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How do you use the Mame2010 Tab menu?



  • I can't remember how to use the Tab menu.
    Initially I press Enter to select a menu item.
    When I try to remap buttons I get < >
    I presume that means I can press a button and have that recorded, but when I press a button I get two buttons recorded, then 3, then 4!
    TAB or Joystick Right or Joystick Left or Button 1...
    Well this has me beat - the list just gets longer and longer lol.
    I finished this fiasco by pressing Enter and now Tab opens the menu and when you select an item with Enter it actually closes the tab menu instead! I vaguely remember this happening to me every time I have ever tried to use this UI...
    How is it supposed to be used?



  • @crumbs I don't know Mame2010 in particular, but in all other Mame versions I know, you add keys to a function while staying in its line. If you move to another function and return, it will start again with one key. I hope that my description is comprehensible. :)



  • Hi,

    if you want to reset the settings that you made wrong in the mame menu, delete the following file:

    /home/pi/RetroPie/roms/mame-libretro/mame2010/cfg/default.cfg

    the file will create new with default settings after restarting mame2010

    Regards,
    Frank



  • @crumbs I think if one presses escape on input query it will clear the entry; possibly backspace or spacebar? Delete clears an entry.
    Or as clyde said, cycling to a different menu entry.



  • problem is mame2010 isint done properly. It only maps the retropad to mame default keys. There is nothing you can do with it as is. I think a a few of these lr-cores are half done and abandoned. I have put pull requests in to fix the input up but no dice so far. Until its fixed use another lr-mame like 2003/2003+ series or advanced mame.

    The issue is here

    https://github.com/libretro/mame2010-libretro/issues/119

    proper fix pull request is here
    https://github.com/libretro/mame2010-libretro/pull/125

    alternative fix for the hack job that was done that maps your retropads is here supports 4 players pull request is here

    https://github.com/libretro/mame2010-libretro/compare/master...grant2258:map_retropad_to_mame_default_keyboard_settings

    only one can be used but if you want to use the 2010 you will need one of them dont waste your time trying to get it working


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