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SuperMemo: Trimmed Interface

Trimmed interface contains a localization table which can be used in the Beginner and Basic levels of SuperMemo to remove all shortcut key combinations (e.g. to resolve keyboard problems in older versions of Windows)


3 steps are required to make the Trimmed localization table work on your computer:


STEP 1: Download Trimmed Localization Table

To download Trimmed Localization Table, please do:

  1. Click on the Trimmed Localization Table download link below:

    Trimmed Localization Table (37 KB)
    Download time: 21s @ 14.4 | 10s @ 28.8 | 8s @ 36,6

  2. In the File Download dialog box, click the Save button when your browser asks you if you would like to open the file or save it to your computer,
  3. In the Save as dialog box, click the Save button to save the trimupd.exe file to your computer.

    Info: By default (i.e. if you do not change either the name of the file or its destination location), the file will be saved as trimupd.exe on your disk C.


STEP 2: Install Trimmed Localization Table

To install Trimmed Localization Table, please do:

  1. Open the Run dialog box by clicking the Start button and selecting Run… (+R) from the Start menu,
  2. Type in the following path and name of the file in the Open: text box: C:\trimupd.exe,

    Tip: If you have selected a different location for the trimupd.exe file in the Save as dialog box when downloading the file, use the Browse… button to look through folders to find the file.

  3. Click the OK button to start the installation,
  4. In the Trimmed Localization Table Setup: Installation Directory dialog box, select the directory to install the Trimmed localization table in,

    Tip: By default, setup will copy the localization table in the TRANSLAT subdirectory of the SM2002 directory on the disk C. The SM2002 directory on the disk C is the default installation directory and path for SuperMemo. If you have installed your copy of SuperMemo in a different location than that above (i.e. C:\SM2002), use the Browse… button to locate and select your installation directory for SuperMemo.

  5. Click the Install button to start copying the file,
  6. In the Trimmed Localization Table Setup: Completed dialog box, click the Close button to exit the setup.

STEP 3: Setup the Trimmed localization table in SuperMemo

To set up the Trimmed localization table in SuperMemo, please do:

  1. Run SuperMemo,
  2. Select Tools > Options (Ctrl+Alt+O) from the program's main menu,

    Tip: For the sake of user-friendliness of SuperMemo, the program makes it possible to change the range of options available to a user through difficulty levels available by clicking File > Level from the program's main menu.
    If you are in the Beginner or Basic level, the Tools menu will not be displayed in the program's main menu. Consequently, you will not be able to access the Options dialog box to change the settings of the program. Use File > Level > Middle to go to the Middle difficulty level of SuperMemo where the Tools menu is available.

  3. In the Options dialog box, click the Language tab,
  4. On the Language tab, in the Localization language box, click the drop-down arrow, and then click Trimmed,
  5. Click the OK button to close the Options dialog box and save the change you have made.

Important: The Trimmed localization table will affect the SuperMemo interface only in the Beginner and Basic difficulty levels. It will not work in the Middle and Professional levels. Use File > Level > Beginner from the program's main menu to go back to the Beginner difficulty level of SuperMemo or File > Level > Basic to go back to the Basic level.