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kmatley

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Relocating and need to start fresh
« on: July 28, 2019, 11:06:48 PM »
This is a stupid question because I've done this many times in the past, but I'm a lot older now, and can't seem to remember how to do it.
I've relocated to another state and am setting up my weather station at my new home. I need to move the records for my old station away from WeatherCat and start fresh with a new location, station name, and data. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks.

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Re: Relocating and need to start fresh
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2019, 12:40:31 PM »
Are you wanting help archiving your old data or just deleting it?


And are you moving to a new computer in the new location or just trying to figure out how to delete all references to your old WeatherCat location on the existing computer?


BTW, Edouard wrote a Wiki on moving to a new computer which has a great list of where to find about every generated WeatherCat file of interest.

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Dear kmatley, Felix, and WeatherCat "born under a wandering star" types,

This is a stupid question because I've done this many times in the past, but I'm a lot older now, and can't seem to remember how to do it.

I do hope you haven't had to move too often!

I've relocated to another state and am setting up my weather station at my new home. I need to move the records for my old station away from WeatherCat and start fresh with a new location, station name, and data. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks.

Felix has given you pointers in the right direction.  However, there is a potential wrinkle.

It depends on whether or not you would ever want to browse data from your old house with WeatherCat.  The best way to do that is either to create a dedicated "archive account" or perhaps an old computer.  If you won't ever look at that old data, all you need to do is delete your present installation.  There are instructions on "uninstalling WeatherCat" in manual which is Appendix-6 (page 214 in the current manual.)  In order to restart WeatherCat, obviously skip the step of deleting it.

Let us know if this resolves your problem or if you need more instructions.

Cheers, Edouard 

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Re: Relocating and need to start fresh
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2019, 04:02:03 AM »
Thank you, Edouard. That's exactly the refresher I needed.