How to create a list on a back side fast?

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Ben Treeser

08 Mar, 2013 08:19 PM

Hi guys,
I'm totally new to Anki and I'm wondering how to create lists fast? Of course I could manually create lists by writing LaTeX/HTML code but this just takes to long. Isn't there any shortcut? I googled for hours, yet I didn't find any solution.

Greets, Ben

  1. 1 Posted by ccl09c on 08 Mar, 2013 08:25 PM

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    I don't have access to Anki at the very moment so I can't test this first, but is creating a list in your favorite word processor and copy-pasting to Anki an option for your workflow? Be sure to uncheck strip HTML (Tools -> Preferences).

  2. 2 Posted by Soren Bjornstad on 08 Mar, 2013 09:01 PM

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    Adding a list button is on the todo in the future. In the meantime I like the copy-paste idea. If your lists are always a relatively small number of items, you could perhaps create a template where you filled in several fields and the template took care of the HTML formatting.

    An add-on could probably also add a list option, as it's simple HTML.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Damien Elmes on 09 Mar, 2013 06:29 AM

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    - one
    - two
    - three

  4. 4 Posted by BenTreeser on 09 Mar, 2013 07:13 AM

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    @Seron & @Damien: the problem is there is no automatic word wrapping for long sentences.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Damien Elmes on 09 Mar, 2013 07:24 AM

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    If the words exceed the length of the screen they wrap for me. You can
    also set your card template to be left aligned to make them more
    easily readable.

  6. 6 Posted by BenTreeser on 09 Mar, 2013 08:12 AM

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    I mean there is no aligning on the same line to the left:

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Damien Elmes on 09 Mar, 2013 09:21 AM

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    That's true, but you asked how to do it quickly and using hyphens is the fastest way.

  8. Soren Bjornstad closed this discussion on 22 Mar, 2013 01:06 AM.

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