ES2015 modules in Anki cards?

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Patrice Peterson

31 Jul, 2019 04:32 PM


I'm trying to add some Javascript to my cards (pretty much total noob here), and I'd like to use ES6 modules for ease of maintenance. This should work since at least Qt 5.12, and "Help > About" tells me my Anki 2.1.13 is using Qt 5.12.3 and PyQt 5.12.2, which, according to the above-linked comment, should enable ES6 features. Still, modules don't work.

This is the answer template I'm using:

<script type="module">
  import {say} from '_moduletesta.mjs';

And this is _moduletesta.mjs in my folder:

export function say(message) {

I believe this should print 42 to the attached Chrome debug console, but it does not. Instead, the inlined script appears to be silently ignored.

Edit: Crossposted to Reddit, the Qt forums and to the Qt bug tracker.

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