can't load catlist in folder view

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napdh
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can't load catlist in folder view

Post by napdh » Wed Oct 13, 2021 9:02 am

When I want to change .ini files (catlist or driver.ini) in folder view, it doesn't show any changes.
I use Negatron-0.100.1 with negamame 0.230-1 via external USB3.0 hard drive (10TB, exFAT) , win10 21H1. Thx!

BabelSoft
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Re: can't load catlist in folder view

Post by BabelSoft » Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:34 am

It's weird it should detect that the file has been changed and automatically update the cache.
A quick fix is to delete the following files in the Cache subfolder:
- info.cache
- info.item.index
- info.system.index
- info.version

napdh
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Re: can't load catlist in folder view

Post by napdh » Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:35 am

I found it will crash if I try to use catlist/driver/mess/genre.ini. Other ini files (series/arcade/category/best game.ini)work perfectly. Maybe there are some bug with special symbol such as /\:_ ?

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Re: can't load catlist in folder view

Post by BabelSoft » Mon Nov 01, 2021 8:30 am

This shouldn't be an issue as Negatron can read any unicode characters without any fuss. You can also force Negatron to interpret characters using other character encoding schemes. Can you send me one of the files that are problematic?

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