It would be a ‘god level feature’ if I could use LLN to make or add to an Anki deck of flashcards for each starred/saved subtitle line with subs2srs level of quality from Netflix content.
Especially if it was configurable enough to allow multiple fields on either side of the card, arranged as the user chooses.
For example, for my needs, I’d have each card front include the episode or movie title, the audio clip, a still frame capture and the Chinese/target language subtitles (and, once support is added, the pinyin). Then I’ve want both the human and machine translations on the back.
Every user will have different requirements, so flexibility of configuration is important here, I think.
And again, huge huge thanks for this amazing learning tool. I’ve been very impressed to see suggestions made on the forums implemented almost immediately in the user interface. Very happy to pay for the premium service!
Hi. Sorry, was busy with Youtube version. Small update… we added a CSV export with more fields (for import into Anki or a spreadsheet), and also a JSON export (for programmers). This code is actually in the Youtube extension that is coming online shortly, and we’ll push it to the Netflix extension soon (currently trying to debug an issue).
Audio clips for flashcards is on the todo list… hope Netflix don’t mind … as is a simple flashcard app that syncs saved items automatically.
Is there any more detail on how to import to Anki? The “Export to Anki” works but for me the information is not loaded onto the Anki cards correctly (front and back info jumbled), and there are lots of what I think are HTML marks.
We’re simply advised to select the allow HTML option when importing so that we end up with Anki cards with only ‘front’ and ‘back’ fields included that have all the details composed together as HTML blocks that can’t be reconfigured in Anki.
As reported elsewhere, what we actually need is a CSV/TSV export that puts everything into its own columns so we can then use Anki’s powerful tools to layout our own cards as we wish. Then we could, for example, decide whether we want to have the show and episode title on the card, how it should be formatted and whether it should be on the front or back, etc. And we’d have the option to create multiple types of cards in the same deck that each include different combinations of fields with different types of formatting.
I got the trial to check out the Anki support but it’s basically unusable. Quicker to just copy and paste myself rather than mess around getting the formatting right.
If Anki had a JSON importer where we could map the JSON fields to our custom note type fields then that would be ideal. You can kind of do this with the importer as it is, if you choose field 5 for the expression and field 11 for the meaning. It still looks bad though, and if there is a comma in either field then you’re stuffed.
I will be manually creating the cards for the forseeable future, it seems. Don’t get me wrong though, the addon is a great tool.
It’s a bit more work but you could export to JSON and convert the JSON to CSV. That way you can create a field for whatever info you want. I made fields for everything so that import is quicker and I have all the available data immediately. You will want to make sure the first field on the note is something other than source though, something unique to each note.
Just a note that Anki has a built-in card type for making fill-in-the-blanks cards. Using that would be a neater solution and would make the file exported from LLWN a lot cleaner. The card type is “Cloze Deletion”. Here is a link to the documentation.