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rrangerrich2001
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This might sound like a weird question, but is there a format to edit the XML file for a platform ( say Arcade.xml ) so that I can add games in bulk using a Powershell script?

I think I have the format figured out, but I seem to be getting hung up on the <ID> number or something.

Thanks,

Rich

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7 hours ago, rrangerrich2001 said:

This might sound like a weird question, but is there a format to edit the XML file for a platform ( say Arcade.xml ) so that I can add games in bulk using a Powershell script?

I think I have the format figured out, but I seem to be getting hung up on the <ID> number or something.

Thanks,

Rich

It would, of course, be "safer" to have LaunchBox do the importing for you.  But I do love a good tinkering-with-xml files.  When it works. ;) 

The <ID> for a new game is simply a random generated GUID.  I haven't done a whole lot with PowerShell and xml's, but I know in C# it can be added with:

IDelement.Value = System.Guid.NewGuid().ToString();

 

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