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collections [2017/05/25 02:54]
phulshof [Playlists]
collections [2017/05/25 02:56]
phulshof [Directory Structure of a collection]
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 |include.txt|If not empty, include only those files to show on the list, if empty, all files in ROM folder will be included. This file must contain one game per line (without the file extension). | |include.txt|If not empty, include only those files to show on the list, if empty, all files in ROM folder will be included. This file must contain one game per line (without the file extension). |
 |exclude.txt |List of ROMs to exclude from showing up on the menu (if you want this collection to be a menu of collections). This file must contain one game per line (without the file extension).|  ​ |exclude.txt |List of ROMs to exclude from showing up on the menu (if you want this collection to be a menu of collections). This file must contain one game per line (without the file extension).|  ​
-|settings.conf|Set ROM file extensions, launcher (emulator to execute), override default media paths, etc |+|[[settings.conf|settings.conf]]|Set ROM file extensions, launcher (emulator to execute), override default media paths, etc |
 |<​collectionname>​.sub|Imports a list of games from another collection. (i.e. Your collection is named "​Mario"​. You would have an "​Nintendo Entertainment System.sub"​ and "Super Nintendo Entertainment System.sub"​. Each sub file would contain a list of all mario games for that system. The .sub file contains one game per line (without the file extension).If the file is blank, the list settings defined for the subcollection will be used. | |<​collectionname>​.sub|Imports a list of games from another collection. (i.e. Your collection is named "​Mario"​. You would have an "​Nintendo Entertainment System.sub"​ and "Super Nintendo Entertainment System.sub"​. Each sub file would contain a list of all mario games for that system. The .sub file contains one game per line (without the file extension).If the file is blank, the list settings defined for the subcollection will be used. |
 |**roms**|**Default location to search for ROM files (can be different if modified in the settings.conf file)**| |**roms**|**Default location to search for ROM files (can be different if modified in the settings.conf file)**|
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 This defines a playlist called example, containing the Super Mario World game from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System collection, Super Mario Bros from the Nintendo Entertainment System collection, and Super Turrican from this collection (available in the roms section and/or defined via the include.txt file). This defines a playlist called example, containing the Super Mario World game from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System collection, Super Mario Bros from the Nintendo Entertainment System collection, and Super Turrican from this collection (available in the roms section and/or defined via the include.txt file).
  
-A special type of playlist is the favorites playlist (playlists/​favorites.txt). Games can be added/​removed from this playlist directly from RetroFE using the addPlaylist and removePlaylist controls, and a separate key favPlaylist allows you to switch between the favorites list and the full game list. You can even use the autoFavorites = yes parameter in your [[global_settings.conf|global settings.conf]] file to automatically switch to your favorite games when you enter a collection.+A special type of playlist is the favorites playlist (playlists/​favorites.txt). Games can be added/​removed from this playlist directly from RetroFE using the addPlaylist and removePlaylist controls, and a separate key favPlaylist allows you to switch between the favorites list and the full game list. You can even use the autoFavorites = yes parameter ​setting ​in your [[global_settings.conf|global settings.conf]] file to automatically switch to your favorite games when you enter a collection.
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