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00516 Graphics Minor Always Jan 30, 2008, 11:52 Jun 20, 2016, 18:40
Tester stephh View Status Public Platform
Assigned To Resolution Open OS
Status [?] Confirmed Driver maxaflex.cpp
Version 0.108u4 Fixed in Version Build
Summary 00516: All sets in maxaflex.c: The digits don't display correctly.
Description The digits don't display correctly (it was the same problem in 0.108u3) My layout/maxaflex.lay file : 2006.08.15 15:28 ...

Aaron says: The pattern attribute was removed on purpose. Putting it back is the wrong fix. The maxaflex code needs to be changed to output the raw 7-segment data. I've already done that for the next release.

Updated by stephh: I agree that some improvements have been made, but some bugs still remain for "empty" digits. Note that this bug affects the 4 games of the driver: mf_achas, mf_bdash, mf_brist, mf_flip
Steps To Reproduce wait until the timer goes down under 100 and it will display 199
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Affected Sets / Systems All sets in maxaflex.c
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No.01885
Haze
Senior Tester
Aug 2, 2008, 12:16
I don't like these 'all sets' reports, it isn't clear (without opening them) exactly which sets it means, I thought this was a mame-wide bug.

in the case of all sets, maybe the driver name should be used instead, or 'all sets in xxxx.c'
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No.01889
Tafoid
Administrator
Aug 2, 2008, 12:54
True. I'll correct that now.
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No.01892
etabeta
Developer
Aug 2, 2008, 15:37
well, the driver is clearly indicated in the driver column ;)

but I agree that it's better the new solution
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No.12789
Tafoid
Administrator
Jun 20, 2016, 18:40
This is mentioned in the source in a TODO:
    TODO:
    - fix LCD digits display controlling