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Suggest Starting Ease for the deck's options group

<10kB. Updated 2016-03-26. Only supports Anki 2.0.
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Description

* Calculates the average ease for the decks of the current deck's options group, and suggests setting the Starting Ease to a value halfway between it and 250%. Maybe that's not a very good idea. A starting ease that is too low wastes time (note that both eases should grow: you delete old hard cards, but also become better at making cards). See Ideas for a possibly better way. * Calculates the average ease of the current deck, and shows it if it's significantly different from the group's average ease (the deck might need a different group). * Boldens the text if the Starting Ease is farther from 250% than the average ease is. * The output is on the Study screen, and only when certain difference exists. * Subdecks of a deck are not considered its part, because that's how options groups work. Bugs * Buried cards are ignored. Ideas * A possibly better way: except for small decks, use (directly) the average ease of a significant amount of cards with the most recent First Review. How to do it manually: use the Advanced Browser addon to sort by First Review, move some recent cards to a separate deck, then find the average ease in that deck's statistics. Links * Source code repository (GitHub): github.com/aleksejrs/anki-2.0-suggest-starting-ease; * Old repository location (Gitorious): gitorious.org/anki-2-0-calc-optgroup-ease/anki-2-0-calc-optgroup-ease; * Another Ease-related add-on: Card-specific stats: time forecast and ease warner. Feedback? If you want me to notice your feedback soon, please use either: * GitHub issue tracker; * the TenderApp discussion area (mention the add-on name in the message title). Changelog by upload date * 2013-03-28: first version published here.

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A question

In your readme you say:

A possibly better way: except for small decks, use (directly) the average ease of a significant amount of cards with the most recent First Review.

How can you do that? I don't find the "first review" filter in Anki. And if I could get it, how do you get the average ease of a group of selected cards in the browser?
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Very useful

I've been using this to optimize the ease for various decks and card types (vocab vs names vs facts, etc..)

I'd like to see more info/features/built-in guidance on how to modify ease to meet specific goals (such as, how to aim for %90 accuracy w/o doing the math out by hand, or to see how the accuracy would be affected were the ease to be bumped up X amount)

Thanks again for the awesome add-on!
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