MENUdo [Coffee Sabaw Demo] - PS3 XMB for DS

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  1. da_head
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    da_head A dying dream..

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    "How to customize the menu.

    The full customization relies on the ini.
    There are two ways of editing via notepad or Menudo Assistant. This tutorial helps explain the functions.
    Open up system_theme.ini. The ini is somehow similar to an html, honestly it feels like a scripting language to me.

    Menu0runs = fat:/TTMENU.nds
    If you press A while on Goto Original Menu (Menu0) it would run:
    fat:/TTMENU.nds

    You can also change it make it to view a folder by linking it with the folder instead.

    Menu7runs = games
    When you run Menu6Runs(Games) it explores the games folder.

    There are also special functions like:
    gba - loads slot2
    power - powers off

    to use it just add it after the Menu(X)runs =
    like so:
    Menu8runs = power

    Misc Stuffs:

    You can speed up the animation by holding the B button while navigating.

    To open a file via stylus slide the name towards to the left.

    You can hold the buttons in directions before you power on your ds to do autorun runs.
    Ini Example:
    startupUP = fat:/TTMENU.nds
    startupDOWN = games
    startupLEFT = fat:/Halo_ds.nds
    startupRIGHT= fat:/beup.nds
    It uses the same style with the menu(X)runs.

    If you can load any homebrews, try changing the ini:
    //auto
    //Chishm's DLDI Loader
    //M3 Internal Loader
    //GBAMP Internal Loader
    //EZ-Flash IV (4) Internal Loader
    //SuperCard Internal Loader

    NDSloader = 0
    the 0 variable runs auto detection.

    The complexity of the customization would make it flexible.
    Sorry but this demo is very unuserfriendly.
    Make sure you extract all to root then dldi. I just noticed this version is very complicated but still I Hope you guys would enjoy."

    source: http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=138775

    click the link to download. to lazy to upload myself [​IMG]
     


  2. JPdensetsu

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    It's pretty cool, thanks for the news [​IMG]
     
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  4. da_head
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    da_head A dying dream..

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    um. has anyone got this workin yet? i kind of ignored all the "customization" things. i put all the files in a folder. when i loaded the nds, it made weird noises, then my ds shut off o.o that's never happened before. do i need to put all the files on root or something? and do i need to rename the nds file to autorun or something? i have a r4 btw
     
  5. pasc

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    da_head: trust me... bury this crap... it is only a demo and TOtALLY unusable now, using it now will only result in a headache.
     
  6. da_head
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    duly noted. man, wen it shut off my ds, i was like WTF. jeez, i thought i bricked it or something.
     
  7. Maikel Steneker

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    Is it meant to do anything besides showing a fancy menu? Because for me it doesn't...
     
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    nope today it had a release as part of the NEO comp here

    altho I assume its still beta as it does not do a great deal apart from look like a psp style menu [​IMG]
     
  10. Hit

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    Honestly I don't like XMB it's to simple
    I find it a shame Sony is using it
     
  11. Rock Raiyu

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    Supposedly it works on Cyclo DS. When I boot it up, you see the menu for a short time then the screens turn black. I'm disappointed. [​IMG]
     
  12. lilkerv90210

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    ALL FILES FOR IT NEED TO GO ON THE ROOT OF YOUR CARD
     
  13. SoulAnger

    SoulAnger MENUdo's Developer

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    Some said that to fix the black out error, dldi it twice if you have to.
    Sorry for the complexity, and the disappointments. [​IMG]
     
  14. kobykaan

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    not dissapointed just needs a few tweaks here and there we know your not finished [​IMG]

    what it needs the most is the ability to find then launch/load .nds files properly If you can get it to do that then it will be an INSTANT HIT!

    this is what people want/expect from a replacment/alternate menu on ds [​IMG]


    don't get me wrong THIS A COOL LOOKING MENU but needs that VITAL function or its pretty usless [​IMG]
     
  15. strata8

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    over there
    It works for me fine on Sakura (not using iTouch menu). It boots up fine and runs perfectly.

    Some critisism:
    -When you select any option other than Games, the whole menu just reboots. It would be much easier just to say 'This feature is not included in this demo.'
    -The game selection screen is really glitchy. Pressing anything other than up or down instantly shuts down the DS.
    -The background (I'll suppose it's a video) cuts itself off horizontally occasionally.
    -My DS is constantly being shut down, without warning.
    -Wasn't the beta better than this?

    Otherwise, it looks really good. Just needs ALOT of improvement.
     
  16. Hybridx24

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    I'd stay away from this for now, seems buggy.
     
  17. waffle1995

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    Im kind of stuck with the .ini can you help me SoulAnger or anyone else. I have a Acekard 2i for my DSi and I use the Menudo Assistant and configure it., but when i boot it up it turns to a black screen. i formatted my card FAT and have the same promblem! This is how my root of the card look like.

    Root
    /Games
    /navi_default
    /top_default
    /xmb_default
    -gameboot
    -introboot
    -menudoSabaw.nds
    -system_theme
    /NDS/ (nds games)
    /__aio/
    /moonshl/
    /Multi-Media/Apps/
    -MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    -akmenu4

    and my ini is like
    //Spell grammar check befor beta
    [Themeset]
    //Autoruns hold D-PAD on desired autofile
    startupUP =fat:/NDS
    startupDOWN =fat:/NDS
    startupLEFT =fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    startupRIGHT=fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    GamebootAutoPlayEnable =0


    IntrobootSMF =fat:/excellent.smf

    //1 for top screen; 0 for bottom screen
    //double screen 2
    //note two screen is pretty slow. not recommended

    IntrobootScreen=2
    IntrobootEnable= 0


    //Max characters = 5 (example AAAAA)
    //Arrows Left and Right are respectively
    //while the L and R shoulder buttons are L, R
    EnablePass = 0
    Password =2
    PassBGMP3 =fat:

    PassAfterSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    PassAfterScreen=2
    PassIncorrectShutdown =1
    PassAfterEnable= 0



    SwitchScreen =0
    ForceWallpaper =gba
    TopScreenTheme =top_default
    BottomScreenTheme =xmb_default2
    FATnavigationScreenTheme =navi_default

    //if mp3 doesnt work try to use 11025
    BackgroundMP3 =-none-
    //max:127
    MP3Volume =127

    // still not implemented lid...
    CloseLidSound =a
    DuringLidSound =b
    OpenLidSound =c

    OpenLidSMF =d
    OpenLidScreen=0
    OpenLidEnable= 1

    MenubootSMF =excellent.smf
    MenubootScreen=2
    MenubootEnable= 1


    //Executes
    // Add a .nds for autoexecute nds files
    // dont add if its a directory
    // note: lol very similar to dsision
    // special functs:
    // gba - loads slot2
    // power - powers off
    // Menupassed = 1 means it requires password to access

    // still not implemented options...
    Menu0runs =option0
    Menu0passed = 0

    Menu1runs =option1
    Menu1passed =0

    Menu2runs =option2
    Menu2passed =0

    Menu3runs =fat:/Multi-Media/Apps
    Menu3passed =0
    //(APP) Memory Stick

    Menu4runs =fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    Menu4passed =1
    //(Image) Memory Stick

    Menu5runs =fat:/Multi-Media/Music
    Menu5passed =0
    //(Videos) Memory Stick

    Menu6runs =fat:/Games
    Menu6passed =0
    //(Games) Select Homebrew Games

    Menu7runs =fat:/NDS
    Menu7passed =0
    //(Games) Select NDS Games

    Menu8runs =fat:/NDS
    Menu8passed =0

    gbaframe =fat:/gbaframe.bmp
    //(Games) Slot-2

    //auto
    //Chishm's DLDI Loader
    //M3 Internal Loader
    //GBAMP Internal Loader
    //EZ-Flash IV (4) Internal Loader
    //SuperCard Internal Loader

    NDSloader = 0

    GamebootSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    GamebootScreen=2
    GamebootEnable= 1

    ShutdownSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    ShutdownScreen=2
    ShutdownEnable= 1

    OnBatteryLowSavelights =
     
  18. rockstar99

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    Screw this it sucks just wait for the real one
     
  19. coolness

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    Rotterdam Bitches!!
    And what is the Release date?
     
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    I don't think its release date yet.
     
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