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Mala Frontend problem
« on: March 19, 2017, 08:41:17 pm »
Hi everyone! I have a little problem with my emulator mala. It has been working properly since I need to assign the buttons. I do it other times but this time I leave the IU select button without any selection. So now, when I'm going to enter in one of the parts of the meny (Input general, Input this game...etc), I can't do it. I can move through them, but not get in. Usually I access with enter, but now it's impossible.

I try it a lot of things as delete the program and install it from zero. But it has not helped. However, in other pc it is possible onli copying the same folders.

I don't understand it. So please, help me!

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Re: Mala Frontend problem
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 09:56:15 am »
Sounds like you're talking about MAME not MaLa (which is a frontend, not an emulator).

Anyway, plug in a mouse and double click on 'UI select'. This will let you define a key for it. You may also need to set ui_mouse 1 in mame.ini for this to work properly.
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Re: Mala Frontend problem
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 10:13:55 am »
Functions like “input this game” and “input general” are MAME configurations, not MaLa. 

Sounds like you may have accidentally goofed up your configuration file.  Go into your mame\cfg folder and find the file DEFAULT.CFG.  That file contains the key mappings for the MAME user interface, including the “select” feature you’re looking for.  You can manually edit it and re-save, or if you’re not comfortable editing configuration files, just delete the file and launch MAME.  Since MAME will not see a default.cfg, it will create a new one with default settings, and you can go in and reconfigure it to your liking. 

At least, this is how I’d do it with the MAME versions I use; not sure if the config file architecture has changed in later versions. 

EDIT--looks like somebody already answered your question. 


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