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Mame layout/marquees
« on: January 30, 2020, 02:23:32 pm »
I want to use a single widescreen LCD tv vertically and have marquees above the game. I have a some marquee files but it seems like none of the built-in layouts currently make use of marquees. Am I mistaken? Are there already created layout (.lay) files shared that make use of marquees?

I found a handful of posts about second monitors displaying marquee art. I also found this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUTnWWlcL3A&feature=youtu.be and it links a dropbox to a bunch of custom layouts. They don't seem to use any of the standard mame marquee files/directories.

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Re: Mame layout/marquees
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2020, 06:08:26 pm »
You're correct that marquees are a supported element type, but the built-in layouts don't have marquees.

As Chad comments, his layouts aren't necessarily the best way to use the artwork system, but they work for what he wanted to do, and they're pretty easy to understand because most of what you see is determined by the paint program instead of the artwork system.