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The File submenu on the main menu bar provides the following options (professional level):


Frequently Asked Questions

Keep your collections in one piece
Question-answer format is universal to all versions of SuperMemo

Use
template tags to export collections with an HTML template


Keep your collections in one piece
(
David Mckenzie, New Zealand, Apr 8, 1998)

Question:
Is there any point in keeping collections separate?
Answer:

No. Once you master contents categories and templates, there is no point. You gain global search, global registries, global repetitions, global optimization, etc. This would not be advisable back in SuperMemo 7 as item difficulty measure (E-factor) was dependent on the average difficulty of items in the collection. Presently, the item difficulty measure (A-Factor, or absolute difficulty factor) is absolute and does not depend on the context in which an item is placed (see: Algorithm SM-8). Only the length of the first interval will significantly be affected by the average difficulty of items in the collection. However, this shall not bear dramatically on the speed of learning. Especially that variable forgetting index for individual items makes it possible to set different first intervals for whole contents categories or branches of the knowledge tree


Use template tags to export collections with an HTML template
(Piotr M., Poland, Sep 23, 2000)
Question:
I use HTML export template but only one page gets exported and it does not include any collection material
Answer:
You need to use template tags such as #Pages#, #Element#, #Content#, #SuperMemo#, #Author#, #Download# to insert collection components. Insert all those tags in different places and see what happens


Question-answer format is universal to all versions of SuperMemo
(Mark Yang, Saturday, August 25, 2001 12:33 AM)
Question:
How can I import a text-based file in to one collection? For instance, if I've already created a tab-delimited file (compatible with SuperMemo Palm version), how can it be imported?
Answer:
You need to convert your file to question-and-answer format acceptable by all versions. See: File menu for more. You will find many examples of such files in SuperMemo Library: