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I think that it will be a good place to put all of them smile


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René, It's possible to get info from MAME/MESS such CPUs and Resolution from the system?

The idea: create these new macros for show that information for the user in the templates, and plus, show system snapshots with proportionally of the same resolution from the real system smile


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Yeah, basically everything that's in the XML data (-listxml) could be made available... however, with slot-devices things may look different, so I tend to say it's not very useful (at least wrt screen resolutions).


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I seem to have disabled in-game sound.
The MP3 player runs ok, but no game plays with sound. I can't find an option that I've deselected to turn back on, and have tried restoring defaults and selecting paths again, but the sound is still non-existant.

It was working earlier today, and I don't know what's changed. Sound is certainly working in other apps.

Any pointers?

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Nevermind, found it. Managed to move the SDL audio driver off 'auto'

Anyway, next question… how do I utilise scanline/crt PNG files as overlays?

thanks!

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Could you do a function for don't show [?] when a web image is not found in template notes (or link for the image is broken)?

EDIT: Or better. A function to see when it will show the [?] and we have a way to try to do something different (try to call another image source or show ghost image, or even change all the layout, for example) smile

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Is there a way to easily erase the nvram in QMC2?

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@remax: simple answer: no smile! But if that seems useful it could be added...

@Shideravan: the ghost image is automatically presented as the fall-back image (path), so I really don't get your point wink. As I said before, use something like this in the template:

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<script>
  if ( "$PREVIEW_IMAGE$" == "$GHOST_IMAGE$" )
    document.write("<img src=\"/alternate/image.png\">");
</script>

@jake74: in the same way as you would with command-line MAME... that is, I'm actually not sure what has to be done to accomplish that, but you'd have to set the exact same options in QMC2.


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@QMC2: I'm not talking about Ghost Image, but about broken image itself.
For example, I check if user have a cabinet in default path, if don't it will try to get from ProjectMESS or ArcadeHits.
But I can't say if the system have a image entry in one of the websites.
If don't, QMC2 don't show a ghost image, but a [?] simbol of a broken image.
Maybe I can send the template for you to see the point of problem...


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Originally Posted By qmc2
@remax: simple answer: no smile! But if that seems useful it could be added...


Well, it's not that i use that a lot, but for driver a bit instable (like the PCW16) where a simple mistake leads to having to start from scratch, it may be handful.

... but only if doesn't mean too much work.

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