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Cisek

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MALAFE layouts
« on: February 27, 2015, 03:58:10 AM »
Hi

I have a problem with displaying extra artworks with mala layouts. Basically I can't get mame cpanels and flyers to show. Attract mode shows only snaps and marquees. My paths are correct, so what can be wrong?

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Re: MALAFE layouts
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2015, 10:43:17 PM »
For the control panels, you should be able to go into the Layout Options in specify the name of the artwork that gets placed in Mala's cpanel slot... so make sure you have "cpanel" in there and that in your emulator configuration you need to add an artwork named "cpanel" as well... if you do that it should work.

The flyers won't work because I didn't put them in the mala script for now... I didn't have a mala layout with flyers in my batch of test layouts.  I'll look into fixing that.  If you don't mind it would be helpful if you could send me your mala layout file so I can test against it as well.

cheers.

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Re: MALAFE layouts
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2015, 10:25:19 AM »
I use this layout
http://malafe.net/index.php?page=layouts&subpage=cabinet

Here is my mame.cfg:
# Generated by Attract-Mode 1.4.0
#
executable           D:\Retroarch\retroarch.exe
args                 "[romfilename]" -c mame_libretro.cfg -f
rompath              D:\Retroarch\content\mame
romext               .zip;.7z
system               MAME
info_source          mame
import_extras        C:\Attract Mode\catver.ini;C:\Attract Mode\nplayers.ini
artwork    artwork         D:\Emulatory\mame\artwork
artwork    cabinets        D:\Emulatory\mame\cabinets
artwork    cpanel          D:\Emulatory\mame\cpanel
artwork    flyer           D:\Emulatory\mame\flyers
artwork    marquee         D:\Emulatory\mame\marquees
artwork    snap            D:\Emulatory\mame\snap
artwork    titles          D:\Emulatory\mame\titles
artwork    wheel           

In layout options I have configured artworks paths like the above, but I don't get the cpanel. I have only snaps and marquees.


P.S. Is there any option that you would implement artwork viewer, like in gameex? It would be nice to hit the button and switch selected game artworks in fullscreen.

raygun

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Re: MALAFE layouts
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2015, 10:44:11 PM »
Hi Cisek,

I've fixed the mala layout loader to load both the cpanels and the flyers now.  Here's what you have to do:

- Replace the loader/mala.nut file in your attractmode directory with the one here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mickelson/attract/master/config/loader/mala.nut

- From Attract-Mode's config menu select Display->[Name of Display]->Layout Options

- make sure that the CPanel Artwork is set to "cpanel" and the Definable1 Artwork is set to "flyer"

That should do it...

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Re: MALAFE layouts
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2015, 11:23:06 AM »
It works damn fine! Thank you. Attract mode is a beast.

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Re: MALAFE layouts
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2015, 01:49:18 PM »
that is a sweeeet .nut script :) Very useful stuff in there