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06-02-2019

Under targeting activities and exclusions, does anyone know the differences between the three types of Exclusion Types > Change dimensions:

1.) Change axis

2.) Identifier

3.) Joins

In what situation would change axis, identifier or joins can be used?

Thanks.

Paul

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07-02-2019

What you have there is correct. Your exclusion set may have different id's than the primary set- to match your intent you should be joining on the email cols here.

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07-02-2019

Hi,

You're defining how 2 different schemas connect to each other:

  1. Change axis: A relationship already defined in the selected exclusion set
  2. Identifier: A field in the selected exclusion set
  3. Joins: What everyone uses, choose one col from each side to map to the other

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07-02-2019

Hi Jon (or anyone else reading this),

Thanks.

But just to be specific to the problem I've encountered, see screenshot below.

As per the Adobe documentation on this -> https://docs.campaign.adobe.com/doc/AC/en/WKF_Repository_of_activities_Targeting_activities.html#Int...

Example: Exclude a list of send addresses

I should have used "Joins" instead of "Identifier".

The question I have been asked now is, if it's a suppression list, should it be "Joins" instead of "Identifier". Can an "identifier" be used for a list rather than a DB query?

Exclusion-change-dimension.jpg

Thanks.

Paul