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Re: text-formatting

Post by Ernie » Thu Nov 04, 2021 11:56 am

There's no way to add an existing mp3 file of yours to a flashcard from within the app. The only way I support this is by importing your flashcards from an online source (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, my website). You would create a column titled "Sound 1" or "Sound 2" (etc) and in this column put the file name of the sound file. You would then need to put the sound files in the appropriate location online and then download into the app. The app will combine the text and the media files on download.

Re: text-formatting

Post by ctmdoctor » Tue Nov 02, 2021 4:33 am

good help for me!

here's another problem with audio

is there a way to select audio file except recording instantly?

Re: text-formatting

Post by Ernie » Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:35 pm

Pictures by default go at the bottom of all text. You can change it so pictures are shown at the top of the card:
Global Options > View > Picture Above Text > On

The sound play button is fairly fixed, near the bottom of the screen. You can control if the button is more towards left, right, or in middle:
Global Options > Control > Advanced > Play Button Location

If you want more control of picture positioning, you can put the picture name in the "Text _" column, as HTML:

Some text
<img src="example.jpg" width=400
Some text

Re: text-formatting

Post by ctmdoctor » Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:36 pm

that's not what I mean

maybe I should describe the question more clearly

how to control the position of image on card?

here is a card for example:

item2 image
item3 audio

so can I change the displayed position of image and audio on my card?

Re: text-formatting

Post by Ernie » Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:55 am

"and i want to ask how to manage the location of inserted image on card?"

I don't know what you are asking. If you want to add images to your cards, you can
1) enter the picture file names into your text/spreadsheet document. You then put the pictures in the correct location so the app can find them when you import from cloud. Where you put them depends on how you are transferring
2) add the picture from within the app

After installing deck, pictures are stored on device. Are you asking about where they are stored? If you have Android, they will generally be stored in internal memory, but you might be able to store on external memory by going to Global Options > Other > Store Media on External Storage. You might have to manually copy existing media from old to new location in this case.

Re: text-formatting

Post by ctmdoctor » Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:26 pm

oh I see

if I wanna remove these blank lines I should write text without new line, thanks

and i want to ask how to manage the location of inserted image on card?

Re: text-formatting

Post by Ernie » Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:09 am


If you have new lines in your text/html, the app will keep these new lines when displaying on flashcard. It sounds like you will want to remove the new lines in your text. <center> for example will put text on its own line. Because you have a new-line after </center>, the app will add another linefeed.

Re: text-formatting

Post by ctmdoctor » Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:37 pm

I create a card like this:

<center><color red>test</color></center>
<color blue>item 1</color>
<color blue>item 2</color>

and it shows normally but with lots of blank lines each other

so can these blank lines be removed?

Re: text-formatting

Post by Ernie » Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:04 pm

I totally agree. It's just it's not that easy for me to implement, but I want to eventually.

Some people have asked to support "markdown", where for example you can bold with asterisks: **this will be bold**

Having a "normal" text editor would be great, which is what I'd like to add eventually.

One option you might consider is to use Excel to enter your text, as you can format there. Then transfer using Dropbox or OneDrive. Your text will be converted to html.


Post by Jaylee » Wed Sep 29, 2021 2:34 am

Hi Ernie,

It would be great if the text-formatting (bold, italic) could be supported “without” typing HTML tags. Instead, I hope that I can use edit options/menus, such as Bold, Italic when I touch and hold an element in a text field.)

OR It would also be nice if HTML tags could be generated when the kind of tag button is clicked, such as the text editor in this forum.