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jedione

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2020, 07:24:19 AM »

Just go to grid.nut

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local gridArt = "marquee";  and change to..

local gridArt = "wheel";

enjoy.. :D
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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2020, 01:14:24 PM »
Hehe I figured it out last night before going to bed, exploring around. Would it be possible to make a very similar theme like this one? A snap and game info (date released, genre, # of players, emulator being used, times played) windows would be GREAT (as shown)...or at least two windows: the one on left will be the wheels of games to select from and on the right a snap video.




Rom info like in the bottom of this pic would be helpful (if the game info window explained above can't be done). Using the simpsons as an example, i wouldn't be sure which one is the player 2 or 4 version.



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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2020, 08:43:09 PM »
Hi guys.  Thanks so much for this theme.  Because of this, I am converting my arcade 1up into a mame cabinet.  I just started playing with this theme and have a few questions:
1.  I don't quite understand how to add a game from All to Favorites.  I have a button setup to switch between the 2 filters but I don't know how to add a game to the Favorites?
2.  Say I have 300 games in my Favorites list.  It takes forever to scroll through them.  How would I map a button to navigate from letter O to letter P?

That is all for now.  Thanks for this great theme.

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2020, 09:22:57 PM »
Hi guys.  Thanks so much for this theme.  Because of this, I am converting my arcade 1up into a mame cabinet.  I just started playing with this theme and have a few questions:
1.  I don't quite understand how to add a game from All to Favorites.  I have a button setup to switch between the 2 filters but I don't know how to add a game to the Favorites?
2.  Say I have 300 games in my Favorites list.  It takes forever to scroll through them.  How would I map a button to navigate from letter O to letter P?

That is all for now.  Thanks for this great theme.

1. Configure-->Controls--> Add/Remove Favourites = <whatever_you_choose>
2. Configure-->Controls-->Next Letter = <whatever_you_choose>

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2020, 11:55:39 PM »
Hi guys.  Thanks so much for this theme.  Because of this, I am converting my arcade 1up into a mame cabinet.  I just started playing with this theme and have a few questions:
1.  I don't quite understand how to add a game from All to Favorites.  I have a button setup to switch between the 2 filters but I don't know how to add a game to the Favorites?
2.  Say I have 300 games in my Favorites list.  It takes forever to scroll through them.  How would I map a button to navigate from letter O to letter P?

That is all for now.  Thanks for this great theme.

I would just create a romlist. In Attractmode/romlists. Just follow the format from anyone of of them, and add your games one by one. Tedious, but much faster. Pick and choose from other romlists. Copy and paste. That's what I did and it turned out great! Find a nice menu wheel for Favorites, create a display, and use that romlist and done.

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2020, 09:45:41 AM »
Thanks Plex7. 

I just modified the mame.txt romlist and kept the ones I wanted.  Took a few hours but it works great now.  There are some wheel art that are missing that I will have to create.  But other than that everything works great.  Now I just need to find out how to boot the PC directly into AM bypassing all the windows pages.

Thanks again.

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2020, 12:27:19 PM »
Thanks Plex7. 

I just modified the mame.txt romlist and kept the ones I wanted.  Took a few hours but it works great now.  There are some wheel art that are missing that I will have to create.  But other than that everything works great.  Now I just need to find out how to boot the PC directly into AM bypassing all the windows pages.

Thanks again.


Match sure the rom's name matches the name for the wheel and snap (located in the wheel and snap folders) 100%.

Yeah, trying to figure that out too. I read it's something in the registry or simply put attract.exe in the startup folder? Let me know what you figure out.  8)

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #22 on: Today at 08:39:33 AM »
Plex7 - here is some info I found on how to replace the windows shell at startup.  I did add the attract.exe to the startup folder and it does launch the application after all the windows screens appear.

Please note:  I have not tested this yet so I can't guarantee if it works.

Read through it and let us know if it works for you.
https://superuser.com/questions/435869/how-to-boot-directly-into-an-application

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Re: Arcade1Up Layout?
« Reply #23 on: Today at 01:29:43 PM »
Plex7 - here is some info I found on how to replace the windows shell at startup.  I did add the attract.exe to the startup folder and it does launch the application after all the windows screens appear.

Please note:  I have not tested this yet so I can't guarantee if it works.

Read through it and let us know if it works for you.
https://superuser.com/questions/435869/how-to-boot-directly-into-an-application

Looks great! I plan to use this method for attract.exe, but how about secondary programs? I want to run winamp in the background in which it'll autoplay music for the background music I want to implement.

So what if use this registry key method for attract.exe and the startup folder for winamp?