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How to identify and add feeds from Web pages
You've seen them before: "RSS" or "XML" icons and links on
commercial and private sites all over the Web. Maybe their appearance seemed a
bit cryptic before, but they won't now. The following steps illustrate a common
means of acquiring offered feeds whenever you happen upon them.
Use your default browser to open
Scroll down the page to the list of available Yahoo! News RSS feeds,
indicated by a series of
Right-click on the "XML" icon for the "Highest Rated" news feed, then
select "Copy shortcut" from the popup menu. Note: Though the "XML"
icon is a common flag for a newsfeed, many sites use plain links with some
indicator that the offering is an RSS feed. You can still copy the link the
Switch back to RSSOwl. Right-click on the top-level Samples folder and
choose New>Category. The Add A New Category dialog box appears. Give the
category a Title (anything will do), then click OK to close the dialog. Your
new category now appears at the same level as Samples.
Right-click your new category folder and choose New>Favorite. Paste the link
from the Yahoo! page into the URL/Path field, give the new item a Title
("Highest Rated"), then click OK to close the dialog. Your new feed is in
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