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Advanced Previewer

0.03MB. Updated 2017-08-06. Only supports Anki 2.0.
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Extends the card preview window with the following new features: COMPATIBILITY This add-on only works with Anki's stable release branch (2.0.x ≥ 2.0.30). The 2.1 beta branch is not supported at this point in time. RELEASE LOG 2017-08-05: v0.4.1 – A few new features and major performance improvements 2017-03-23: v0.3.2 – Completely reworked the add-on, introducing card reviewing and a new options menu 2016-12-09: v0.2.1 – Added support for the "Replay Buttons on Card" and "JS Booster" add-ons 2016-12-04: v0.2.0 – Initial public release LATEST CHANGES AND NEWS 2017-08-05 – v0.4.1 USAGE Most of the features should be pretty self-explanatory, but I've recorded a quick video demonstration that should help you get started with the add-on: ADDITIONAL FEATURES Aside from the three main features mentioned above, Advanced Previewer also updates the previewer window in the following ways: OPTIONS Advanced Previewer comes with a simple options menu which can be invoked through ToolsAdvanced Previewer Options.... You can use this to enable card reviewing support, among other things: IMPORTANT NOTES Add-on Incompatibilities Advanced Previewer is incompatible with the following add-ons: Other add-ons that overwrite the previewer functions will also not work with Advanced Previewer. For add-on authors that are interested in adding support for Advanced Previewer to their add-ons: Please refer to anki-previewer-tagbrowser. py for an example of how third-party add-ons can be integrated into the previewer. Performance Considerations Rendering multiple cards at once can be taxing on the system, so please don't try invoking the preview window on too many items. A couple hundred or so should still be fine in most cases. Reviewing Cards in Advance Advanced Previewer offers an option to review cards before their due date. This is disabled by default, but can be enabled through the options menu. When reviewing cards in advance, please be mindful of the following: CREDITS AND LICENSE Advanced Previewer is Copyright © 2016-2017 Aristotelis P. This add-on was originally developed on a commission by BB on the Anki support forums. The card reviewing feature introduced in the latest update was commissioned by another fellow Anki user who would like to remain anonymous. I would like to thank both of them for their great ideas and generous support in writing this add-on. Licensed under the GNU AGPL v3. The source code for this add-on is available on GitHub. MORE RESOURCES A lot of my add-ons were commissioned by other Anki users. If you enjoy my work and would like to hire my services to work on an add-on or new feature, please feel free to reach out to me at: ankiglutanimate [αt] gmail . com Want to stay up-to-date with my latest add-on releases and updates? Feel free to follow me on Twitter: @Glutanimate New to Anki? Make sure to check out my YouTube channel where I post weekly tutorials on Anki add-ons and related topics: / Glutanimate


The add-on author has not uploaded a version of this add-on compatible with Anki 2.1. Old add-ons for Anki 2.0 can be downloaded from the archive.

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Please update ):
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Error when adding to Anki 2.1.49 ????
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Please!! this add on MUST be updated!! I'm in 2021 and it'd really help me
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Overall, this was my favorite 2.0 addon and felt it was a clever addition that helped my language learning by miles

Really disappointed that there is no alternative to this add-on, even though it's almost a year since anki forced the 2.1 update :(
I think this addon deserves a 2.1 version,as it used to save my "learning" new cards off card banks by at least 80%.
Now I have to 1. Select cards I want to learn, from the sentence bank.
2. Move them to a blank deck
3. Close browser, open the blank deck
4. Click Study now
5. Painstakingly click good on every card, individually (biggest time consumer)

With this addon it was simply- 1. Go to browser and preview the card I wanted to learn 2. Click good.
-- I was able to only learn 20% of what I could in 2019, and other than my laziness- lacking this add-on was a big contributor :/
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Amazing add on! I would be willing to pay a premium to have it available for v 2.1!
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Thanks for updating for Anki 2.1
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2.1! 2.1! Put it on Patreon. I'll pay.
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Looks great! When is this going to get released for Anki 2.1?
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This is a great addon that allows the user to search and rate themselves on cards without wasting time. Lifechanger! Please make one for Anki 2.1, this was the sole reason I stayed on 2.0. However; with the 2.0 no longer being supported, I need this addon for 2.1 in order to still be able to tackle tough classes efficiently. Can you make one before January 1, 2020 when Anki 2.0 is no longer supported?


When do you expect the beta version to be released? Without the add-on, I have already started to slow down when learning new cards.
Comment from author before post was edited
Hi! Yes, a 2.1 port is in the works. I will try to at least get a beta out before 2.0's end of life date.
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Please, update this add-on for Anki 2.1! It was my favorite add on! I miss it so!
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Please develop the feature for the newest Anki.
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Please, update this add-on for Anki 2.1!
it is very useful.
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where can i get the 2.1 version :) or just the beta ? please
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Can't wait for the 2.1 of this amazing add-on...
Thanks for your great and honest work, Glutanimate .
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Amazing tool!
It would be nice to have a version for the 2.1 Anki!
Thank you, Glutanimate! Excellent work! I'am sure that is lots of dedication for each and every addon you create!
Be a patreon supporter its the least I can do!
Comment from author
Thanks so much for the super kind words, and for your support!
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Works extremely well, often need the review in preview functionality. So useful! Please update to 2.1!!
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This add-on has been my favorite add on! It has allowed me to add a lot of new cards fast. More importantly, though, it has allowed me to add specific cards from browser searches without dealing with the messy suspended and unsuspending... Anki 2.0 will soon not be supported... PLEASE make for 2.1!!!
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Thank you
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Great add-on!
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this is the one add-on I still miss for 2.1.
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I think the best anki add-on ever created
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Waiting for 2.1!
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Patreon supporter here, would love to see this updated for 2.1!
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Please update for supporting the new version of Anki.
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It's gamechanger. I mostly want to follow Anki's algorithm. I never liked that I had to. This add-on gives me control and flexibility.
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Need a 2.1 pleaaase !!!!!!
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This makes looking at cards while browsing so much easier and saves time
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Please update to 2.1, can't live without this add-on!
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love it ! we need it on 2.1 anki soon please :D !!
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AMAZING. Need this for 2.1 asap.
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Please, update it to Anki 2.1!!
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don't know how it work :(
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Brilliant add-on.
It is essential for me to be in a position to freely choose a card to remember.
Big thanks!
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Wowww!!! With this addon the Anki becomes much more powerful!
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Works great, thank you.
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Thank you
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Is there a way to add custom buttons to add/remove/edit tags directly from the previewer? For example a button that, when clicked, marks the card?
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This is awesome, to study a set of cloze (overlapping) cards in sequence, for example when you need to learn something super fast
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This add-on is great. Thanks for all your work glutanimate! I will echo the suggestion that someone else has already mentioned - having an option to turn on the ability to directly edit cards from the previewer would be awesome. I like to use pre-made deck so being able to read through the cards en masse and make edits on the fly would save a ton of time when making my first pass through the cards.
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nice job
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Thank you for sharing !
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Your add-on is a life-saver!
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great but some tips

it would be great to have addon which can directly edit card while studying or in preview mode. any one have any idea
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This addon is awesome!
Issue: It doesn't show cards properly when using cloze in multiple fields
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Very cool!

I leave my suggestion, it would be interesting to create an intuitive add-on to delete repeated cards not only from a deck but that is related to all it for example to those who made dowloads of several decks of the same language and have several cards repeated in them
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