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  1. I dont use the full importer, but if memory serves me correct it uses the Mame database file to import by filtering for working games and adding clone roms to the additional apps option putting clones under the main game. It would be hard for it to know to import which specific roms most people use since there is no data for that in the xml file. If you delete a rom media does stay.
  2. Retro808

    Win7 or Win10?

    I have Win 10 on a similar Nuc and works just fine with low specs. Never used BigBox on that Nuc, but I would agree with Dos. With that little ram BigBox might hog it all up.
  3. Not sure what you mean by that? Launchbox can only import when you tell it to. Can you clarify? The only time it will auto-populate something is a playlist that is set to "auto" versus "manual" population.
  4. Older versions you had downloaded before should still be in a folder called Updates. You can just run the one you need. Are you having issues with a current version?
  5. Yes, If the new image did not show you typically need to refresh the image cache. There is an option for it in BigBox image settings.
  6. Somewhat. Each platform you create will have it's own folder in the structure. For example Arcade would be \Launchbox\Images\Platforms\Arcade\Clear Logo you then place the clear logo called Arcade.png in that specific clear logo folder. I suggest spending some time looking around inside your images folder at the different structures already created you will see where what images go.
  7. I am pretty confident Jason is appreciative of things like this. We do not have a big dev team working on Launchbox. It really is just one great person putting his time and heart into something he loves and we get to benefit from that. $5 is truly a small price to pay to say Thanks.
  8. You don't need to activate it. If you download via the downloader in Launchbox it places it in the correct folder with the correct name. In Launchbox >Tools >Download Platform/Playlist Theme Videos
  9. Correct. PBFX3 requires a code.
  10. We have a whole downloads section where you can get any missing clear logos for your platforms here. A bunch of different styles made by users. If you find a style you like many times you can post in the thread for it and request a specific platform if one is not made to see if someone can assist in generating it for you. As far as making your own many users use programs like Photoshop or GIMP.
  11. Your issue is likely the Nintendo Entertainment System.backup.xaml file you have in the folder. Backups should not be in there. Launchbox can mistakenly read it. Remove it from that folder and test. If you want to keep a backup keep them in a separate folder.
  12. In the Launchbox version you are using you can Just add it after your core command be sure to put a space between it. So you would have -L "cores\fbalpha_libretro.dll" -c "config\fbalpha_libretro.cfg" FYI your existing command line is missing the " at the end of the command. You have just .dll should be .dll"
  13. You can, it just will not launch directly into a table, it will take you into the PBFX3 UI and you have to choose a table. You can follow the steps in this thread. Even though it is steps on launching if you have the code, it will still launch without the code. As I mentioned above it just will not launch directly into a table.
  14. Any particular reason you chose to put GBA games in 1 folder per rom? Seems overkill for a platform that does not need that. Keeping them in one folder and dragging and dropping the files into Launchbox or making sure Launchbox knows what main folder they are in (If not within the main Launchbox structure \Launchbox\Games) you can use the Scan folder options. But having all those sub folders makes it harder.
  15. @Geminii23 Good to see you taking the less painful route. LOL. When I first started with Launchbox I had those hunt and pick collection of roms. Things worked fine until emulators kept getting updates and Launchbox kept getting better. Then I noticed all the rom issues. Trying to fix them just became a chore. Downloaded a full set and never looked back. Every so often with Mame I will update the set by downloading the newest one (I am not one that updates monthly) and it is as simple as dropping it into the same folder structure and Launchbox and Mame sees no difference.
  16. Been quite a few posts about it. Take a look here for one.
  17. While in the game hit Tab and then in video options choose Single Screen.
  18. We did not specifically say don't, we just recommended not to do so. Thing about doing it piece by piece is you do not know what version Mame that rom is for, most will work fine over the versions, but still can be an issue. Then you have to hunt down a bios or other supporting file that you many times do not know you need until you try to play the game. Also all these random sites that house roms, you never know what else they inject into the file. Getting a full Mame set from some place well known is always the best. You said you found a .202 set and downloaded it. Well if it is a full set you would have all you need for most games (roms and bios) with the exception of those games that need a CHD. Those are usually not in a romset. What games are still grayed out for example?
  19. It does not have to be done in VS. Many theme makers code strictly in NotePad ++. It can be coded like I said and yes a plugin could do it. It likely would still be theme specific. If Jason did create a control built into BigBox the designers code could still override it. Since that piece you want to hide can vary in location (grid, column, grid span, column span) it would be hard to know what needs to be hidden. It is not named a specific piece in the code.
  20. You cannot hide the side panel on demand. It can be auto hidden if the theme creator chooses to code it that way. I am not sure if it would be possible for Jason to make that a feature since it is how the designer coded the view in his theme.
  21. Most Startup themes use Background images to fill the screen. So make sure in your image priorities for Background you have Fanart at the top. I would then put other full screen type images in line like Screenshots. Other smaller type images like clear logos if they get displayed tend to get blown up like you are seeing.
  22. If all is working fine then you probably have the bios where they need to be unless I misunderstand what you mean by that. If you downloaded a full romset normally all the bios are in that set. Mame bios files can get dumped into the same folder as Mame roms. If you choose to put them elsewhere you just need to point Mame to that folder location. Launchbox only needs to know where the roms are. Unless you used the full Mame romset import option then it does not care as long as you have a full romset and Mame is already pointing to it.
  23. Threads merged. No need for two of the same issues. In a platform you can CTRL+Click as many games as you need and then got to >Tools>Download Metadata and Media to update. You can also select a platform and go to >Tools>Audit [Platform Name] and then sort by missing media if you want (say by those games missing video) , then highlight all those games and right click then choose to run the media update option.
  24. If you are talking about during the Startup screen that would be theme dependent (Same is usually the case with BigBox themes). What theme are you using?
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