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Change theme background



  • Hi all,
    I use retrorama theme and just want to no how to change the snes background to the snes pal background.
    It is included within the retrorama theme, I understand I can change this in the es_systems.cfg but is it safe to do it this way or when I update will this got overwritten.
    Is there a better way to achieve this.

    Thanks
    Rob


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    Have you tried the steps from the Documentation ?

    EDIT: nevermind, I confused the SNES with the MD.



  • @robmcc83 When making changes to es_systems.cfg, it's good practice to create a custom version by following the instructions here. This will make sure your changes won't be overwritten when you update.

    To change the background in the Retrorama theme, in the SNES section of the es_systems.cfg, change the <theme> tag from snes to snespal, then restart ES to see your changes.

    For reference, here is the documentation detailing what each tag does: https://github.com/RetroPie/EmulationStation#writing-an-es_systemscfg



  • Editing the es_systems.cfgjust for one theme seems like a stupid idea IMO, because it will break probably all other themes that require the snes folder.
    I just looked at the retrorama github and would suggest to rename the snes folder to snesntsc and the snespal folder to snes. That should work.


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