Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

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Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

Postby thgill » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:40 am

Is there anyway we can get the OSD (both the core lister and rom loading screens) to ignore files beginning with a period?

These hidden files get created from a Mac when copying files over and clutter the interface up.


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Re: Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

Postby loukey » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:47 am

:o This would be an outstanding feature!

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Re: Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

Postby MattE888 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:35 pm

This would be a cool feature, but I would think it should be low priority since you can use FTP to delete those files.
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Re: Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

Postby PhantombrainM » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:58 pm

If you have a windows system or virtual machine, you can insert your sd card there and search in explorer for ._
It will list all this files and you can mark them all and delete them all so you dont have to do it by hand.

Afterward use ftp on mac to tansfer files. Then it will not create those .files
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Re: Feature request: Hide files in OSD beginning with a period (copied from a Mac)

Postby udo » Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:53 pm

Beside the already mentioned way to copy stuff to the SD-Card using ftp or scp You may use a small app on Your Mac that cleans the SD-Card on eject.
I use https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/52076/him for this purpose without any problems.


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