Creating exports to simply check if the contacts are being segmented the way they should takes up useless space in my desktop and could be prevented by viewing contacts through the tool. We should be able to view contacts within each segment without having to export the file every time we need to check it.
Yes, this inquiry comes up from time to time.
Segments are always calculated on the fly. Membership within a list is stored within the database. Membership within a segment is not because it is a dynamic query. Unfortunately not every user of Maropost creates well-written segments that can be calculated quickly and easily. The result is that the browser times out before the segment has time to calculate.
Vice President - Product and Client Success
Maropost Marketing Cloud