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How does the contain function work?

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Hi,

 

I want to check if the word 'POST' comes back in a contextual attribute: {{context.journey.events.00000._company.igOrder.igEntries.CarrierUid}}

 

So I want this:

 

If {{context.journey.events.00000._company.igOrder.igEntries.CarrierUid}} contains the word 'Post' ( not case sensitive), I want to show: "Post bezorging" in the e-mail.

 

I know how to use the if statements, but the documentation is totally not clear about how to use the contain function. 

 

Can someone help me with this?

 

Thanks!!

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Hi,

 

Thanks for all your help!

It turned out that the field was an array, so I have to use the each function first. Did that and then it worked  

 

@_Manoj_Kumar_ 

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Hello @Taal 

 

You can do it like this.

 

{%#if(contains(context.journey.events.00000._company.igOrder.igEntries.CarrierUid, "post", false)) %}
If field containss post print something
{% else %}
Post not found in the field
{%/if%}

 

More info on function is available here: String functions library | Adobe Journey Optimizer

 


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Hi, I tried these two ways, but they don't work. Do you know how else I could try it? Thanks for your help! @_Manoj_Kumar_ Schermafbeelding 2023-03-22 103943.pngSchermafbeelding 2023-03-22 103838.png

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@Taal remove the single quote around the event id

content.journey.event.'816428911'


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Just tested it. That won't work either.

 

It seems all these functions are designed to work independently. If we wrap them within other functions they are not working. 


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Maybe try this? single quotes and little change in format.

if contains({{context.journey.events.00000._company.igOrder.igEntries.CarrierUid}}, 'Post') {
  // email
}

 

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Hi,

 

Thanks for all your help!

It turned out that the field was an array, so I have to use the each function first. Did that and then it worked  

 

@_Manoj_Kumar_ 

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Hello @Taal, If possible, could you please share the code?

 

It does not work for me.

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Sure! 

 

Note that the field that I use is an array, so if your field is not an array, you should not use the 'each' part:

 

{{#each context.journey.events.xxxxxx._company.igOrder.igEntries as |entry|}}

{%#if contains(entry.CarrierUid, "post", false) %}PostNL{%else if contains(entry.CarrierUid, "zzz", false)%}zzz{%else%} 
External {%/if%}


{{/each}}