Automatic download of spoiler/photos of geocache GPX

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Im the user of OpenCaching.pl and to load a caches into Locus I need to download them in form of GPX - thats perfectly fine. The problem begin, when I don't have internet connection if the field. Suddenly I'm discovering that some of the caches doesn't have the spoilers images cached in offline mode! Even if an hour before, I saw these images cached there! I can see only a small, blue icons with question marks. Menion, can you somehow parse the loaded GPX file, search for images links in it, then automatically download those images permanently, or at least keep them saved until the point/cache is deleted from Locus?



Don't even ask me in what critical situations I was pissed off, when I realized, that I can't see these pictures, when I was in the middle of the forest with no internet connection.

Forum post: http://forum.locusmap.eu/viewtopic.ph...
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Posted 3 years ago

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druki

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I support this. I would like to have all spoilerpics in Locus offline (functionality of Spoilersync integrated in Locus).
See also: http://gsfn.us/t/2ntu4
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I also support this. It could be cool to store all pictures of geocache list (category) and use its offline.
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elmuSSo, Champion

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We are in the middle of the geocaching season, so this is very urgent:)
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really urgent you say?? :)

Where are informations about spoilers? Only on geocaching site? Is something like this also in GPX file? You have to expect that I'll not parse geocaching web pages for this!
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Robin99

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I think parsing is not necessary. Every is working now. All what you have to do is not clearing stored pictures in cache. Pictures are stored when the geocache listing tab is opened just only once. I think there will be possible to store all pictures from the geocache list (category) opening and closing them in the background by Locus.

ps. Links to all pictures are in gpx file in long_description section (html format)
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I'm not talking about normal images in listing. About them, I think you'll be surprised by what I did :) ... anyway I'm talking about spoilers. Some images that aren't included in GPX files and so they aren't imported into Locus. Some more is wrote here https://getsatisfaction.com/locus/top...
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Robin99

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There is no problem because in gpx files downloaded from opencaching.pl links to all pictures and spoilers are included in long_description section.
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continue in discussion here https://getsatisfaction.com/locus/top...