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  1. toggle flash card creation or ask for confirmation before making one

    I've just discovered ReadLang a few days ago and love it. Beautiful job.

    I do find the automatic flash card creation feature very useful, but sometimes I want to turn it off to just practice reading and keep my word list tidy. I'm new to reading Spanish and tend to highlight a lot (for the translations). Most of what I highlight I don't want saved in my word list. Alternatively, I'd probably be happier if it asked me to confirm each time it wanted to create a flash card.

    Anyway, based on your last blog post I guess you're done…

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      • Latin out of beta?

        I love ReadLang and have been using it to sharpen my own Spanish reading skills. I teach Latin to middle schoolers, and would love to have them use use ReadLang as a tool to read harder Latin texts. Any chance it will emerge from beta soon? Thanks! Rick Beyer

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          The reason it is still in beta is that I don’t have a good word frequency list of Latin words. This is used to prioritize learning with flashcards and to attempt to judge the difficult of each text.

          It still might be useful to try using Readlang to read Latin yourself and if you think it’s helpful to recommend it to your students as it is.

        • offer an export field that uses Anki's cloze syntax in reverse

          Hi Steve,

          can you also add an third export fields using the Anki cloze format like

          Context (Anki cloze with reverse translation):
          {{c1::translation::original word}}

          for reverse learning because Anki cannot switch front and back for cloze cards.

          Many thanks in advance.

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          • Running readlang on Microsoft Edge browser

            I seem to have trouble running readlang on Edge, where the translations appear over words. Is there a way to run it?

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            • Leave out parables

              Use more modern stories

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              • A list of webpages i have read using the web reader in my library

                Could there be a list of webpages i have read using the web reader in my library? I'd maybe like to go back to some of them and that would make it a bit easier.
                Thanks.

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                  • Having alternatives hidden in context.

                    It would be nice to have alternatives to a word hidden in the context.
                    Sometimes, I have a form of an adjective, e.g. "periculosus" (Latin) and in the context I use the form "periculosa", which I already added to the alternatives, but it isn't hidden.

                    Of course I could just make a new card for every form, but then I would have 10 - 20 cards for every word.

                    It would be nice if you add that.

                    Thanks.

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                    • Open Word Reference without giving focus to the text entry box.

                      It causes the on-screen keyboard to disply on my Android tablet and I am so tired of closing that thing every single time when all I want to do is see the definition of the selected word in the text, not enter a new word.

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                      • Referral

                        Hello, is there no referral system for readlang?

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                          • Feedback / or / idea for feature

                            Hello,
                            When I click on a text as "read", I like to have options, such as "archive", "hide"... etc.
                            Thanks!!!

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                            • Modify word definition when reading

                              Hello,

                              I'm wondering if when reading an article it is possible to change it's translation for a more appropriate one.

                              It is easy to have a look in the dictionnary for all meanings but I didn't find the way to select the denifition that suits the best for later on flash card work

                              Thanks
                              Nicolas

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                              • jump to page # or percentage of text

                                I'm reading a long novel in ReadLang. I lost my place (50% in) by accidentally jumping ahead to 84%. It seems there is no way to go back or forwards other than one page at a time. The app needs a "jump to..." feature or slider like other eBook readers.

                                Also, ReadLang now thinks I have read 84% of this book which I can't change.

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                                • Need the "reading" of the words highlighted too for japanese.

                                  When I click on a word it only shows me the meaning, I can't see the reading of that word which is consisted with kanji easily. It would be so much easier and faster if we could see the reading along with meaning just by clicking on a word.

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                                  • Blackbar

                                    The black bar at the bottom in flashcards bops up and down between each flash card. It is very distracting. It also doesn't sit at the fixed at the bottom of the screen. Also all the content fits into the page then it is just white space below the bar. It would be better if the black bar stayed stationary the bottom and as little of the page changed when moving though flash cards.

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                                    • Page moving

                                      When I click something that take me to the next slide the black bar at the bottom of the screen moves up and down it is very annoying, It would be better if it were static or only appeared if I moved my cursor over it or if it was attached to the bottom of the screen and not the bottom of the cards interface in "/learn". It is a big enough distraction for me to lose interest in this application.

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                                      • Should build some app for android and enhance high frequency word training

                                        That's a great idea with flashcards, but brouser refreshes the page each time I try to look a word in some other page, so all my progress disappears. Also it would be great to learn words with exact frequency only. For example, button for repeat only 7500 high freq words. Other words would be trained by guessing from the context.
                                        I would definetly pay for the service that simply remembers previous state and have smart SRS.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                          Your progress in the flashcards should be remembered if you are logged in. Readlang uses a SRS to schedule words – you’ll see a summary of when they are next scheduled after completing a flashcard session.

                                          Readlang prioritizes the most frequent words of those that you have translated based on a word frequency list of the top 50,000 words (assuming your learning language is not in beta mode).

                                          If you want to browse when in the middle of a flashcard session, I recommend simply opening another tab.

                                          Hope this helps. If I misunderstood your question please let me know.

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