When viewed in Contact Builder, a data extension field name that begins with an underscore, will not display the underscore
Last updated 2020-05-27 ·Reference W-5742215 ·Reported By 1 users
When viewing data extensions under the Contact Builder app, if you have a data extension field that begins with an underscore, that underscore will not appear when viewed in Contact Builder. If you review the data extension under the Email app, the underscore will be displayed correctly.
1) Create a data extension that has a field that begins with an underscore. Example: _ContactKey
2) View this data extension under the Email Studio > Email and you will see the underscore correctly
3) Navigate to Audience Builder > Contact Builder and view the data extension. The underscore does not display. Example: ContactKey
This is only a cosmetic/display issue. The underscore is stored and saved correctly in the Marketing Cloud. If you are using query activities that reference this field, ensure you include the underscore correctly.
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