iOS - saving custom studies and statistics over time

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22 Aug, 2017 06:17 PM

I always want to do a few kind of studies (e.g. “pull out 10 random notes from stack X”). It would be great if there was the option to save this study, and then have some sort of graph that tracks my percentage correct over time.

So then whenever I open the app, I could do my “10 random German words” study and then as time progresses, I can hopefully see my 10% correct go up to 90%.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by drewmccormack on 24 Aug, 2017 08:39 AM

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    Thanks for the feedback.

    You can't do exactly what you want, but you probably already know you can see a graph for any set of notes that you select and study. So you could select the first 10 notes, and make a session for the 'selected notes'. The graphs that appear in the study session under 'statistics' are for those notes only. When you are happy with those, you could move on to the next 10 etc.

    We have considered adding a new type of stack we call a 'list'. It wouldn't actually contain the notes, but just aliases for them. The idea is you could drag notes in to create an ad hoc collection. Perhaps that would go a long way to what you are thinking, though it would be a fixed list of notes, not a rule.

    You can use Smart Stacks to generate rules. Perhaps you can come up with something that gathers together a set of notes based on dates, tags or similar. Might be another way to do something like what you are asking for.

    But mostly, I would say you are better just relying on our built in scheduling algorithms. They are already optimized for efficient learning, generating random daily collections to study. Stats for each stack are available, and already give you a goal to improve your retention.

    Kind regards,

  2. drewmccormack closed this discussion on 24 Aug, 2017 08:39 AM.

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