Updated Date: 2007-4-16 15:40:01
Instruction Manual for R4 Action Replay Cheat
Starts from the v1.08 official version, the R4 supports Action Replay function, simultaneously supports the official Action Replay database and the user database. The R4 Action Replay Cheat uses for the creation and edition of user's database, either supports the user manual input or XML files import.
1/ Instruction of Menu
After start, main interface shows as below:
First, let's introduce the manual items one by one as below:
File(F) — >New cheat database
Create a new cheat database, and delete the current data (before deleting there will be a prompt about whether to preserve).
File(F) — >Open cheat database…
Open the cheat database users already have, if there are some cheat codes in the current database, the opened data will be added behind the cheat codes, to use this function will complete the merge of several databases.
File(F) — >Save cheat database…
Save the current cheat database to the user database (please preserve it as a usrcheat.dat file and put it under the _system_folder).
File(F) — >Import XML file…
Import the cheat code of the XML file, if there are some cheat codes in the current database, the imported data will be added behind these cheat codes.
File(F) — >Exit
Exit the current application program (before exiting, there will be a prompt about whether to preserve).
Code(C) — >Add game
Add a game item behind the current database.
Code(C) — >Add folder
Add a folder item behind the current game; the R4 Action Replay only supports the level one folder structure.
Code(C) — >Add cheat
Add a cheat item behind the current game or folder.
Code(C) — >Delete selection
Delete the current item (delete game, folder or cheat items in one time)
Help(H) — >About
Information of the version of Cheat Code Editor.
2/ Adding Cheats Mannually
a/ Create a new cheat database
A new cheat database will be created each time when starting the
Action Replay cheat or press "File (F) —>New cheat database",
input a description on the "Description: " place, and the information shows on the bottom line of the R4 cheat interface under screen.
b/ Create a game
Press the "Code(C)—>Add game" to add a game item, as picture shows below:
Input the name of game on the "Game name: " place, the information shows on the top line of the R4 cheat interface above screen.
"Game ID:" is composed by two parts, the first 4 letters are for the game "Game code", the last 8 hexadecimal numbers for the game crc code, used for the match of the cheat and the corresponding game.
c/ Create a folder
Press the "Code(C)—>Add folder" to add a folder item, as picture shows below:
"Folder name:" is used for description of the folder name, the selection "Note:" is used for the description of some attentions.
If selecting "One Hot" then, indicates that only one cheat code can be selected under the folder; otherwise, indicates that more than one cheat codes can be selected under the folder.
d/ Create a cheat
Press the "Code(C)—>Add cheat" to add a cheat item, as picture shows below:
"Cheat name:" is used for description of the Cheat name, the
selection "Note:" use for the description of some attentions.
"Cheat data:" use for input the cheat code, indicated with 16
hexadecimal numbers, every 8 numbers place a space, please certainly
press "Update Code" button after input completed in order to add the
data into the database, otherwise it will be lose.
3/ Preservation and Opening of the cheat database
After input finished, press "File(F)—>Save cheat database…" to
preserve the database ( please preserve as a usrcheat.dat file, and
put it under the _system_ folder), as picture shows below:
In the preserved process, if certain games do not have any
folders or cheat codes at all, then the cheat codes means
insignificant that therefore cannot be preserved in usrcheat.dat.
The most amounts of preserved database files is 800 games, the
biggest size of database is 4MB.
If need to edit the database before the opened, please press " File(F) — >Open cheat database… " to open the old database files, as picture shows below:
Please be aware that if the current database already have some
games, the opened database will be added behind these games, use
this function will complete the Merge of several databases.
(Recommended to remove the duplicated games).
The most size of the opened database supports 4MB.
4/ Import of the XML files
There are some XML cheat database in the internet, by press the
"File(F)—>Import XML file…" to complete the import of the XML
files, as picture show below: If import is failed, please check
whether the file format is correct or not, or email this file to R4
team, engineers will analysis it.
After import is ended, a picture shows below:
5/ Other Introduction
All the descriptions of cheat are recommended in English, which
means it can be used and showed on all of the R4 versions.
If the description is in Chinese, traditional Chinese or
Japanese, then it can only be used on this specified R4 version, and
shows invalid character on other versions.
The descriptions of the database and game name cannot be too
long; otherwise it will exceed the scope of one line and shows in