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SuperMemo: Overview articles

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:

  1. Six steps to excellent memory - why should you use SuperMemo in the first place
  2. SuperMemo Decalog - ten most important things to remember to ensure SuperMemo works for you!
  3. Step by Step: User's Guide - you can learn SuperMemo sequentially by gradually mastering thirty most useful techniques 
  4. Formulating knowledge in SuperMemo - how to make sure that you do not waste time on memorizing things that are not memorizable!
  5. Incremental reading - how you can simultaneously read a great number of articles at the same time 
  6. Topics vs. items - topics are articles that you read or review passively, while items are used for testing your knowledge. Understanding the difference if important for optimizing your learning process 
  7. Using templates - templates can be used to quickly create many complex items having the same look
  8. Using categories - categories help you create groups of items with a similar look, stored in a dedicated section of the knowledge tree in the contents window
  9. Devouring knowledge- how SuperMemo helps you read articles in electronic form (e.g. as available from the web)
  10. Forgetting index - you can regulate the speed of learning
  11. Using registries - registries in SuperMemo store sorted objects such as texts, images, sounds, fonts, mind maps, etc.
  12. Using text components - summary of advantages and shortcomings of various text components: plain text, rich text, HTML, etc. 
  13. Dealing with difficult material - 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
  14. Using subsets - you can store a subset of elements on the disk and later use it for testing, review, statistics, etc.
  15. Flow of knowledge in SuperMemo - how to maximize the speed of adding quality knowledge to SuperMemo
  16. Theoretical aspects of SuperMemo - advanced discussion of the theoretical potential of learning with SuperMemo
  17. Creating the knowledge tree - knowledge tree in the contents window helps you organize elements in groups
  18. Using Mercy and Mercy criteria - if you neglected repetitions and have too much to repeat, Mercy will help you
  19. Using tasklists - you can use SuperMemo in time-management by keeping your to-do lists in your collection
  20. Using Plan - you can use SuperMemo in time-management by optimally adjusting proportions of time spent on various activities
  21. Using E-mail in SuperMemo - how you can prioritize e-mail with SuperMemo or send pieces of your collection to others 
  22. Using HTML - you can view individual HTML pages or entire websites from within SuperMemo. You can also insert links to other elements, registry images, pages on the web, MS Office applications, etc.
  23. Using scripts - scripts can add life to your collection. They are like little computer programs but much simpler!
  24. Creating advanced tests - you can create multiple choice tests, drag-and-drop tests, point-and-click tests, etc.
  25. Using element filters - you can locate elements meeting certain criteria by using element filters
  26. Using OLE - you can add to SuperMemo files created in MS Word, Excel, Mind Manager, MS Equation, etc.
  27. Translating collections to other languages - you can easily translate your collection to another language
  28. Translating SuperMemo interface - you can translate SuperMemo interface to your native language in minutes
  29. 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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