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customize_decorations_bezels [2020/01/28 20:39]
genetik57 created
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lbrpdx small updates on bezels and menus
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 ===== Create a new bezels definition ===== ===== Create a new bezels definition =====
  
-  * Connect to your batocera.linux box, via the network for example+  * Connect to your batocera.linux box, [[add_games|via the network]] for example
   * In the ''/userdata/'' folder, create a directory called ''decorations'' (next to ''roms'', ''bios'', ...)    * In the ''/userdata/'' folder, create a directory called ''decorations'' (next to ''roms'', ''bios'', ...) 
  
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   * Inside the ''decorations'' folder, create a new directory, let's call it ''mybezels''   * Inside the ''decorations'' folder, create a new directory, let's call it ''mybezels''
-  * Go in batocera.linux menu > games > decorations+  * From the main batocera.linux menu  go to **GAMES SETTINGS** -**DECORATIONS**
   * Check that the ''mybezels'' decoration is available and select it   * Check that the ''mybezels'' decoration is available and select it
  
 {{bezel2.png?500|}} {{bezel2.png?500|}}
  
-  * Note 1 : default bezels are available at https://github.com/batocera-linux/batocera-bezel +  * Note 1 : default bezels are available at https://github.com/batocera-linux/batocera-bezel All default bezels have a 1920x1080 resolution and will be resized to your resolution, as long as your aspect ratio (width/height) is at least 16:10 (i.e. the screen is "wide", like 16:9 compared to a 4:3 classic aspect ratio).  
-  * Note 2 : if you create a "default" folder instead of a custom name, bezels will replace the existing "default" bezel (the 2 folders will be virtually merge, taking as preference the ''/userdata/'' bezels)+  * Note 2 : if you create a "default" folder instead of a custom name, bezels will replace the existing "default" bezels (the 2 folders will be virtually merged, taking as preference the ''/userdata/'' bezels)
  
 === Create a new bezel === === Create a new bezel ===
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 You can have all four at the same time. In case your ROM/system selection matches more than one option, Batocera will apply the rules in the order listed above. If there is no suitable bezel, no bezel will be displayed. You can have all four at the same time. In case your ROM/system selection matches more than one option, Batocera will apply the rules in the order listed above. If there is no suitable bezel, no bezel will be displayed.
  
-A bezel is composed of 2 files. A ''.png'' file and a ''.info'' file.+A bezel is composed of 2 files. A ''.png'' file and a ''.info'' file. See explanations below.
  
-== specific games on specific systems ==+== Specific games on specific systems ==
 Bezels for a specific game on a specific system must be placed in the ''games/<system>/'' directory and have the same name as the ROM. Bezels for a specific game on a specific system must be placed in the ''games/<system>/'' directory and have the same name as the ROM.
  
 Example: ''mybezels/games/snes/mario.png'' and ''mybezels/games/snes/mario.info'' Example: ''mybezels/games/snes/mario.png'' and ''mybezels/games/snes/mario.info''
  
-With this example, your bezel will be used for the game ROM ''mario'' only on SNES. If you have a ROM named ''mario'' on GB or NES, it will be not be displayed.+With this example, your bezel will be used for the game ROM ''mario'' only on SNES. If you have a ROM named ''mario'' on GB or NES, it will not be displayed.
  
- +== Specific games ==
-== specific games ==+
 Bezels for specific games on all systems must be placed in the ''games/'' directory and have the same name as the ROM. Bezels for specific games on all systems must be placed in the ''games/'' directory and have the same name as the ROM.
  
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 In that case, if you have two ROM files named ''mario1'', one for SNES and one for GB, both will display your bezel. In that case, if you have two ROM files named ''mario1'', one for SNES and one for GB, both will display your bezel.
  
-== specific systems ==+== Specific systems ==
 Bezels for specific systems must be placed in the ''systems'' directory and have the same name as the system. Bezels for specific systems must be placed in the ''systems'' directory and have the same name as the system.
  
 Example: ''mybezels/systems/snes.png'' and ''mybezels/systems/snes.info'' Example: ''mybezels/systems/snes.png'' and ''mybezels/systems/snes.info''
  
- +== Default bezel ==
-== default bezel ==+
 The default bezel must be at top level and have the name ''default.png'' and ''default.info'' The default bezel must be at top level and have the name ''default.png'' and ''default.info''
  
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