Sort to folder based on filename or TV show

All about user-defined episode / movie format expressions
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RandmTask
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Sort to folder based on filename or TV show

Post by RandmTask »

Hi

I have a separate PLEX folder for my tv shows, another for my wife shows and another for my kids shows.

In iFlicks at the moment I set up rules to send them each to their own folder but looking to switch to Filebot and wondering if this is an easy thing to do? ie have a list of shows that will go to one folder, another list to a different folder etc.

Hope that makes sense. Using the GUI on a Mac.
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rednoah
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Re: Sort to folder based on filename or TV show

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You'll want to have a primary file structure from which you then generate arbitrary secondary structures as needed:
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Alternatively, you can use if-then-else conditions the first time around and generate different file paths for different file / episode matches as desired:
viewtopic.php?t=4191


:idea: Your format code can refer to external text files:

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{ csv('/path/to/mappings.csv')[n] }

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Firefly	My Series Folder
Alias	Wife Series Folder
Dexter's Laboratory	Kids Series Folder
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