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lbrpdx explanation about save/load functions and retroachievements
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 Shortcuts are called by pressing ''<hotkey>'' + ''<button>'' simultaneously on player 1's game pad. Shortcuts are called by pressing ''<hotkey>'' + ''<button>'' simultaneously on player 1's game pad.
  
-You can identify the hotkey from the main EmulationStation menu : press any key on your controller and you should see a little "controller" icon appear on the upper left corner to identify your player number (a little box at the bottom left corner in earlier versions of Batocera). When the icon turns into a different color than the other buttons, it means that you pressed the hotkey. +You can identify the hotkey from the main EmulationStation menu : press any key on your controller and you should see a little "controller" icon appear on the upper left corner to identify your player number. When the icon turns into a different color than the other buttons, it means that you pressed the hotkey. This icon can be customized by the theme you are using, some have implemented alternative markers.
  
-The hotkey is often "selector an unused button of the pad, like the Xbox or PlayStation middle button. This icon can be customized by the theme you are using, some have implemented alternative markers.+The hotkey is often ''<select>''or an unused button of the pad, like the Xbox or PlayStation middle button. See the picture below for examples with popular controllers.
  
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-^ Button ^ Action ^ +This doesn't work with 100% of the emulators mostly works with RetroArch/libretro emulators, but it can also depend on your architecture and options.
-| start  | exit the game | +
-| Y*     | save state | +
-| X*     | restore state | +
-| up*    | change save slot number (+1) | +
-| down*  | change save slot number (-1) | +
-| left*  | rewind the game | +
-| right* | accelerate the game | +
-| B*     | emulator menu (pause game)| +
-| L*     | take a screenshot | +
-| R*     | translate the page (5.24+)| +
-| L2*    | previous shader | +
-| R2*    | next shader | +
-| select | add credits (coins) |+
  
-* doesn'work with 100% of the emulators - mostly works with RetroArch/libretro emulators, but it can also depend on your architecture and options.+Also, if you want to save/load your in-game progress through these key combinations while you use [[retroachievements_settings|RetroAchievements]], make sure you haven'set your RetroAchievements settings to **hardcore** mode, as the hardcore mode prevents from using these save/load functionalities
  
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