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Beautify Anki (Material design , Deck Background and icon )

2.66MB. Updated 2020-05-31. Only supports Anki 2.1.x.
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Description

Beautify Anki is an Anki addon that attempts to give Anki's deck browser and deck overview pages a modern material design look. Giving the user total control over the settings and with preset themes for those who don't like tempering with configuration files. Join the discussion at reddit or my blog --- 🌟 Features ⚠️ Disclaimer This is a beta version that has only been tested onon Anki 2.1.22. and 2.1.26 It probably conflicts with other addons that do similar things. (check the list of known conflicting addons)For feature request and bug report please post a new issue. I don't get notified when someone comments here so PLEASE don't post about bugs or features here ⚙️ Configuration and Customization Checkout the addon's Home page, for custmoization options. 🙏 Acknowledgments * This Addon uses the following CSS and Javascript libraries
  • The Statistics part in the Deck Browser is based on Carlos Duarte addon More Decks Stats and Time Left which is based on Dmitry Mikheev code, in add-on "More decks overview stats" and Calumks (calumks@gmail.com) code, in add-on "Deck Stats"
  • The Statistics part in The Deck Overview pages is based on Kazuwuqt addon More Overview Stats 2.1 which is based on the More Overview Stats 2 add-on by Martin Zuther which is in turn based on "More Overview Stats" by Calumks(calumks@gmail.com)
  • 📄 License Beautify Anki n is released under GNU AGPL, version 3 or later Copyright (c) 2020 Shorouk Abdelaziz

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    Supported Anki versions:

    To download this add-on, please copy and paste the following code into Anki 2.1:

    1150874988

    If you were linked to this page from the internet, please open Anki on your computer, go to the Tools menu and then Add-ons>Browse & Install to paste in the code.

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    Reviews

    on 1629317849
    Just makes our lives easier!
    on 1624824418
    Please upgrade to version 2.1.44, I want to use it and there is no way, there is no point in a beautiful designer and it can't be used.
    on 1624298361
    please update for 2.1.44. this is a really beautiful layout, tired of the same generic anki one lol
    on 1621865000
    If you want to make the GUI of Anki more good looking, yet are a lazy piece of shit (like i am), find an alternative for this add-on: to customize the look you have to wade through a whole slew of configuration files in the root of the add-on folder.
    on 1621004689
    Awesome!
    on 1614777727
    Works perfectly on the latest Anki, just download the latest version from Github and install manually!
    on 1613573907
    Does not work on the latest version of Mac
    on 1613493868
    The version up here and on GitHub does not work with the latest version (2.1.38). The addon looks awesome though. I will definitely be waiting for an update
    on 1613031448
    Please can you update it and make it work with the latest version 2.1.35, please?
    on 1612958316
    Really love this!
    Unfortunately, I don't know how to update it from the GitHub page because your last update here is from May 2020 whereas the lastest one is from October 2020 on GitHub. I tried renaming the .zip file from GitHub to .ankiaddon but that didn't help. It would be great if you could guide us. (Edit: I figured it out. See steps below.)

    IMPORTANT Edit for new users:
    =========================
    TL;DR: To update to the latest version which is not available here on Ankiweb but available on GitHub, just extract the .zip package from the GitHub page ( https://github.com/ShoroukAziz/Beautify-Anki/releases ) to <C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\> and enable it from the Anki's add-ons menu and restart Anki. Also, make sure you are using the Anki version that was released prior to the Beautify Anki version you're trying to use. As of 10th Feb '21, the latest compatible versions are Anki 2.1.35 (Oct. '20 release) which supports Beautify Anki v0.3.2-beta.3 (Oct. '20 release). You might also want to change some stuff in the add-on because the author has changed the looks a little.

    Detailed Steps:
    --------------------
    So I figured out how to manually install add-ons on windows:
    [But before we get started, make sure that you are using the Anki version that was released prior to the Beautify Anki version you're trying to use. As of 10th Feb '21 the latest compatible versions are Anki 2.1.35 (Oct. '20 release) which supports Beautify Anki v0.3.2-beta.3 (Oct. '20 release).]

    1) Open Anki and press Ctrl+Shift+A or simply open add-on preferences from Tools menu.
    2) After the add-on preferences window is open click on the 'View Files' button. A folder will open. Then exit Anki.
    OR simply
    Go to < C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\ > or the directory where Anki keeps your add-ons
    3) Download the latest version of Beautify Anki from the GitHub Page ( https://github.com/ShoroukAziz/Beautify-Anki/releases )
    4) Open the .zip file and copy all its contents (should contain more than one files and folders. I say this because the author had placed the files inside a folder called 'New Folder' in her v0.3.0-beta.3 release.) to a folder of your preferred name (I suggest Beautify_Anki) and copy this folder to the one you opened in Step 2.
    5) Again open the Anki Add-ons menu by pressing Ctrl+Shift+A or look in the Tools menu.
    6) Beautify_Anki (or whatever name you used for the folder) should appear in the list. Select this and click on 'Toggle Enable'.
    7) Restart Anki. Voila! You just updated Beautify Anki.
    on 1611070057
    Please please please ........ update this addon with the latest version.
    on 1609859078
    It didn't work for me sadly. No conflicting Add-ons, Anki 2.1.35. Error message saying the download code doesn't exist, or isn't' compatible with my version of Anki. (Windows)
    on 1609119922
    This add-on does not seem to be compatible with the Crostini Linux version of Anki on my Chromebook.
    on 1608308943
    So beautiful. Thanks for making this. I hope it could be possible to make it work with newer versions as well.
    on 1608290123
    great
    on 1603353683
    Excellent and modern view.
    on 1602189821
    Very good but it weighs a lot. had to find a way to make anki not crash so much.
    on 1601000008
    Gorgeous. Simply *marvelous*! Gorgeous darling!
    on 1600694380
    Unfortunately it is not working
    on 1600169944
    I am not able to downlad this addon.
    on 1599893822
    I can't wait for the latest update
    on 1599501824
    The design is fantastic and is a huge upgrade from the original Anki UI. I'm much more excited to do my reviews now :) Many thanks to the author for putting in the time and effort to make such a great add-on!
    Comment from author
    Thanks a lot for reviewing the addon! I really appreciate it.
    on 1599202455
    Nice,but it is not installing in the latest version of Anki!!! :(
    Comment from author
    The latest update is available on Github if you'd like to try it. It will be published after doing some testing
    on 1598462662
    Just installed it on version 2.1.24 and it works like a charm ! I have lived a huge amount of years with the standard interface and reviewing was still a pleasure because I put a lot of effort in the design of my cards, but interface indeed matters : this add-on makes Anki beautiful and more pleasurable to work on than ever. Thanks!
    Comment from author
    Thank you very much for sharing your review. I really appreciate it!
    on 1597946271
    Really nice!
    on 1597748865
    Not working with 2.1.30 version, please update.
    Comment from author
    an update is coming soon!
    on 1597011138
    Not working with my version of ANKI (2.1.28)
    on 1596795534
    It's cool! Thanks a lot!
    on 1596221835
    Great design, but cannot drag and drop decks anymore (to create subdecks).
    Comment from author
    you can be renaming the sub-deck like this suberdeck::subdeck. Anyway the next update will have dragging and dropping
    on 1596213093
    A really good add-on if you are looking to revamp your anki main page display. It does not work well with the 'Enhance main window' add-on as it causes to details to be jumbled up
    on 1595852993
    I really loved it! As someone who's unfamiliar with codes and stuff, this is really convenient! Thank you so much for all your efforts.

    Just like what I said I'm not into codes and stuff like CSS, HTML and such and I wonder if there's a way for me to at least adjust the size of the screen and make it fit to my own screen since it's way too zoomed in and I have to scroll up/down and left/right and I have no idea why. Thank you!
    Comment from author
    Could you please post an issue on GitHub with screenshots and your screen size so I could help more
    on 1595786308
    Anki's interface is finally beautiful! Thank you SO much!
    on 1595769708
    Omg i love u. It's amazing
    on 1595727875
    my deck window with the pie chart isn't working. installed and reinstalled multiple times
    on 1595190821
    Tested on V2.1.22 Genuinely, Genuinely phenomenal add-on. There's some tiny kinks to fix but it's already such a wonderful change that those are really easily ignored. You spent a ton of time on this and it shows! Each of the themes looks great, the customization elements are really well done, I never thought I'd want stats as easily accessible on deck pages but you made it really worthwhile and clear.

    Thanks a million!
    on 1594353933
    Great!
    on 1594341567
    First time to rate an add-on, this is priceless
    on 1594243987
    cool
    on 1594163274
    Normal processing of Anki 0.3%.
    Processing with this App 87%.

    In this way beauty is worthless.
    on 1593228699
    Its very nice but it is incompatible with "Rate Speed Focus Mode (auto-alert, auto-reveal, auto-fail)"[https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/1046608507].
    on 1593006957
    Wonderful!!!
    PS : is there a way to change the background color of the bottom bar in the home screen ?
    EDIT : found it on your website, it explained very well ! Thank you :)
    on 1592864965
    Very good
    on 1592700807
    Amazing add-on. Easy to use.
    on 1592619940
    Very awesome! But can you add config that we can set interface lauguage?
    Comment from author
    Absolutely !! That's already coming in the next update
    on 1592328345
    Awesome!! How to combine this addon with another that changes de buttom of review bottom bar e.g. Advanced Review Bottom Bar? The buttons of ARBB do not appear (infos, undo, skip, etc).
    Comment from author
    there's an option in the configuration file
    "change answer buttons" set it to false
    on 1591885807
    Great add-on
    on 1591431851
    amazing! it is like a game!
    on 1591283160
    Brings Anki into the modern era! Thanks!
    on 1591109316
    Very nice, works great, and I really like how I can customize pretty much everything. I also like the statistics on the side. Being able to see the amount of work left makes it a lot easier to keep going.
    Comment from author
    Very glad you like it!
    on 1591005669
    Please make it compatible with "Enhance main window"
    Comment from author
    I'm considering it
    on 1590986331
    Awesome add-on love your work!
    Comment from author
    Thank you!
    on 1590968296
    Major improvement.
    Comment from author
    Thanks!
    on 1590929893
    Simply awesome, very nice and smooth overlay. Good job. Thank you for this addon.
    Comment from author
    You're very welcome!
    on 1590895303
    Please make it compatible with Enhanced Window
    Comment from author
    Hi, please post your request on github.
    on 1590764781
    Although the addon is very beautiful, it is in conflict with other addons and, for example, the card rating bar is not rushed.
    on 1590676794
    Made anki really slow when i tried to use it, so I uninstalled it. Now my anki has a weird gradient background that I can't get rid of...
    Comment from author
    Sorry, it didn't work for you. but if you uninstalled it there's no way it can change your Anki.
    on 1590653980
    Hi, great add-on. Is there anyway to turn off the background images and keep it simple? like colours or gradient?
    Can we manually change the background too? That would be nice.

    Also can you make it so the icons and colours can all be changed for every element?

    It is one of the best add-ons i've seen. Using it now, great work thanks.
    Comment from author
    Hi, you can delete the background images if you don't want them and you'll be left with the gradient. and yeah you can change the backgrounds and colors too you'll find instructions in the GitHub wiki (the link is already posted here)
    Also, a major update is coming soon which will allow even more customization so stay tuned
    on 1590588704
    Absolutely fantastic add-on, I think it really takes Anki to a next level, design and looks do matter, and this makes it the next anki session much more enjoyable. Great work man!
    Comment from author
    Thanks a lot!
    on 1590534669
    very good
    on 1590515000
    Great! BUT CAUTION! There is no way to do filtered decks!
    on 1590514221
    amazing
    on 1590443432
    nice!looking forward to the next update!
    on 1590275900
    Very very nice! We need a new modern UI!
    on 1590265464
    Great addon
    . Would love to see a night mode support though
    Comment from author
    coming in a couple of days!
    on 1590236259
    very nice thank you
    on 1590099166
    beautiful
    on 1590093700
    Thank you !
    on 1590093238
    Works extremly well but doesn't work with low-key anki

    Error
    An error occurred. Please start Anki while holding down the shift key, which will temporarily disable the add-ons you have installed.
    If the issue only occurs when add-ons are enabled, please use the Tools > Add-ons menu item to disable some add-ons and restart Anki, repeating until you discover the add-on that is causing the problem.
    When you've discovered the add-on that is causing the problem, please report the issue on the add-on support site.
    Debug info:
    Anki 2.1.22 (0ecc189a) Python 3.8.0 Qt 5.14.1 PyQt 5.14.1
    Platform: Windows 10
    Flags: frz=True ao=True sv=1
    Add-ons, last update check: 2020-05-20 18:01:45

    Caught exception:
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "aqt\webview.py", line 446, in handler
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 542, in _onTypedAnswer
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 245, in _showAnswer
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 600, in _showEaseButtons
    File "<C:\Program Files\Anki\decorator.pyc:decorator-gen-24>", line 2, in _answerButtons
    File "lib\site-packages\anki\hooks.py", line 666, in decorator_wrapper
    File "lib\site-packages\anki\hooks.py", line 658, in repl
    File "C:\Users\musha\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\1150874988\reviewer.py", line 122, in answerButtons
    buf += but(ease, label)
    File "C:\Users\musha\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\1150874988\reviewer.py", line 112, in but
    color,
    UnboundLocalError: local variable 'color' referenced before assignment
    Comment from author
    Hi, Please, don't report errors here. I can only track the ones on Github.
    Anyway, If you're having this error and your Anki system language is English then you need to disable any addon that changes the look of the answer button.
    If you're using any language other than English then wait for the next update
    on 1590092229
    Anki revolutionizer!!!! <3 <3 <3 Finally I feel like I'm not in the 80s anymore lol
    Comment from author
    Thanks a lot <3 <3 <3
    on 1590083960
    Definitely recommended: this addon is just amazing! Thanks to you, Anki has finally arrived in the 21st century. Altough it's a solo project addon, it truly feels like a whole new program from some large enterprise. The standard settings are already awesome and it's great having the possibility to customize it even more in order to look just like I want it to.

    Of course there are still a few little bugs in it, but it's a beta version, so what? It's already more than just usable and I can neither imagine what the final version will look like nor wait for it to be published.
    Comment from author
    Thanks a lot for taking the time to write this comment. I really appreciate such reviews they motivate me to do more! I'm already working on the first update which will fix lots of issues and add more customization options.
    on 1590049433
    La liste des paquets est non alignée et les carrés des statistiques ne correspondent pas au texte !
    Comment from author
    Pouvez-vous publier votre problème sur Github s'il vous plaît?
    et désolé pour mon mauvais français
    on 1589999875
    I've never written a review for an addon, but I've visited your GitHub page. You, madam are going to revolutionize the UI of Anki forever! I want to thank you for your hard work! I'm looking forward for the full release.


    Again, thank you very much!
    Comment from author
    Thank you so much for your words! You have no idea how much this motivates me to continue this work!
    on 1589976475
    Really nice. Please make the the white box disappear around the heat map and the Decks on the main screen, make it like a full background please.
    Comment from author before post was edited
    It's still in beta. more updates will be coming.
    on 1589964306
    Fantastic add on! There's still room for improvement, but this is already an amazing release.
    on 1589940012
    It loads a few seconds slower than normal Anki but I like it. Thank you.
    on 1589933755
    Beautiful add-on, makes Anki look really sleek and clean
    on 1589926851
    amazing, bring anki to a modern level
    on 1589922643
    Looks great but cannot use it: (only other extension enabled is awesometts)

    <code>
    Anki 2.1.22 (0ecc189a) Python 3.8.0 Qt 5.14.1 PyQt 5.14.1
    Platform: Windows 10
    Flags: frz=True ao=True sv=1
    Add-ons, last update check: 2020-05-19 22:46:58

    Caught exception:
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "aqt\webview.py", line 446, in handler
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 542, in _onTypedAnswer
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 245, in _showAnswer
    File "aqt\reviewer.py", line 600, in _showEaseButtons
    File "<C:\Program Files\Anki\decorator.pyc:decorator-gen-24>", line 2, in _answerButtons
    File "lib\site-packages\anki\hooks.py", line 666, in decorator_wrapper
    File "lib\site-packages\anki\hooks.py", line 658, in repl
    File "C:\Users\Zsuzsa.DESKTOP-SESLH1E\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\1150874988\reviewer.py", line 122, in answerButtons
    buf += but(ease, label)
    File "C:\Users\Zsuzsa.DESKTOP-SESLH1E\AppData\Roaming\Anki2\addons21\1150874988\reviewer.py", line 112, in but
    color,
    UnboundLocalError: local variable 'color' referenced before assignment
    </code>
    Comment from author
    There's a bug that causes that error when using a non-English system language. If that's the case with you then a fix will be coming to the next update.
    If you're using English. and, this problem still happens. please, post an issue on Github
    on 1589903061
    just downloaded. works fine. amazing look
    on 1589902873
    wow!!!!
    on 1589902754
    thanks
    on 1589902532
    It needs some more features e.g. a night mode.
    Comment from author
    working on it
    on 1589891830
    Perfect!
    on 1589883365
    Wowww
    on 1589882843
    Thank you a whole lot, Shorouk!

    The beauty of open source.
    on 1589881153
    very beautiful
    on 1589878113
    Amazing ...
    any way to add no due tomorrow cards on each deck
    and how to increase size of review buttons
    Comment from author
    Not at the moment. But it's a reasonable request so I'll include it in the next update.
    on 1589871487
    thank you
    on 1589867746
    dude, this is perfect! Thanks a lot
    on 1589862171
    Wo0o0oo00OoW !!!!!! OMG !!! It IS AMAZING.