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Is there a way to make anki cards quickly?

When I tried making Anki cards for my first week of school, it took a long time. Is there a way to make it in a more time efficient manner? Thanks
 

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1. Avoid basic cards. Heavily utilize cloze and image occlusion.

2. Try to keep a 1:1 ratio of fact to card

3. Keep at it. Over time, you'll pick up little tricks that'll make you way faster than when you started
 
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Also, get AnKing or another pre-made deck and get really good at searching. I mostly utilize pre-made cards and supplement just a few of my own per lecture (5-10 maybe)
 
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I made cards quickly, I would take a snapshot of the screen and just cover certain words in diagrams or in paragraphs with image occlusion.
 
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I made cards quickly, I would take a snapshot of the screen and just cover certain words in diagrams or in paragraphs with image occlusion.
I tried this on my last exam and ended up with 100-150 cards per lecture. They were quick to get through, but it seemed excessive multiplied times 30 lectures.
 

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I tried this on my last exam and ended up with 100-150 cards per lecture. They were quick to get through, but it seemed excessive multiplied times 30 lectures.
i probably had 1500 cards per course.

Some out there are blessed with perfect memories. Mere mortals like myself have to exert excessive effort to have results where i wanted them to be. the act of making the card is also useful.

Pick your poison.
 
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I tried this on my last exam and ended up with 100-150 cards per lecture. They were quick to get through, but it seemed excessive multiplied times 30 lectures.

I tried it this way too. Now, I only make cards for slides that require rote memorization.
 

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I take screenshots of slides for the extra portion of cloze card types. Copy and paste sentences + cloze deletion. Lately I’ve been typing out sentences based on conceptual understanding for cloze deletion - active review while making cards.

for screenshots I use sharex which is a windows application and have hotkeys for selecting an area to screenshot. It automatically copies it to your clip board so just ctrl-v into the extra field.
 

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I take screenshots of slides for the extra portion of cloze card types. Copy and paste sentences + cloze deletion. Lately I’ve been typing out sentences based on conceptual understanding for cloze deletion - active review while making cards.

for screenshots I use sharex which is a windows application and have hotkeys for selecting an area to screenshot. It automatically copies it to your clip board so just ctrl-v into the extra field.
you dont need a screenshot app, windows key+shift+s , allows you to copy only a certain area on your screen, and then just ctl+v
 
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you dont need a screenshot app, windows key+shift+s , allows you to copy only a certain area on your screen, and then just ctl+v
But can it make gifs :unsure:

gotta give that a try. i like sharex though
 
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