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Is there a way we can use AMpscript to find if the source of the data is a List or a Data extension?

We are looking to create a content box with the ampscript that retrieves the correct footer content box in a email during send. This is based on what recipient source is selected (List or Data Extension) by the marketer. The content will be different based on this and I want Ampcript to find the source object.

Thanks

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The easiest option is to check the value of %%_listname%% at send time. It will be blank if you send to a DE, otherwise the name of the list is there.

Hope this helps!

  • It's failing validation. The only advice is make sure the corresponding fields are there. A way around this is to have all the DE fields as attributes and leave them blank. – Timothy Oct 2 '14 at 18:34

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