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Author Topic: How to stop removing unwanted listings when importing to MA from MAME  (Read 1085 times)

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I'm not sure if more people already know this, but I just thought I would share as I discovered this solution.

If you are tired of having to remove unwanted listings (you know...) from your mame list after rescanning, then there is a simple fix.

Go into your Mame INI config in mame (not MA), and update your rompath to have multiple folders.  You do this by seperating each additional folder by a semicolon.  Not sure how far back multiple rom folders go, but I'm doing this in 145. 

For instance:

Find something that says in your mame ini:
rompath C:\directory

And set it like this:
rompath C:\directory;C:\another\directory

Then in MA, set your rom path to just C:\directory

Put all the things you want to boot up and be in your MA list in C:\directory and everything else in C:\another\directory (obviously substitute your file paths as you are using them).  When you rescan your directory, you will only get everything in the directory you set in MA.