essjaygee Posted April 11, 2021 Share Posted April 11, 2021 (edited) Hello all, I've been playing around with building LB plugins and decided to use Lordmonkus' suggestion on an old thread (linked below) to give me something to shoot at. So I've built an extremely simple way of extracting games to a text file. I'm not sure if anyone has already done this, but it was a fun exercise and I'm quite pleased with it, so I thought I'd share in case it helps anyone else. It's only had the most basic testing, but I hope it will work for others too. *Updated to allow groups other than platform to be used when generating a list* Plugin file: GameListExporter_0x0x2.zip Installation: Just place GameListExporter.dll in the LaunchBox Plugins sub-directory Usage: Select 'Game List Exporter' from the Tools menu in LB and a window will appear allowing you to choose between platforms, genres, year of release and publishers as a basis for your exported list. Selecting a group option will display values you have in your database for that field. Check the ones you want to include in the export file. The only other option is a choice between Simple/Indented layout within the exported file. 'Simple' just adds the titles in as they are, and 'Indented' just adds some indentation and bullets to try to make the file a bit more readable. Once platforms and layout are selected, hit 'Generate Export List' and you'll be prompted for where to save the resulting export file -- and that's it. There are a number of obvious improvements that could be made around formatting options and different ways of grouping the export (by year; publisher; etc) , but I'm not sure how much time it's really worth. I had fun getting it working anyway ? Original suggestion thread: Edited July 29, 2022 by essjaygee 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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