Content Studio: How to combine fields together

Topic

  • How to add a string of multiple fields (concatenation) to one data element?
  • This new feature in Display Studio version 2.01 will allow for the combination of multiple fields into one string. All data fields must come from the same source in Content Studio.
 

Environment

  • Product: Content Studio
  • Components: DMP-8000
  • Control System: Show Control -Display Studio version 2.01 or above

Steps

To create a combined or concatenated data element

1. Create a new data element.  For beginners, see: How to create presentations with data in Content Studio.
2. Click on the data field and select the Field Properties tab. 
3. Click on the multiple fields button to open the multiple field concatenation menu. 
4. Click on add field to add additional data fields into the single string.  
5. Pick from the fields to add or drag fields over from the Data Library to drop them in.

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6.  Select apply to complete your data string. 
 
Note: If the data string appears to have text cut off, right click on the data element and adjust the text fit and wrapping options.

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 Watch this video for a demonstration of this feature:

 

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