Will deleting all of the support files that SewerGems creates in the main folder of your model harm/erase any of the data in the model, aside from imported background layers?
To clarify, if I delete everything but the stsw and stsw.sqlite files, will the model remain intact?
Thanks to everyone for the prompt replies. I've yet to ever need those output files. If I need to see results, I just run the model again. Maybe they're more helpful if you need to share the results with someone else.
The output files are important to view your model results. Once you run the model you can get them back and if already present they will be overwritten. Also if you have already computed the model and have preserved the output files then the next time you open the model you can view the results directly (without computing again).
The backup files are also obviously important to restore your model in case model files are accidentally deleted or corrupted.
See Can I restore a backup file of my model project or software component?
Hope this helps.
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