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Manage segments

The Segment Manager offers many ways of curating segments, such as sharing, filtering, tagging, approving, copying, deleting, and marking as favorites.
The Analytics Segment Manager shows you all the segments you own and that have been shared with you. Admin-level users can see all segments in the organization. This overview presents the user interface and the capabilities of the Segment Manager. Access the Segment Manager by
  • Going to Analytics > Components > Segments in the top navigation.
  • Displaying an existing report and clicking the Segments icon in the left navigation. Then click Manage .

How-To Video

This Adobe Analytics video gives a short overview of how to use the Segment Manager.

Segment Manager User Interface

UI Feature
Segment Management Tool Bar
Once you have checked a segment, this tool bar appears. Most management tasks can be completed from this tool bar.
Show Filters
Clicking the filter icon brings up the filter menu. You can filter by Tags, Owners, Show All (Admin only), Mine, Favorites, Approved, and Shared with Me.
Check boxes
Check a segment in order to manage it.
Clicking the star next to a segment turns the star yellow and marks the segment as a favorite.
Segment titles and descriptions
Provided in the Segment Builder. To edit the title and description, click the title link - this takes you back to the Segment Builder.
Report Suites
This column indicates in which report suite the segment was last saved.
Indicates who owns the segment. As a non-Admin, you can see only segments you own or those that were shared with you.
Tags (not checked in column selector, hence column not appearing)
Tags that were applied to the segment, either by you or by people who shared the segment with you.
Shared with
Lists individuals or groups (Admin only) or All (Admin only) that you shared the segment with.
Date Modified
Shows the date that the segment was last modified.
Column selector
Lets you select or deselect columns in the Segment Manager.
Shared icon
Indicates that this segment is shared by you or with you.
Approved icon
Indicates that this segment has been approved by an Administrator.
Lets you see and select the filters under Tags, Report Suites, Owners, and Other (Show All, Mine, Shard with Me, Approved, Favorites.)

Segment Manager in Ad Hoc Analysis

The Segment Organizer in ad hoc analysis shows you all the segments you own and those shared with you.
To access the Segment Organizer in ad hoc analysis:
  • Go to the Segments tab in the left side panel and then click the wrench icon and select Organize Segments from the menu.
Like the Segment Manager in the web user interface, this console provides multiple features, including segment sharing, filtering, tagging, approving, copying, deleting, and marking as favorites.