andremi

separated folder table for games and flippers

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hello to everyone,

i looking documentation, trying for test.. for a future flipper cabinet.

i saw this great project:

at minute 5:46 in the video i see a list of games of mame and flipper tables, separated in a "list"... how is it possibile to do that?

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This is old, but for setting up custom folders the instructions still work:

 

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thanks a lot, i will try.. only for have a division...

- pinball fx 2

- visual pinball

- mame

- snes

 

etc..

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hello, i tried like in a documentation is explain... to create in

\\pinballx\database\group

the file below: name: top 10.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<group name="TOP 10">
  <database>Visual Pinball\Visual Pinball.xml</database>
  <database>Pinball Fx2\Pinball Fx2.xml</database>
  <database>MAME\MAME.xml</database>
  <database>SNES\SNES.xml</database>
</group>

but when i start pinballl x not show group selection menu

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You have snes.xml. 

You want these to show up under a separate menu item

Make a copy of your snes.xml. Rename "snes - Copy.xml" to "snes Only.xml" or whatever you want.

The main menu will now have an item for "snes Only". Select it and you will only see the items in your snes database displayed on the sub-wheel.

 

Suppose you want the subwheel for your snes games but you don't want these games displayed on the main wheel:

After making your copy of the snes database, go to the original file and replace all of the contents of snes.xml with

<menu>
</menu>
 

Leave "snes Only.xml" as it is.

Now, the snes games will be displayed under the subwheel and not on the main wheel

 

 

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ok, thanks a lot for your reply.

i created a new file.. snes - only.xml

where i have to put it? in folder:

\\pinballx\database\group

or

\\pinballx\database\snes

than i replace content of original snes.xml with

< menu>
</menu>

i tried to change position of file from group to snes folders... without results.... :unsure:

in any case, if i lunch pinballx... it show me all games of all platforms... and if i press esc... menu diplays only exit and shutdown.. no new row in menu selection are unfortunately appeared .

 

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snes - only.xml goes in \\pinballx\database\snes

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thanks a lot CARNY_PREST.... you are very kind and helpful

 

ok..step to step.... :( i m using Pinballx 2.3.1 version, if I red the guide it would be simple...

1. i created a SNES - ONLY.xml (simple copy of snes.xml)

2. upated content of original Snes.xml only with < menu>
</menu>

i haved store Snes.xml and SNES - ONLY.xml in \\pinballx\database\snes

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Is it correct to have in \\pinballx\database\group

a file name

TOP 10.xml                  with this content?

<?xml version="1.0"?>

-<group name="TOP 10">

<database>MAME\MAME</database>

<database>Visual Pinball\Visual Pinball</database>

<database>SNES\SNES</database>

</group>

 

SNES.xml

SNES - Only.xml

 

top 10.xml

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Use groups only if you want to collect and display items/games that appear in different xml databases.

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12 hours ago, Carny_Priest said:

Use groups only if you want to collect and display items/games that appear in different xml databases.

in any cases.... i tried now to remove xml file from group folder.. but not possible to have a selection...

i think that i m stupid... or pinball x have some matter?

is there some tips or other to know for have the possibility to use a menu to choose something? i need help..... :(

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i just tried to remove PINBALLX from programs in windows 8.1 64bit, and I reinstalled it.

try to add only MAME... try to create a copy of mame.xml... in mame-copy.xml.. remove all from original mame.xls and leave only <menu> tag...

lunch pinballx... no possibility to choose.. all tables and mame showed... :(

the MATTER is... any try, have no results... no menu added.

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On 18/2/2017 at 4:26 PM, Carny_Priest said:

I'm going to need more info:

 

 

i try to attach my pinballx config file an LOG file

where I can download a previous version of frontend PX ? (with table folder menu)

PinballX.ini

log.txt

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In my setup I have a MAME custom system defined and enabled. I have the attached two database files in my PinballX/Databases/MAME folder.

MAME.xml has no games listed so no MAME games are presented on the main wheel.

The main menu has an item called Video Games. When I selected it all of the MAME games enabled in Video Games.xml are displayed in a sub-wheel.

 

MAME.xml

Video Games.xml

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I have it as Carny_Priest comments.

My list of totals, only shows me the Visual Pinball, because I want to only show me the Visual, I have the following databases:

Visual Pinball.xml (with all visual tables)

MAME.xml (empty so it does not show any in the total)

Arcades MAME.XML (database with MAME games that are only read when selected)

PinballFX2.xml (empty so that it does not show any in the total)

Tables PinballFX2.xml (with the FX2 tables, this database could also be called Pinball FX2.xml / PinballFX2 .xml / etc if you look left a space in the middle or after the name)

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Yo lo tengo como te comenta Carny_Priest.

Mi lista de totales, solo me muestra los de Visual Pinball, porque yo quiero que solo me muestre los de Visual, tengo las siguientes databases:

Visual Pinball.xml (con todas las mesas de visual)

MAME.xml (vacío para que no muestre ninguno en el total)

Arcades MAME.XML (database con los juegos de MAME que solo se lee cuando se selecciona)

PinballFX2.xml (vacío para que no muestre ninguno en el total)

Mesas PinballFX2.xml (con las mesas del FX2, esta database también se podría llamar Pinball FX2.xml / PinballFX2 .xml / etc si te fijas dejé un espacio en medio o después del nombre)

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