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Re: Organizing MAMEUI. :(
03/02/18 03:31 AM

> My mame.ini file is like this...
> rompaths roms;consoleroms;bios
> Those paths are all in the MAME root dir. You don't need to type the full path, just
> the folder name.

Ok, I assume you're using original MAME?
I'm using MAMEUI.

I'd rather not transfer my files to the Mameui64 folders.
I should be able to keep the files separate and use paths instead.
If you go Options > Directories it seems like a default path is already set up for all the Mameui64 folders, but you can add additional paths. Adding these additional paths will mean I don't have to add these files to the Mameui64 folders?

Or maybe I could even alter the mame.ini and ui.ini files. What's the best way of doing this?
Here's an example of how it would be done in the mame.ini and ui.ini files for original MAME.

samplepath samples;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\samples
artpath artwork;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\artwork
ctrlrpath ctrlr;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\ctrlr
cheatpath cheat;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\cheat
snapshot_directory snap;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs

historypath history;dats;.;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\dats
extrainipath folders;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs\folders
cabinets_directory cabinets;cabdevs;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
cpanels_directory cpanel;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
pcbs_directory pcb;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
flyers_directory flyers;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
titles_directory titles;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
ends_directory ends;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
marquees_directory marquees;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
artwork_preview_directory "artwork preview;artpreview";C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
bosses_directory bosses;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
logos_directory logo;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
scores_directory scores;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
versus_directory versus;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
gameover_directory gameover;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
howto_directory howto;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
select_directory select;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
icons_directory icons;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs
covers_directory covers;C:\PD\MAME EXTRAs

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* Organizing MAMEUI. :( FennecTheFox 02/28/18 11:17 AM
. * Re: Organizing MAMEUI. :( vram74  02/28/18 09:50 PM
. * Re: Organizing MAMEUI. :( FennecTheFox  03/02/18 03:31 AM
. * You can't go to options -> Directories?? vram74  03/06/18 05:23 AM

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