Managing Folders on gaiagps.com

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    juliekanagy

    I would like to be able to upload several different related files into one folder, but is there really no way to do this?! When I upload several .gpx files and specify the same folder name for each upload, it creates several folders all of the same name, each containing one file/track. I would expect it to upload several files into one folder, as the whole point of a folder is to group things together. If I don't specify a folder name, it places the file in its own folder anyway, named after the file name.They all get their own folder, which is really not helpful. Also, you can't MOVE the file out of its initial folder into a new one. Also, the upload feature only lets you select one file at a time. I have wasted a lot of time trying to figure out a way to get this feature to work as expected, and the help file does not help. I am on a Mac, and my use case (which I think is pretty common) is trying to upload a large route that has been broken down by the route organizer into several different .gpx files. Is there another way to manage this situation?

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    Nathan

    I'm sorry for the frustration. I agree this would be a helpful feature to have on gaiagps.com and we have an internal feature request to improve uploading files to existing folders.

    For now, once your files finish uploading, you can move all of them into a folder at the same time by:

    1. Open the My Routes/My Tracks page on gaiagps.com depending on the files
    2. Select the all of the data that was just imported
    3. Click the File to Folder option

     

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    juliekanagy

    Thanks so much for the kind response Nathan ^! That does help a lot for now. I love using Gaia maps in general, and would love to see it get even better.

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    austinbeau

    I have been playing with the app and figuring it out, but I cannot figure out how to get waypoints to show up from my imported maps I’ve had air dropped to me. In the saved area it show the track has 49 waypoints but they are not visible to me. I’ve made sure that waypoints are enabled and air dropped them multiple times. Any suggestions?

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    Nathan

    @austinbeau
    I'm sorry you are having an issue viewing the waypoints associated with your recent imports.

    Can you click “Submit a Request” above and include a copy of the imported data so we can take a closer look?

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    barbara

    I agree with JulieKanagy's request to be able to upload gpx files into an existing folder.  I can, and do, move them to another folder after uploading them, but haven't figured out a way to delete the folder that was created as part of the upload.  I now have a bunch of empty folders that were created by gaiagps.com as part of a file upload that I have to sort through on the "choose folder" list when I want to sort my tracks. 

    Is there a way to delete a folder?  I can delete it on my phone (android), but the deletion doesn't seem to "stick" on gaiagps.com.

    If there's no such way to delete a folder, consider it a feature request!  Thanks.

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    Robyn

    @barbara
    Thanks for your feedback. You can clear out your empty folders by following these steps to delete information from gaiagps.com:
    1. Navigate to the My Folders section of the website
    2. Click the checkbox next to your empty folders
    3. Click delete in the top menu bar.

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