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Offline JGeo

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Clean up strm folder / .hgt files?
« on: November 12, 2019, 20:22:50 »
Is there an easy way to clean up strm folder with .hgt files. Preferably for a specific area. My memory is filling up. I cannot find an option for that in locus pro.
 

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Re: Clean up strm folder / .hgt files?
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2019, 21:32:26 »
Hi, interesting question. No useful method to do this ...
Currently best, very user-friendly solution: delete "srtm" directory and over Locus Store in detail of LoMap for the required area, download new data manually again.
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Re: Clean up strm folder / .hgt files?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2019, 00:19:48 »
It depends on the proportions of delete versus keep.
If only some are obsolete, and they are geographically adjacent, then looking at the coordinates in quesions helps: N48E016.hgt is an example of such a file. And with a file manager (on Android, or - if connected - on Linux and Windows) you can easily search the pattern in question and pick the files to delete.
 

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Re: Clean up strm folder / .hgt files?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2019, 06:24:21 »
For what it's worth the hi-res elevation files are quite large so I only ever keep one country of HGT files in the Locus folder at a time. I keep the others on a PC with one folder per country.