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Create common centralised rules/data elements shared across properties A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
I would like to be able to centrally manage a rule/data element and have the change automatically distributed across multiple properties. We are managing several properties and have found that we have many common rules/data elements. When we change how we want them to work we have to manually edit each individually or do a lot of copying between properties. I would envisage a separate area to manage these common rules/data elements. Within each property, there would be an option to add a central...
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Allow users to multi select data elements and change duration A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
When you multi select data elements you currently have the option to , enable, disable, copy, and delete the data elements. Please can you consider adding an option to edit the 'duration' across multiple data element at a time? We recently had a situation where we wanted to alter the duration on 50+ element, and although we could filter the list to show them we had to go in to each individually to edit them which was very time consuming.
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Re: Search for text within custom code editor A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
Hi @markhicken, not the norm, we had a tag that needed deploying and managing for which there was no launch extension. It was a few hundred rows I think.
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Re: Add/remove component tags from virtual report suite curation screen A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
Thanks @mesood, I realise it is possible to tag components from with in the analysis workspace interface. But I specifically want to be able to add/remove tags from within the VRS curation workflow so I don't have to keep going back and forth - Unfortunately this isn't currently available 😞
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Automatically update classification rule builder when classification name changes A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
At the moment, if you change the name of a classification it breaks all the associated classification rules built in the classification rule builder. Each rule then has to be manually edited to get it working again with the new classification name. I think it would make sense if a classification name change automatically updated the classification rule builder.
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Add/remove component tags from virtual report suite curation screen A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
We make extensive use of tags to keep track of what components should appear in which virtual report suite (VRS). When curating a VRS it would be a great time saver to be able to add/remove component tags from this screen in the same way you can else where in the tool (i.e. right click on the component):
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Re: Adobe Analytics Concurrent User Access A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
From my experience I would say says it's fine for Analysis workspace, but be careful with Admin activities - I have had some issues in the admin area of the tool running separate concurrent sessions (In particular, some weird results with processing rules)
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move/copy actions between rules in Launch A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
We would find it incredibly useful and time saving to be able to move and copy actions between different rules in launch. I'd expect to access the feature by via a clicking with right mouse button on an action to reveal a menu with the options. Please can this be considered?
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Undo: make it work for everything in a workspace project e.g. segment edits A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
I was editing a segment on a workspace panel. After making a change I realised it had broken my project. I thought "No problem, Adobe introduce Undo in workspace, I'll just undo the change to my workspace project!" - but unfortunately it doesn't work - half an hour then wasted trying to remember/recreate the old segment 😞 It would be really great if the undo function worked for all changes in a workspace project as this really caught me out - please could this be considered? 🙂
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View Only Workspace: Enabled Date Range Changes A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
When a project is shared as 'view only' users cannot change the date range. I think an option to allow date range changes would increase the usefulness of this mode while still balancing the need for control. Without this flexibility I think there is the potential that this will lead us to build bloated projects that are trying to guess at the different date ranges that users might want to look at. For instance, if we have a project showing 'last weeks sales', users would find it useful to also ...
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Re: Fallout - can no longer drop page mid fallout A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
We logged this as a bug. I think I was actually still possible to add the extra step, but the visual indicator (i.e. the blue line) didn't show up. I think Adobe has fixed this now.
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Re: All our niggles from the first month of using Adobe Launch A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
@thebenrobb Thanks for coming back to me - interesting stuff and it make a big difference to know that when you post an idea someone is looking at them
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Re: Workspace: hide entry/exit props to clean up left hand menu A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
To be fair since I created this post, Adobe have introduced Virtual Report Suite (VRS) curation that can be used to hide entry and exit versions of a prop. VRS curation is what we now use extensively in our organisations to clean things up for our end users.
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Re: Adobe Beginner - how to start studying adobe analytics A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
The Adobe Experience League website has some good stuff on it:https://experienceleague.adobe.com/?lang=en#learn
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All our niggles from the first month of using Adobe Launch A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
We've recently moved over to using Adobe Launch which was on the whole a very positive experience. However, there is always room for improvement and I've kept a list of all the little niggles that we came across in the first month which I've provided (in no particular order) here below... Adobe Analytics Set Variable action - Add conditionality to individual variablesThis form/interface seems a little clunky and unsophisticated. I'm guessing this is because it was done this way for DTM backwards...
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Re: Web Extension "Adobe Analytics" - Action "Set Variables" - Improve "additional settings" A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
I really don't like the interface (with or without the accordion open). Guess it was done this way for backward compatibility with DTM, but really wish they'd revisit this from scratch.
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Re: Calculations with numbers stored as text in s.eVar A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
I can see how you could potentially do this using a combination of regex in the classification rule builder and a calculated metric. It's pushing the limits of what is achievable but it might just be do-able... For the sake of explaining the concept let's simplify things by make the (false) assumption that your products range in value from $1 to $999 and are in whole numbers (you'll need to expand the concept to cover other values!). First Stage: classificationscreate 3 classifications, one for ...
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Re: Manage Projects: Search Reports by 'Shared with' A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
The calculated metrics manager and segment manager would also benefit from the same filter option. Idea here... https://experienceleaguecommunities.adobe.com/t5/adobe-analytics-ideas/segment-manager-calc-metric-manager-filter-by-shared-with/idi-p/337585
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Re: Analytics Web services details A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
You can view the actual API credentials for a user by going into the legacy user management area in Adobe Analytics. From the list of users, select a user. The username and shared secret are displayed on the resulting page.
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Re: Paid Search Adobe Analytics A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
Sure, we use Virtual Report Suites extensively in our organisation. Within the virtual report suite settings is the ability to curate what components are made available to end users in Analysis Workspace.
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Re: Paid Search Adobe Analytics A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
Adobe over the years have had a number of different ways of tracking channels and modelling attribution. This one I believe pre-dates marketing channels. There is no right or wrong answer as to when to use it (assuming you've got it set up correctly), it's just going to tell you something slightly different. However in our organisation we've hidden this variable from users and directed them to marketing channels for consistency. In terms of the set up of this particular variable, Adobe automatic...
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Re: two server call are generated, one is getting through... A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
@Andrey_Osadchuk - that's a fair comment, I can't say these will be collected. Might be worth doing some testing if you are able to recreate the scenario.
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Re: two server call are generated, one is getting through... A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
Is the failed server call a link tracking call triggered on navigation from one screen to another? This is the only circumstance I've seen this "(failed)" status before. In this circumstance it doesn't necessarily mean that the server call has failed to reach Adobe i.e. data may still have been collected. In this circumstance, the failed status is returned when the navigation to the next screen completes before the response come back from the Adobe server (which shouldn't impact data collection ...
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Re: two server call are generated, one is getting through... A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
There can be a few different reasons for this (not all bad), what was the status against the failed server call? (the successful one will have had a status of "200")
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Re: Building a segment - Within x hits operator A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
The segment as described will return any visits that contain "A then B within one page view" at any point within the journey. So the journey described would be included as it matches this criteria. I also wondered whether turning off "count repeat instances" under the menu Project > Project Info & Settings might be useful to you depending on what you are doing as hit 2 and hit 3 would be filtered out in this case.
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Add conditions to Adobe Analytics Set Variable action A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
It would add a very useful additional layer of flexibility if the Adobe Analytics extension allowed you to add a condition against the variable you were setting (dare I say it, similar to processing rules! 😅) At the moment if I want to conditionally set a variable (e.g. an eVar) I either have to have a completely separate rule or I have to use custom code within the action both of which are a compromise for different reasons.
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Make download and exit link detection an Adobe Launch core extension event rather than part of appMeasurement.js A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
The auto detection of download and exit links provided by the Adobe Analytics appMeasurement.js is useful. However, it would make far more sense to me if these were events provided by the core extension. The benefit would be we would be able to:make the way these events are handled consistent with everything else we are doing (i.e. managing what happens through Launch rules rather than hacking stuff together using doPlugins)make these events available as a trigger event for other capabilities im...
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Search for text within custom code editor A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
Within the custom code editor, if there is a large amount of code entered adobe appear to be dynamically loading the code as you scroll - so the whole block of code is never there in it's entirety. This makes it very difficult to search the code as the browser search functionality does not work as expected. Please can you consider adding an option to search the custom code within the editor?
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Re: Minify/clean custom code during build A_Wathen - Adobe Experience Platform Launch
It's frustrating that comments still do not seem to be removed from the library. Hopefully Adobe will address as some point.
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Re: Using Federated IDs to restrict third party access to... A_Wathen - Adobe Analytics
I don't think this can be done. Adobe does allow you to mix and match Identity types so you could use 'Federated ID' to manage your internal users and 'Adobe ID' to manage third parties. In which case you many want to restrict the level of access that those using the Adobe ID have. If your company uses something like Azure Active Directory, you may be able to use this to allow authentication on to devices not on your corporate network. This wouldn't be locked to an IP address range but could enf...
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