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This icon removes padding or unwanted data transmission headers from the beginning of a BINARY file so that Metview could recognise it as a GRIB or BUFR file.

From Macro/Python the icon can be called as cleanfile().

The Clean File Editor


Specifies the path to the input data.


Specifies the input as an icon. If both an icon (in Data) and a filename (in Path) are specified the icon takes precedence.

Skip Hirlam Custom Record

The possible values are yes and no. The default is no.