Use The Contact Field Comparison Filter Node In Workflows

The Contact Field Comparison filter node filters a workflow based on a comparison between the data contained in a field, and a value you specify.

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Contact Field Comparison Filter Node

To use the Contact Field Comparison filter node:

Procedure

  1. Create a new workflow or edit an existing workflow.
    To create a new workflow, go to Automation > Workflows and click Create New Workflow.
    Note: If you created a new workflow, make sure you name it by clicking the pencil icon above the Node Palette.
  2. Drag the Contact Field Comparison filter node on to the workflow canvas.
  3. Click the following text in the Contact Field Comparison filter node: field.
  4. In the pop-up window, click on the name of the field whose value you want to compare against a value you define.
    The custom fields you have created in your account are shown by default. If you want to select Bronto default fields, click the Show Default Fields radio button to see them. You can select the following default fields:
    • Average Order Value
    • Created
    • Email
    • Email Preference
    • Facebook User ID
    • First Order Date
    • Last Click Date
    • Last Delivery Date
    • Last Modified
    • Last Open Date
    • Last Order Revenue
    • Mobile Browser
    • Mobile Email Client
    • Mobile Number
    • Operating System
    • Primary Browser
    • Primary Email Client
    • Source
    • Total Orders
    • Total Revenue
    • Twitter User ID
  5. Click Select.
  6. Click the following text in the Contact Field Comparison filter node: is equal to.
  7. From the pull-down menu, choose how you want to compare the value contained in the field with value you specify.

    The operators you can choose in the field comparison pull-down menu change depending on the type of data stored in the field you selected. For example, if you choose a field that stores dates, then the field comparison menu will contain operators that are relevant for comparing dates.

  8. Click Done.
  9. Click the following text in the Contact Field Comparison filter node: a value.
  10. Specify a value that will be compared against the value contained in the field you choose.

    The allowed values will differ depending on the type of field you choose.

  11. Click Done.