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Anki is a popular spaced repetition system (SRS) helping to efficiently memorize content. The community contributes quantity of free decks, with the main focus being Japanese language learning.

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Is there any way to undelete a field, but not through backups in Anki?

I deleted the field titled "Front" and "Back" accidentally from all my cards and now all of them are blank. I have tried to restore it from backups, but since I hadn't closed Anki ...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut in macOS for ticking a box in Anki with Automator?

I want to create a shortcut for Anki with Automator that ticks the box RTL (for Right to Left languages) so that I can easily switch. How do I approach it? I have little to zero experience with ...
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Create tags from Anki deck and subdeck information

I have an Anki deck that is divided into multiple subdecks, numbered 1, 2, ..., 87 according to the lesson in which the material will be presented during the year. The Anki website specifically ...
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How to make Anki repeat questions more frequently?

My Anki configuration suggests that I repeat some card in <10m, 1.5mo, 4.2mo and 9.4mo Can I make time to grow in more "dense" manner?
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Collaborate to create Anki decks [closed]

Not sure where to ask this question. It is not a software recommendation, more of a method recommendation. I am gonna try to administer a collaboration among 10-20 persons to create an Anki deck to ...
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When using a Basic (optional reversed card) note type in Anki, how can I display the number of notes (not cards)?

In Anki 2.1 I have created a deck of cards based on a "Basic (optional reversed card)" note type, chosen because I need some notes to have both a standard card and a reversed card, and others to have ...
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How to print cards from an Anki deck, one card per line?

For example, say I have a vocabulary deck with two fields, one for each word or phrase and one for its definition. How can I print out a simple list, for example in .csv format, with each line ...
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How can I block cards from being repeated in the same Anki session?

If when studying a card I click "Again" I would like the option of omitting it from being re-presented in the same session even if the session lasts say 10 minutes, longer than the shortest repeat ...
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Close Anki gracefully from script

I'd like to be able to close Anki (Linux) gracefully via script so that all recent changes are properly committed to the database. If I just use kill command all uncommitted changes aren't saved. Is ...
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Capitalising the first letter of all cards in Anki?

I have a deck with about 5000 cards with 1 word in each card, and I want to capitalise the first letter in all those cards. I tried doing it with regex find-and-replace, but all the variations I've ...
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How to use the keyboard shortcut in anki to enter a LaTeX equation?

Anki's dialog for entering cards has a shortcut to enter a LaTeX equation. In the menu (far right of the menu bar) it's labelled Ctrl T, E. What does that mean? What keys do I have to press in what ...
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Cloze deletion doesn't work

The message "Please edit this note and add some cloze deletions" still showed up when I've used the correct note type(Cloze) and added at least one cloze deletion( {{c::..}} ). Why? Interestingly, ...
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How to do a regular expression find replace in anki?

I need to do a find and replace in all cards using the following settings: As an example I want to find: <span style="color: rgb(255, 255, 255)">Word</span> and change it to Word In ...
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Is Anki (for Windows) open-source and safe? [closed]

Is Anki’s (for Windows) source code available? On this page, the Windows tab doesn't show a source download. But its Linux tab does. Is Anki for Windows safe, i.e. malware/spyware free?
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Anki import from CSV is not working

I'm trying to import cards into my Anki deck from a CSV text file. I've tried importing it as a CSV, TSV, and TXT file, and each time I've had the same message, "Unknown file format". The text file is ...
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How to edit fields for only one specific deck in Anki?

Is there any way to edit fields for only one specific deck in Anki? When adding a new field to one Anki deck, Anki automatically edits all of the other decks too. How can I edit only the fields of ...
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Anki deleted my deck… Any chance to restore?

I am using Anki both on my desktop and mobile. I created a long deck on desktop by hand and ran sync. It asked me whether I want to download or upload, and I selected to download. I didn't think it ...
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Anki shortcut to select / switch between decks

In anki you can do pretty much everything with shortcuts. But one thing I could not find a shortcut for is selecting a particular deck from multiple decks in the decks window. I tried pushing all the ...
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Anki won't load images from text file : Allow HTML in fields option

I haven't been able to import pictures from a CSV file for the whole day, not understanding what is wrong. I've checked the Anki Manual, and tried everything, but I can't find the "Allow HTML in ...
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How to uninstall Anki from Suse Linux

I tried uninstalling it from YAST2 software manager but I found that it is marked as uninstalled. Then I tried from command line sudo zypper rm anki and got this Loading repository data... ...
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How to restore “collection.anki2” file into “.akpg”?

I forgot to export an important deck before formating my D-drive. Using hard-disk recovery tools, I got back a “collection.anki2 file”. Every time I import it into Anki, Anki shows a dialog box: “....
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Anki giving duplicate warning for same word in different decks

Anki is giving me a duplicate warning with a red background when I type "кофе" (the Russian word for "coffee") as a word because I have previously entered "кофе" in another deck as the Mongolian word ...
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import images to anki automatically to front and back of the cards

I have some images named like this in a folder: Image_00036.jpg Image_00037.jpg Image_00038.jpg Image_00039.jpg I want to create some cards. Each card will have the even numbered images for its ...
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Anki - Import one CSV, create mulitple decks and import into them

I have a big CSV file with Latin vocabulary with a unit number Like this: latin word;german word;Unit 01 ... latin word;german word;Unit 02 ... How can I create multiple decks import the ...
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LaTeX display math alignment in Anki

I've been trying to create mathematics flashcards in Anki. Naturally, I wanted LaTeX to be the default typesetting system for those cards. In order to do so, I created a new basic note type named ...
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Preserve existing tags in Anki CSV import/batch-add tags

I have downloaded the complete 2012 HSK vocabulary from here, where it is available as an excel file. I have then converted it to .CSV and changed it to this form: 爱;HSK:1 … 做主;HSK:6 The first field ...
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Where does Anki store media?

Where does Anki store media such as pictures, sound recordings, etc? I have tried to export the deck, but it doesn't show the location:
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Anki: how to show one random card daily?

I make a desk of TOEFL questions and I want to show one random card per day for me to practice. Since I don't need to remember the old card, I don't want Anki to treat this deck as normal deck. I have ...
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Japanese font too small inside some windows

I have a problem with Japanese characters inside some windows in Windows 8.1. They appear as too small and unreadable for me. The OS itself was in a different language for a long time, only just a ...
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To edit commandline Anki flashcards in MySQL

I need to make a small change in 77777 Anki flashcards, preferentially programmatically, not by using their replace tool which is not sufficient. I imported data originally there as CSV files where ...
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Rikaisama to Anki real-time import: Error, current note type does not contain the following field: 'Meaning'

In Rikaisama, when I press the Real-Time Import key, I get this error: Even though Anki is open on this deck which definitely has a Meaning field: What am I doing wrong?
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Anki fails to import from .csv file

I have created an custom note type containing 3 fields: Character, Pinyin and Definition. I have a .csv file containing a few entries. The fields are comma-delimited. Here's what I am presented when ...
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Anki Cards: Batch import audio media

I have a spreadsheet of over 5,000 cards that I want to import into Anki. On each row, there is a reference to an audio file. Is there anyway to batch import the audio files? I know after the ...
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Images in CSV file don't show up in Anki

I'm trying to import a CSV set of notes that include image references into Anki. I have a file with Cloze substitutions and in one note I am using an image in the text: <img src=”duck.jpg”> ...
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Can I create an Anki deck from a .CSV file?

Can I convert my CSV file into an Anki deck? I can't find any options in the program.