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were do i find the settings to alter the video screen size on screen
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ronaco
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May 9, 2021 - 9:21 pm
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help ? were do i find the settings to alter the screen video size on screen in coinops pc or to stop images like controllers moving on screen in the coin ops builds i wish to make  my own but havent been able to find the settings ? or to make a box art display on screen my solution at present was to cut a hole in the system.png and show box art underneath and to alter the png so its blank for the cotrollers that show up on each system

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May 10, 2021 - 8:50 pm
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CoinOps series are based on RetroFE, which has almost everything set by text or XML files. Very easy to change, but lots and lots of config files that control almost everything. Very simple once you understand how it works but confusing to start with

Screen settings are under "settings.conf" and also controllers are under "controls.conf" in the main CoinOPs folder

 

If you are looking to change the actual screen settings where videos and various other effects are displayed like floating images on game/system screens, these are under the XML file (I use NotePad++ for all text based files now as its edited/viewed as text not XML commands) found in the "layout/worlds" folder in the main CoinOPs folder. You then need to edit and decipher the various commands in the "layout.xml" file. Make a backup BEFORE you start editing this as it can seriously mess things up if you get it wrong

This might help as its from the RetroFE docs, that CoinOPs is based on

 

http://www.retrofe.nl/wiki/doku.php?id=layouts

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May 10, 2021 - 9:46 pm
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Thanks for your help

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