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sanspoof
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Split single feed into multiple feeds?

I subscribe to Dar.fm which records 5 shows for me but only provides me with a single rss feed. When I add this feed to DC all 5 shows appear in the feed and I would like to split them into separate feeds so that I can manage each one individually. Would anyone be able to advise me on how to do this please?

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I can't think of a way to do

I can't think of a way to do this other than creating your own 5 feeds. Others have used yahoo pipes for this type of thing, but I've got no experience with it.

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Thanks for replying. I had a

Thanks for replying. I had a look at Yahoo Pipes and it looks quite above my skill level. I did a cursory bit of research and it seems that even though you can split a feed in YP using a keyword as the identifier there is still only a single output so I'm not totally sure Yahoo Pipes will solve the issue.

DoggCatcher doesn't allow a user to add a RSS feed more than once so I can't create separate feeds that way.
As a plan B, is there a way in DoggCatcher to send files from one folder to a different folders based on keyword once they're downloaded? This way I could set up 5 different virtual feeds and assign each one to its own directory.

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All the files for a feed go

All the files for a feed go into one directory, but you might be able to fake out dc and have multiple versions of the same feed if you vary the upper/lowercase of some of the feed url letters.

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Thanks very much! I

Thanks very much! I successfully tricked dc by varying the case of the RSS feed's letters. I now have 5 individual feeds but, as you say, each feed contains all of the files (as we would expect).

Is there any way I can hide the files that don't relate to the main feed in each of these virtual feeds? Maybe using categories somehow?
The issue is basically that dar.fm records shows in segments of 15 minutes and I'm recording five 3 hour shows daily. That's a total of around 60 new files a day.
Thanks to you I now have a virtual feed for each show so I can assign them their own custom.jpg and manage them individually etc. but is there a way that I can get only the Coast to Coast files to show up in the Coast to Coast feed, for example?

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Actually, just after I posted

Actually, just after I posted that last comment I remembered once seeing an option that read something along the lines of "ignore episode if title contains" or something similar. I've just had a quick look through feed options and couldn't see it. Is this option available in dc or did I just imagine it or am I thinking of another app? :)

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Nope, nothing like that in

Nope, nothing like that in the feed options.

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Oh, you know what? I must

Oh, you know what? I must have been thinking of RSSRadio on iOS.
I guess the final question I have then is whether I can batch 'flag as new'? If I have the 5 feeds set up and flag all as done then I can make the desired episodes appear by flagging them as new and essentially hiding the others that way. Is there a way to minimise the manual effort involved in this by flagging, as new, more than one file at a time? If not, would this be considered as a suggested feature?
Thanks again for your help.

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Just found the road map.

Just found the road map. Looks like this is already in the works with an expected release date of June 2014 (http://mantis.snoggdoggler.com/roadmap_page.php) under "Allow bulk operations on episodes".

Thanks for all your help with this issue.