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Compose toolbar

Compose toolbar can be used to add components to your elements (e.g. texts, pictures, sounds, video, etc.). This toolbar can be found on the main docking toolbar (if visible) or displayed with Window : Toolbars : Compose on the main menu (you must choose File : Level : Middle or Professional for the Window item to be available on the main menu):

An alternative way of adding components to your elements is to choose options from Edit : Add components menu. You can also paste texts or pictures directly from the clipboard (e.g. with Shift+Ins). In such a case, SuperMemo will create new components for you.

To automate changes to the looks of many elements at the same time, read about templates.

Here is the use of individual buttons:

All component buttons listed above make it possible to add new components to the element display area. 

To add a new component you need three mouse clicks:

  1. on the button corresponding to the component type (on the Compose toolbar)
  2. on the top-left corner of the area where the component is to be placed (within the element window)
  3. on the bottom-right corner of the component area

For example:

Frequently Asked Questions

(Vaclav, Jun 23, 2001)
Can sound components convert WAV files to MP3 (as image components convert BMP to JPG)?
No. You need a separate utility to convert WAV files to MP3