Overviews help you take a bird's eye view at individual problem areas in SuperMemo. They compile knowledge from different sections of the technical documentation and help you better understand step-by-step solutions:
- Six steps to excellent memory - why should you use SuperMemo in the first place
- Step by Step: User's Guide - you can learn SuperMemo sequentially by gradually mastering thirty most useful techniques
- SuperMemo Decalog - ten most important things to remember to ensure SuperMemo works for you!
- Formulating knowledge in SuperMemo - how to make sure that you do not waste time on memorizing things that are unmemorizable!
- Using templates - templates can be used to quickly create many complex items having the same look
- Creating the knowledge tree - knowledge tree in the contents window helps you organize elements in groups
- Using categories - categories help you create groups of items with a similar look and stored in a separate section of the knowledge tree in the contents window
- Devouring knowledge (Dec 2000) - how SuperMemo helps you read articles in electronic form (e.g. as available from the web)
- Using Mercy and Mercy criteria - if you neglected repetitions and have too much to repeat, Mercy will help you
- Incremental reading in SuperMemo 2000 - how you can simultaneously read a great number of articles at the same time
- Topics vs. items - topics are elements that are used to add synthetic introductions to the learned material
- Using subsets - you can store a subset of elements on the disk and later use it for testing, review, statistics, etc.
- Using registries - registries in SuperMemo store sorted objects such as texts, images, sounds, fonts, DLLs, OLE objects, etc.
- Using text components - summary of advantages and shortcomings of various text components: plain text, rich text, HTML, etc.
- Flow of knowledge in SuperMemo - how to maximize the speed of adding quality knowledge to SuperMemo
- Forgetting index - you can regulate the speed of learning
- Using tasklists - you can use SuperMemo in time-management by keeping your to-do lists in your collection
- Using Plan - you can use SuperMemo in time-management by optimally adjusting proportions of time spent on various activities
- Dealing with difficult material (Jan 2001) - you can quickly find the most difficult elements in the collection by using View : Other browsers : Leeches or deal with leeches one by one using Tools : Options : Leeches : Wizard
- Theoretical aspects of SuperMemo - advanced discussion of the theoretical potential of learning with SuperMemo
- Using E-mail in SuperMemo (Mar 2001) - how you can prioritize e-mail with SuperMemo or send pieces of your collection to others
- Using HTML - you can view individual HTML pages or entire websites from within SuperMemo
- Using scripts - scripts can add life to your collection. They are like little computer programs but much simpler!
- Creating advanced tests - you can create multiple choice tests, drag-and-drop tests, point-and-click tests, etc.
- Using element filters - you can locate elements meeting certain criteria by using element filters
- Using OLE - you can add to SuperMemo files created in MS Word, Excel, Mind Manager, MS Equation, etc.
- Translating collections to other languages - you can easily translate your collection to another language
- Translating SuperMemo interface - you can translate SuperMemo interface to your native language in minutes
- Using text filters - you can quickly process texts in your collection with text filters (e.g. to replace or remove a large number of different strings)
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