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ladysephiroth

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Names vs. Filenames?
« on: August 07, 2015, 01:07:24 PM »
Hi!

I'm moving my MAME stuff from my laptop to another machine.   On my laptop, when I load AM, i get a nice list of the names of the games.  On the new machine (older vintage of Mac, same OS - Yosemite) I get a list of the file names.  I did scape artwork from the new ones, that's the ONLY thing I did differently on the new machine -- is this a setting I can change somewhere?  I like having the names more than the filenames --- more descriptive, y'know?

Thanks!

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Re: Names vs. Filenames?
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2015, 03:19:45 PM »
As for your scraping that does not help the list (i don't think). You need to make sure that your executable is set right right. Then for the source use "mame" not the database.net or mess. The info you need is actually built into mame itself. What attract mode does is compare that info to a rom name and then tags that long name to it. If either of those two are not set it will not work.
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