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global_settings.conf [2017/05/13 10:27]
phulshof
global_settings.conf [2020/03/18 08:56]
phulshof
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 ====== Global settings.conf ====== ====== Global settings.conf ======
  
-The global settings.conf file defines your overall system operates. See below for a list of configuration parameters that can be specified for your global settings.conf.+The global settings.conf file, located in your RetroFE directory, ​defines ​how your overall system operates. See below for a list of configuration parameters that can be specified for your global settings.conf. 
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 +^  Variable ​             ^  Allowed values ​                 ^  Description ​ ^ 
 +^ fullscreen ​            ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Run the front-end in fullscreen ​ | 
 +^ horizontal ​            ​| ​ stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel width (i.e. 1920)  | 
 +^ vertical ​              ​| ​ stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel height (i.e. 1080)  | 
 +^ layout ​                ​| ​ a folder name in /​layouts ​      | The layout/​theme to use for RetroFE (i.e. Aeon Nox)  | 
 +^ hideMouse ​             |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide the mouse cursor on the screen when the FE is active ​ | 
 +^ showParenthesis ​       |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between ()  | 
 +^ showSquareBrackets ​    ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between []  | 
 +^ firstCollection ​       |  a folder name in /​collections ​  | Specify the name of the first collection to load on start (i.e. Main)  | 
 +^ videoEnable ​           |  yes, true, no, false            | Enable video display ​ | 
 +^ videoLoop ​             |  #​loops ​                         | Number of times to loop video playback (enter 0 to continuously loop)  | 
 +^ exitOnFirstPageBack ​   |  yes, true, no, false            | Exit the frontend when the back button is pressed on the first page  | 
 +^ attractModeTime ​       |  time (in seconds) ​              | Enter 0 to disable attract mode, otherwise enter the number of seconds to wait before the menu scrolls to another random point  | 
 +^ attractModeNextTime ​   |  time (in seconds) ​              | Enter the number of seconds before the menu scrolls to another random point while already in attract mode  | 
 +^ attractModePlaylistTime |  time (in seconds) ​             | Enter the number of seconds before the menu switches to the next playlist. Enter 0 to disable (default). | 
 +^ attractModeSkipPlaylist |  playlist name                  | Skip this playlist while switching playlist in attract mode. | 
 +^ rememberMenu ​          ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Remember the last highlighted menu item if re-entering a menu  | 
 +^ firstPlaylist ​         |  playlist name                   | Automatically switch to this playlist if it is available, often set to favorites. Replaces the autoFavorites parameter. ​ | 
 +^ lastplayedSize ​        ​| ​ size (natural) ​                 | Size of the automatically generated lastplayed playlist. A size of 0 disabled this feature. ​ | 
 +^ lastPlayedSkipCollection |  collection name               | Name of the collection not included in the lastplayed playlist. Generally used to exclude items from a settings collection. ​ | 
 +^ cyclePlaylist ​           |  playlist set                  | Comma separated set of playlists that the playlist cycle keys cycle through. ​ | 
 +^ minimize_on_focus_loss |  yes, true, no, false            | Overwrite system SDL default for SDL_VIDEO_MINIMIZE_ON_FOCUS_LOSS to force RetroFE to (not) minimize when the focus on the full-screen window is lost.  | 
 +^ collectionInputClear ​  ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Clear the input queue when entering/​exiting a collection ​ | 
 +^ enterOnCollection ​     |  yes, true, no, false            | Enter the collection when using collectionUp/​Down controls| 
 +^ startCollectionEnter ​  ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Enter the first collection RetroFE boot| 
 +^ baseMediaPath ​         |  i.e.(d:/​media) ​                 | Override if you choose to have your media stored outside of RetroFE. Can be used by your Collection Settings.conf. ​ | 
 +^ baseItemPath ​          ​| ​ i.e.(d:/​roms) ​                  | Override if you choose to have your roms stored outside of RetroFE. Can be used by your Collection Settings.conf. ​ | 
 +^ unloadSDL ​             |  yes, true, no, false            | Close SDL when starting a game. This is needed for some systems like RetroPie to prevent the emulator from being launched behind the front-end. ​ | 
 +^ overwriteXML ​          ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Allow information files (collections/<​collection name>/​info/<​item name>​.conf) to overwrite information from meta.db ​ | 
 +^ subsSplit ​             |  yes, true, no, false            | Split merged collections based on .sub files per .sub file (yes/true) or sort them as one list (no/​false) ​   | 
 +^ cfwLetterSub ​          ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | If subs exist in a collection, jump those subs by sub in stead of by letter (CoinOPS feature) | 
 +^ prevLetterSubToCurrent |  yes, true, no, false            | When using previous letter control, it will jump to the start of the current letter in stead of the start of the previous one | 
 +^ lastPlayedSkipCollection |  collection name               | Do not include items from this collection in the lastplayed playlist ​ |
  
-^  Variable ​          ​^ ​ Allowed values ​                 ^  Description ​ ^ 
-^ fullscreen ​         |  yes, true, no, false            | Run the front-end in fullscreen | 
-^ horizontal ​         |  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel width (i.e. 1920) | 
-^ vertical ​           |  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel height (i.e. 1080) | 
-^ layout ​             |  a folder name in /​layouts ​      | The layout/​theme to use for RetroFE (i.e. Aeon Nox) | 
-^ hideMouse ​          ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Hide the mouse cursor on the screen when the FE is active | 
-^ showParenthesis ​    ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between () | 
-^ showSquareBrackets ​ |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between [] | 
-^ firstCollection ​    ​| ​ a folder name in /​collections ​  | Specify the name of the first collection to load on start (i.e. Main) | 
-^ videoEnable ​        ​| ​ yes, true, no, false            | Enable video display | 
-^ videoLoop ​          ​| ​ #​loops ​                         | Number of times to loop video playback (enter 0 to continuously loop) | 
-^ exitOnFirstPageBack |  yes, true, no, false            | Exit the frontend when the back button is pressed on the first page | 
-^ attractModeTime ​    ​| ​ time (in seconds) ​              | Enter 0 to disable attract mode, otherwise enter the number of seconds to wait before the menu scrolls to another random point | 
  
global_settings.conf.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/02 16:01 by phulshof