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Replay buttons on card

<10kB. Updated 2017-11-20.
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Small add-on to add extra replay buttons on the card itself, the way AnkiDroid does it. From what i’ve heard, the newest version of Anki is now doing pretty much what this add-on does. So this is less useful than it used to be. This is mostly useful when you have more than one audio file on a card; with this you can replay individual files. See also the manual page. Report further problems at the support site or at github. Latest update (v 3.10): This works during reviews on Anki 2.1. The card styling editor and preview are on my to do list.


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Supported Anki versions:

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


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Great idea, exactly what I dreamed of.
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works exacty as intendet
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good idea
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It works for me. :)
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causes bugs with Version 2.1.33 (3f403040) and 2.1.26 (70784154)
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Muito bom! Uso para reproduzir o áudio varias vezes
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Very useful, I use night mode so I was confused for a while, would have been nice if the colour was configurable in the add-on options but after messing around with css and turning divs into spans it now works great!
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This is awesome! After switching from ankidroid, I've been searching for this forever! Thank you for this!
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A great add on! Thanks!!
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thanks! For me still useful))
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@previews commentors: There is no need for this add-on in Anki 2.1.20 and later anyway, as I understand it
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Não funciona no Anki Versão 2.1.20 (47a1bf8b)/ Does not work on Anki Version 2.1.20 (47a1bf8b)
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very useful one
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Sadly ceases to work with 2.1.20 as Anki removed the mungeQA hook for card_did_render (with different signature) and places its own button (PNG ▶, only for some reason it's got an added huge white circle).
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Super pratique pour études de langues
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very handy indeed when you have multiple sounds in your card
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Many thanks.
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Thank you, it works well!
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Very useful sentences to learn and know.
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Super. Merci. c'est tout simple et ça manquait pour ceux qui gèrent de nombreux fichiers audios (prononciations).
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doesn't work for me
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Does not work with this deck for some reason :( https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/653061995
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Works perfectly!
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This should probably be incorporated as a default feature of Anki, it's that useful
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this addons is great.
Please add hotkey shortcut to replay audio
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Works great and is automatically added to cards.
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Very helpful
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Works fine for my japanese audio files :)
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It's work fine. Thank you.
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This definitely needs to be in the base program like it is for the AnkiDroid app
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Great, thank you.
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Impressive good work!
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Very handy
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Muito últil. Obrigado
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I wish to have shortcut.
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Good stuff.
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Very good!
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i press the button and the audio start to play one minute later
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Works well.
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Exactly what I was looking for, works great
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Fantastic when you have multiple sounds in a card, each can be replay individually :)
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Sweet, thanks
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It doesn’t work on Preview.
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Excellent. Thank you.
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Great job! Thanks you!
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Awesome! It works the same on desktop and droid.
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Simple but effective way to add a useful feature to be able to replay audio with a button in addition to the R hotkey
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The best addon
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Not sure why this wasn't part of the basic app but I'm sure glad it's an add-on
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what I need
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It's just what I needed
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Works great!
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Tuyêt vơi.
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Excelente funfando no AnkiWeb e AnkiMobile.
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I don't have to push the R keyboard anymore, I can use instead my mouse, it has a soft click. I'm saying this because I suffer from hand pains when typing in a keyboard.

Thank you for this great contribution.
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works as intended
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Surprised anki desktop doesn't include this functionality by default (especially since the mobile apps have it). This add-on fills a definite need, and it works.
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How to style it using css: https://ospalh.github.io/anki-addons/Play_button.html
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Sorry, but it didn't work to me

Download failed: Traceback (most recent call last):
File "aqt/downloader.pyc", line 67, in run
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 1597, in request
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 1395, in _request
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 1597, in request
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 1345, in _request
File "aqt/sync.pyc", line 467, in _conn_request
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 1013, in connect
File "httplib2/__init__.pyc", line 80, in _ssl_wrap_socket
File "ssl.pyc", line 943, in wrap_socket
File "ssl.pyc", line 611, in __init__
File "ssl.pyc", line 840, in do_handshake
SSLEOFError: EOF occurred in violation of protocol (_ssl.c:661)

Anki Version 2.0.52 macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Sorry, but I had problems with the Internet, when I connected via VPN, the plug-in was installed
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Good add-on. But I think the replay button should be a build-in function for desktop Anki... Thank you again.
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Would happily pay for this. Super useful!
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To the negative vote: why would this downloaded addition to a computer program affect an internet based service or a difference device?
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Don't work with AnkiWeb and AnkiMobile
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Benri desu!
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Finally found it, thank you so much. It's working perfectly <3
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No configuration necessary -- this automatically adds a play button to all cards containing audio.
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Very nice and very helpful! Tak!
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High functionality
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very happy to fund it!
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Awesome! This really should be the default in the Anki. It is so useful!
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it's working. thx
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Great feature!
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How this add on works? I entered a code and restarted the app but it's empty.
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Great addon!

This should be default in Anki.

Please make it work in Anki 2.1
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Very simple and easy
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Finally in 2.1.
Thank you!!
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Great Add-on

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Needs to mention one thing

That by pressing the button R, the audio is replayed.
(Useful to save time, instead of clicking the icon, you just press R on the keyboard)
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Great add-on but new icon doesn't work on linux

Great add-on. Unfortunately, the new version doesn't work properly on Linux mint 18.1. The SVG icon doesn't appear and there is only blank space.
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Simple and straightforward

Does what it says and does it well. An essential add-on for anyone working with multiple audio samples per note.

Edit: Great update! Love the new SVG icon.
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This add on is amazing espescially if you have multiple video files on all of your cards. Thank you to the developer, highly recommend!
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So helpful

Thanks for this addon. This one helps a lot.
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It's exactly what I needed!
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Works great.

Works great.
Thank you :)
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Great for when you missed the pronounciation the first time

Works great. Easy as pie to install.
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Love this plugin! Simple, works great, solves a problem. 5/5. I recently installed anki on my new computer and I came here first thing to get this again.
Small issue, but it did force me to change the way my cards are organized. If you don't have an actual {{audio}} or whatever field, there won't be an replay button. Makes sense. For my decks, I usually put {{audio}} on the front side, and then when I flip the card, I don't usually use {{FrontSide}} but just make the back from scratch (because I don't want the front fields on there). But then I don't get the replay button! I didn't want to put {{audio}} on the back because I didn't want it to automatically play, but I had to do that and listen to the audio again, or use {{FrontSide}} and change the way I design the card. Just a bit annoying. That's probably a problem only I have though!
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does what it should do!

simple. clean. works as advertised. and for using anki cards with multiple audio on a mac, a much needed feature. thanks for writing this!
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Great for when >1 audio file on a card side, also for playing audio from Forvo b

Very useful add-on for when more than one audio file is on a card side (e.g., different tenses and/or conjugations of one verb).

Also simplifies playing audio files for specific cards from the Anki browser for editorial purposes:
- click Preview in Anki browser (upper left)
- click the appropriate audio button (if needed, advance to the card side)
- click the appropriate audio button. Voila!

Before that I had to dig down into the collection.media folder to do this.

Nice job, thanks.
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Essential addon

I've been needing something like this for ages. But even though I saw it a while ago in the addons library, I misunderstood it to be an addon that replays the entire card with all the audio in it.

What this addon does is display a play button for all non-empty [sound:] fields on the desktop version of Anki. (This feature is already included in AnkiMobile and Ankidroid.)

These fields are invisible, so once the addon is installed, you need to position these "invisible" fields so that the play buttons show up in the right places.

You might also want to change the deck options (either globally/default, or for individual decks by creating a separate profile). It's the dropdown list next to each deck in the "home" page of Anki (the list of decks).

I've switched off autoplay. If you're going to duplicate the audio in the answer card then you might also want to switch off "replay audio on question card when displaying answer card".

If you have more than one audio file (e.g. for sample sentences) then this is an essential add that works perfectly just out of the box.

Thank you.
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