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  1. Damn... this theme looks positively beautiful. Looks like a current/next gen console GUI. Is it already available for download?
  2. Hi, Coming back to this thread after some time to show you the final Result. Thanks for the help! This is the Code I used: <UserControl xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006" xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008" mc:Ignorable="d" d:DesignHeight="562" d:DesignWidth="1000" HorizontalAlignment="Stretch" V
  3. Thanks for the help, I'll try this out when I arrive home later today. I do have a question through, are the numbers in the Height and Width definitions a percentage of the total screen size? Thanks
  4. Hi, Doing some experimentation... unfortunately, if I mess something on the file, my mouse pointer disappears and I need to reboot the PC, so progress is slow. This is how it's looking like at the moment. A few things I'd like to do and would like some help: - For the first image (Loading.jpg), how can I use either: a) it's exact pixel size b)stretch it to the screen size? - For the second image (the clear logo), how can I center the image and limit it's size? <Canvas Name="Canvas"> <Image Source="pack://siteoforigin:,,,/StartupThemes/Big Log
  5. Hi! I'm looking to create a Startup theme (for when you launch a game) and a Game Over theme, but I'm not sure where to start. I'd like to start by something simple like: 1x Image with a Black Background (black.JPG) 1x ClearLogo of the game being launched centered in the page 1x Scanline effect JPG to overlay on top of the previous 2 (scanlines.jpg) This sounds like easy to implement, but I've been fighting with the XAML file and havent been able to do it until now. Any pointers? Thanks in advance
  6. Ok, on every Theme folder, you have a file called GameMarqueeView.xaml You need to edit that file for the Theme you're using (e.g.: C:\Launchbox\Themes\Default\GameMarqueeView.xaml) and force the Height and Width, alongside using "Stretch" on both the Vertical and Horizontal Alignment. Here is the content of my file, for the theme "City Hunter 2": <UserControl xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006" xmlns:d="http://schemas.micr
  7. Thanks, that fixed it. Was this setting changed during the last update? I am 100% sure that I did not change this...
  8. Hi, I must have done something wrong (and can't find my way back) because all my games are now displaying those "fancy transitions videos" instead of the gameplay videos I always had. Can someone point me in the right direction to fix this? Thanks
  9. Have you tried the MS-DOS version of LaunchBox?
  10. Hi, This one may be a bit tricky to explain, but I'll do my best. Here is the setup: Arcade Cabinet witha 19" LCD Monitor, using HLSL to simulate a CRT Emulator: MAME 0.220 Emulated System: Neo Geo MVS The problem (besides my OCD :)): Some Neo Geo games seem to be slightly cropped (?) on the sides while others seem to use the whole screen. The problem is that the ones that are slightly cropped, ruin the "3D" illusion of having a CRT because some of the HLSL effects are not applied to the sides of the image (only to the top and bottom). To
  11. Check your mame.ini file and play with it a bit. (remember to backup the original file in case you mess up the configuration)
  12. I see... But I would still argue that if it didn't find any game, it could search for the same name in other platforms. At least posters, clear logos and instructions could be used. Anyway, it's clear this is the behavior by design. Thanks for the explanation. Cheers!
  13. Because it is also it's own system? Also, shouldn't the Scrapper search for other close matches if it does not find it in the "right" category? (maybe there is a good reason why it doesn't, but I don't know)
  14. No, it is set to SNK Neo Geo MVS... I see that if I change it to Arcade it fixes the problem, but it's kind of odd...
  15. Hi, As I was importing my Neo Geo roms, I noticed a strange behavior while downloading media from Emumovies that I would like to discuss with you to understand if I'ts a bug or I'm just doing it wrong... It goes like this: I am importing all my Neo Geo games and adding it to the platform "SNK Neo Geo MVS". When I try to download media (images and videos) from EmuMovies, it tells me the game was not found (happens with all the games). And yes, my games have been correctly identified in the Launchbox database (I have the Launchbox DB ID in the proper place).
  16. I've decided to upgrage the Raspberry Pi on my arcade with a proper PC, so I got a MiniITX MB with a Ryzen processor. Depending on your needs you can even go with an APU, making it cheaper, smaller and easier to cool. In my case I have decided to use a 980Ti that I had laying around, but that's because I had space inside the Arcade machine, but I can say that the whole setup is barely audible. The new Ryzen CPUs are amazingly easy to keep cool and the stock cooler is more than enough.
  17. That sounds weird. Does it stay laggy if you continue going up? Are you using the same resolution in both Win7 and Win10?
  18. Should I post this in the Themes section instead?
  19. These are the settings you'll need to mess with to fix that: distortion 0.0 cubic_distortion 0.0 distort_corner 0.0 round_corner 0.0 If you want to try them live, fire up a game and press the ~ key. Scroll down until you find these settings and adjust them live to see the effect directly on the screen. You can then save the settings or update the ini file. Cheers
  20. It really is a mater of preference... the one with the Scanlines is the one that looks right for me...
    Works as advertised! Just download and replace the EXE. Thank you for making this available... this has to be one of the most stupid restrictions in MAME. They could just do it on the INI file, but seem to be hellbent on maintaining this dumb restriction. You're a life saver.
  21. Hi, I'm building an Arcade cabinet using a 4:3 monitor, so screen real estate is at a premium for me. I'm going through the Options to optimize the information displayed and I have a question regarding the display of Star Ratings for games. When I turn on this option, I always get 3 things displayed: Your Star Rating Community Star Rating Total Community Star Rating Votes The problem is that this takes up a lot of space, especially the last one (because it does not fit in just one line and is occupying two lines of the display). My question is, is
  22. Absolutely incredible... I came here because I was about to post EXACTLY the same questions. It seems we have similar OCD I have to ask though, did it work for you?
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