So is there a ROM sorting app that works?

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  1. yoshinatsu
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    Hey guys.
    So I know you can sort your ROMS on GateWay by dragging and dropping the ROMS in the order you want them to appear on the OSD menu. But when you want to add a new ROM, it always ends up being the last one on the list, unless you rearrange the list from scratch.
    Sooooo... is there any working application for ROM sorting?
    I had seen one by "outlaw1994" on MaxConsole before, but it didn't work.
    It's an OCD thing, so I'd really appreciate it! :P

    Thank you very much, guys.
     
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    Just drop them onto the SD card one at a time to set an order. The gateway just reads them as they were placed so they will be in that order.
     
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    That's exactly what the OP said.
     
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    stuff like this really does come up every few weeks :)
    at least it helps someone, but it is funny when the 'correct' answer is not replied immediately, i would expect after something comes up a few times that most people will know the answer, but sure, no problem :)
     
  6. yoshinatsu
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    Thanks for the info, but I wasn't talking about an alphabetical order.
     
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    then find a different fat sorter that lets you choose how you want the order, really, use google
     
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    Just use the older program (Gateway 3DS ROM Sorter) and use two batch files to temporarily rename your 3DZ ROMs into 3DS ROMs.

    This is something I wrote over at Maxconsole:
     
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    That's a flawed solution. What if not all of your ROMs are in 3dz format?

    Btw, I wonder why the newest version of Gateway 3DS ROM Sorter, Gateway 3DS SD Sorter, sucks so hard. It was written by the same person, and yet it's so glitchy and lacks auto alphabetical sorting :hateit: Would it have been so hard to just add 3dz support to the original program? :sleep:
     
  10. bjaxx87

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    That's why I wrote this:
     
  11. Ericss

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    Sorry, I didn't see that part as the forums hid it when they shortened the quote.
     
  12. mvmiranda

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    Well, everytime I need to sort the way I want, after copying the ROM, I MOVE all of the ROMs to a folder INSIDE the microSD and them MOVE BACK to the root of my microSD one by one in the order I want them to appear.

    It's not "that automatic" quick but it works... and better, you can "sort the way you want" :)
     
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    My usage is simple :

    I renamed my games like that

    "a Eshop - XXXXX.3ds
    "a Eshop - 3DS Classics - XXXXX.3ds"
    "z - VC Game - NES - XXXX.3ds "
    "z - VC Game - GBC - XXXX.3ds"

    as example
    Like that, I know that eshop games are at the beginning and emulator at the end.
    Seriously, it's only filesnames. Who even care about them since we only launch them ?
     
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    based on this i tried my luck on a small batch file, (here it is (it should be fairly easy to extend it)

    Only bug i cant figure out is that if you run it twice it will handly "hb apps" as "retail apps", can anyone figure it out?