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Compress large map file sizes down to optimize server file space and storage costs/bandwidth

Posted by on - Intermediate Mapping/Technical

Two things you will need to do -

1. Enable context window to show " OPEN COMMAND WINDOW HERE " when holding shift and right clicking system folder *******SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU HAVE OPEN COMMAND WINDOW ACTIVATED *****

2. using a command line to compress your maps

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Step one :

Enable context window to show " OPEN COMMAND WINDOW HERE " when holding shift and right clicking system folder

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Adding ‘Open command window here’ Option to the Windows 10 Context Menu of a Folder

Step One: To enable the Windows 10 open command prompt here, first press Windows key and + R from the keyboard to open the Run command. Type regedit and then hit enter from the keyboard to open the registry.

Step Two: Go to the following path:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\cmd

Step Three: Right-click the cmd key. Scroll to Permissions and then click it.

Step Four: Click Advanced.

Step Five: Click the Change link.

Step Six: Type your user account name and click ‘Check Names’ to verify it. Click OK when you are done.

Step Seven: Check ‘Replace owner on subcontainers and objects’. Click Apply and then OK.

Step Eight: In ‘Permissions for cmd’ window, select the Administrator account. Check Allow for full control option. Click Apply and then OK.

Step Nine: Inside the cmd key (right window), right click HideBasedOnVelocityId and then click Rename.

Step Ten: Rename the DWORD from HideBasedOnVelocityId to ShowBasedOnVelocityId, then hit Enter from the keyboard.

You are done. When you press shift from the keyboard and then right-click on any folder, you will have the ‘Open command window here’ option on the Windows 10 Context Menu.

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Step Two : Compression commands

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Place all map files C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Rainbow Six 3 Gold\system

then

Goto C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Rainbow Six 3 Gold

Hold Shift Key and Right Click " system folder

Select " open command window here " on the context menu

A command window will open

Then type

UCC COMPRESS MAPNAME.RSM and press enter

you will then have mapname.rsm.uz compressed file and your done

Here are some examples

UCC COMPRESS MAPNAME_T.UTX

UCC COMPRESS MAPNAME_sm.USX

UCC COMPRESS MAPNAME.TPT

UCC COMPRESS MAPNAME.INI

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