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Steam Category Manager

author: ian

On Gnu/Linux, Categories for your games are stored at:


Make some sort of tool to edit these .vdf files and reorder items.




I have attempted this. Multiple categories are supported in the datatype, but support for this was removed shortly after its introduction. (Why? This would have been useful for labelling stuff like: ‘RPG’ ‘To Finish’). Anyway, whilst reordering stuff is a simple enough task in exporting categories to folders or some similar technique and recreating the file – It’s hard to make Steam acknowledge the new file, and I haven’t been able to find this out