the following ones.
Name Type Required Description
name string  Yes Name of the entity to be loaded.  
idOrFilter any  No The primary key value of the entity that must be loaded or Key-value pair (Struct) of property names and values.
If there are more than one key-value pair, then the AND operator is used.If specified, loads and returns an array of entities of the specified entity name that matches the filtercriteria.  
uniqueOrOrder any  No when the second argument is a id then this argument defines the boolean "unique" otherwise it defines the order.

  • unique:
    If unique is set to true, then the entity is returned.
    If you are sure that only one record exists that matches this filtercriteria, then you can specify unique=true, so that a single entity is returned instead of an array.
    If you set unique=true and multiple records are returned, then an exception occurs.

  • order:
    String used to specify the sortorder of the entities that are returned.If specified, loads and returns an array of entities that satisfy the filtercriteria sorted as specified by the sortorder.  
  • options any  No The following options to customize the output (only used when second argument is "id"):
  • ignorecase: Ignores the case of sort order when set to true. Use only if you specify the sortorder parameter.
  • offset: Specifies the position from which to retrieve the objects.
  • maxResults: Specifies the maximum number of objects to be retrieved.
  • cacheable: Whether the result has to be cached in the secondary cache. Default is false.
  • cachename: Name of the cache in secondary cache.
  • timeout: Specifies the timeout value (in seconds) for the query.