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EmulationStation custom options menues

  • Hi.
    Could someone give me an idea of how to edit the EmulationStation menus that come out when you press START is the main interface?
    I would like to add new items and remove some,
    I'm starting in RetroPie for Raspberry and I know very little about scripts and Linux, but little by little I'm moving forward.
    I would like to be able to edit those menus, but the truth is that I have no idea how and everything I find is in English and my language is Spanish and it is a bit complicated to understand some things.
    Thank you very much to all!!

    Sorry if the text is misspelled, but I used Google Translator.

  • Global Moderator

    @maxiducoli The ES menus are not configurable - and neither is the text on them. If you'd like to have a translated interface, I'd suggest using Recalbox - their version of Emulationstation supports translations and I think it has a Spanish translation included.

  • In addition to the translation (which is not so important because the EmulationStation menus are very intuitive) I would like to add and remove options, as recalbox or batocera have them.
    So with RetroPie that will not be possible for me to do?
    Recalbox gives me those possibilities?
    Can I add more emulators to those that Recalbox already brings or can only use the ones they add?

    Thank you very much!!

  • Global Moderator

    @maxiducoli No, it's not possible to add/remove options from the ES's menus by configuration, unless you're using Kiosk/Kid mode - which removes most of the configuration options available.
    I don't know about the ES version developed by Recalbox or their way of adding emulators, if it allows configuring each menu options, you should ask on their forum.
    What exactly are you trying to do ?

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  • @mitu
    I think the guy was referring to what can be seen in this video at 1:35 :

    I was actually searching myself how to do this just now and came across this thread. Is there any way to manually edit and replicate the menu on ES when you press start as shown in the video? Where would such files be on the sd card??

  • Global Moderator

    @navi87 said in EmulationStation custom options menues:

    Is there any way to manually edit and replicate the menu on ES when you press start as shown in the video? Where would such files be on the sd card??

    As i said - 2 years ago - that's not the RetroPie's version of EmulationStation, so it's doesn't apply to the RetroPie's EmulationStation, where the same answer I gave then is still valid.

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