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What is the difference between 'contains the word' and 'is equal to' when creating a list?

Last updated: December 13, 2016

The is equal to list operator necessitates an exact match.

  • Example: if you create a list with the criteria Favorite travel destinations | is equal to | Australia, a contact whose Favorite travel destinations property contains both Australia and Brazil will not join the list.

The contains the word list operator does not require an exact match.

  • Example: if you create a list with the criteria Favorite travel destinations | contains the word | Australia, the contact above (with two favorite travel destinations) will join the list.

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