User Tools

Site Tools


global_settings.conf

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
global_settings.conf [2017/05/13 10:39]
phulshof
global_settings.conf [2020/09/24 13:01] (current)
phulshof
Line 1: Line 1:
 ====== Global settings.conf ====== ====== Global settings.conf ======
  
-The global settings.conf file defines how your overall system operates. +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.
-See below for a list of configuration parameters that can be specified for your global settings.conf.+
  
-^  Variable ​           ^  Allowed values ​                 ^  Description ​ ^ +^  Variable ​             ^  Allowed values ​                 ^  Description ​ ^ 
-^ fullscreen ​          ​|  yes, true, no, false            | Run the front-end in fullscreen | +^ numScreens ​            ​| ​ 1+                              | Defines the number of monitors used. Defaults to 1.  | 
-^ horizontal ​          ​|  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel width (i.e. 1920) | +^ fullscreen ​            ​|  yes, true, no, false            | Run the front-end in fullscreen ​ 
-^ vertical ​            ​|  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel height (i.e. 1080) | +^ horizontal ​            ​|  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel width (i.e. 1920)  
-^ layout ​              ​|  a folder name in /​layouts ​      | The layout/​theme to use for RetroFE (i.e. Aeon Nox) | +^ vertical ​              ​|  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel height (i.e. 1080)  | 
-^ hideMouse ​           |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide the mouse cursor on the screen when the FE is active | +^ fullscreenx ​           |  yes, true, no, false            | Run the front-end in fullscreen on monitor x, e.g. fullscreen0 = no. Monitor numbers start at 0! | 
-^ showParenthesis ​     |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between () | +^ horizontalx ​           |  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel width (i.e. 1920) for monitor x, e.g. horizontal0 = 1920. Monitor numbers start at 0!  | 
-^ showSquareBrackets ​  ​|  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between [] | +^ verticalx ​             |  stretch, #​pixels ​               | Screen pixel height (i.e. 1080) for monitor x, e.g. vertical0 = 1080. Monitor numbers start at 0!  ​
-^ firstCollection ​     |  a folder name in /​collections ​  | Specify the name of the first collection to load on start (i.e. Main) | +^ layout ​                ​|  a folder name in /​layouts ​      | The layout/​theme to use for RetroFE (i.e. Aeon Nox)  | 
-^ videoEnable ​         |  yes, true, no, false            | Enable video display | +^ fps                    |  frames per second (positive) ​   | Requested FPS while not in the idle state. Defaults to 60.| 
-^ videoLoop ​           |  #​loops ​                         | Number of times to loop video playback (enter 0 to continuously loop) | +^ fpsIdle ​               |  frames per second (positive) ​   | Requested FPS while in the idle state. Defaults to 60.
-^ exitOnFirstPageBack ​ |  yes, true, no, false            | Exit the frontend when the back button is pressed on the first page | +^ hideMouse ​             |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide the mouse cursor on the screen when the FE is active ​ 
-^ 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 | +^ showParenthesis ​       |  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between ()  
-^ rememberMenu ​        ​|  yes, true, no, false            | Remember the last highlighted menu item if re-entering a menu  | +^ showSquareBrackets ​    ​|  yes, true, no, false            | Hide item/ROM information between []  
-autoFavorites ​       ​|  ​yes, true, no, false            ​| Automatically switch to the Favorites ​playlist if it is available | +^ firstCollection ​       |  a folder name in /​collections ​  | Specify the name of the first collection to load on start (i.e. Main)  
-autoFavorites ​       ​|  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. | +^ videoEnable ​           |  yes, true, no, false            | Enable video display ​ 
-^ collectionInputClear |  yes, true, no, false            | Clear the input queue when entering/​exiting a collection | +^ videoLoop ​             |  #​loops ​                         | Number of times to loop video playback (enter 0 to continuously loop)  
-^ 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. | +^ exitOnFirstPageBack ​   |  yes, true, no, false            | Exit the frontend when the back button is pressed on the first page  
-^ 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. |+^ 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. | 
 +^ attractModeCollectionTime |  time (in seconds) ​             | Enter the number of seconds before the menu switches to the next collection. Enter 0 to disable (default). | 
 +^ attractModeSkipCollection |  playlist name                  | Skip this collection while switching collections 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  ​|
  
 +In order to make scripted reconfiguration easier, RetroFE supports the filenames settings1.conf,​ settings2.conf,​ ..., settings9.conf as well.
global_settings.conf.1494686376.txt.gz · Last modified: 2017/05/13 10:39 by phulshof