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Tool: CastGroupCheck
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
Profiling since 2001
Registered: March 14, 2007
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If you are - like me - a bit anal about the cast listings in your profiles, you probably know that older profiles may not have had the possibility to use group dividers, so you might see something like this ...

... when it should be a group with a group divider.

Well, I wanted a way to find profiles that might need to be updated with group dividers, so I wrote a small tool.



This will show profiles that have recurring role names. In the case of The Witch and the Lion it tells me that are six groups and how large each group is.

Please remember, though, that the actual credits could in fact have recurring role names rather than one group name, so in that case you should not use group dividers. You really need to spin up the disc and check that actual credits!
(And if you chose to do a full audit while you're at it, so much the better.)

Double clicking a title will select that profile in DVD Profiler. It will use HTTPJolie if you have that, but it will work without it as well.
If you uncheck Use HTTPJolie in the settings, it will not even try to connect (thus starting quicker).

CastGroupCheck 1.0.0
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Gunnar
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile Registrantmediadogg
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Registered: March 18, 2007
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And the hits keep on coming!
Thanks for your support.
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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CastGroupCheck 1.1.0



Functionally the same, but with improved visual clues.

Titles in blue.
These are profiles that already have some group dividers. So probably the recurring role names are in fact not part of a group. However they may be a group that the original contributor has missed, or they could be part of a second level group that could not be entered as such at the time because nested groups were not yet implemented.

Titles in red.
These are profiles that already have nested groups. So while they still may have groups that were overlooked, this is less likely.

Titles in black.
These are profiles that do not already have any group dividers.

Cursive titles.
These are profiles that have episode dividers. It is possible that there are groups that occur in several episodes.

Tooltip.
Moving the mouse cursor over a title will show the recurring roles names involved.

There is also a Topmost option if you want to keep CastGroupCheck always on top.
My freeware tools for DVD Profiler users.
Gunnar
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
Profiling since 2001
Registered: March 14, 2007
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CastGroupCheck 1.2.0

New in this version:
- Filters
- Excluding profiles



Filters will let you focus on profiles with many groups, profiles with large groups and/or profiles from a specified locality.

You can also exclude profiles that you have checked and found to not need group dividers, or exclude them for whatever reason, so they don't show up in subsequent runs.

See the updated help file for specifics.
My freeware tools for DVD Profiler users.
Gunnar
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorObiKen
Registered: October 22, 2015
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Another interesting forensic tool to add to the arsenal, thank you!
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