I have a global variable called
@Count. I also have a for loop that increases the
@Count by 1 each time I cycle through the loop. Is there a way for me to detect with AMPScript whether
@Count is an odd or even number?
%%[ /* SET GLOBAL COUNT VARIABLE */ SET @Count = 0 /* INCREASE THE COUNT BY 1 EACH TIME */ FOR @i = 1 TO @increaseCount DO SET @Count = Add(@Count,1) NEXT @i /* DO SOMETHING IF COUNT IS EVEN OR ODD NUMBER */ IF @Count == "even" THEN BLANK ELSEIF @Count == "odd" THEN BLANK ENDIF ]%%
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I’d suggest using the MOD() AMPScript function. If
@sum is evenly divisible by 2 then it’s even, otherwise it’s odd:
%%[ var @i, @sum, @max set @sum = 0 set @max = 10 FOR @i = 1 TO @max DO SET @sum = Add(@sum,1) NEXT @i IF mod(@sum,2) == 0 THEN output(concat("<br>", @sum, " is even")) ELSE output(concat("<br>", @sum, " is odd")) ENDIF ]%%
MOD(@Count, 2) == 1. Here is the documentation for the
MOD function. If it’s 0, you’re even. If it’s 1, you’re odd.
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