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What feature would you like to see in the next version of Stackz?

Test tool requiring to type the answers
Improved file content management
Remove well-known entries from the revision process
Audio playback of native speaker
Audio playback, and recording/playback own voice

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Teskal

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Re: New features
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2008, 09:25:05 AM »
- If I export something, I can't choose that the Name of the lesson, in which was a vocable, to appear before the vocable. It would make it lot of easier to modify stackz-files from the stackz homepage, if I could export them, put them in Excel and have in the first entry the lesson name.

Example:
In the moment it exports in this format:
二   に   zwei   Zahlen
三   さん   drei   Zahlen
四   し/よん   vier   Zahlen
五   ご   fuenf   Zahlen
六   ろく   sechs   Zahlen
七   しち/なな   sieben   Zahlen
出張   しゅっちょう   Geschaeftsreise   Meishi
社員   しゃいん   Firmenangestellter   Meishi
外出   がいしゅつ   Ausgehen   Meishi
散歩   さんぽ   Spaziergang   Meishi
ノート   のうと   Heft
ボオルペン   ぼるうぺん   Kugelschreiber
メガネ   めがね   Brille

But I want:
Lesson1   二   に   zwei   Zahlen
Lesson1   三   さん   drei   Zahlen
Lesson1   四   し/よん   vier   Zahlen
Lesson1   五   ご   fuenf   Zahlen
Lesson1   六   ろく   sechs   Zahlen
Lesson1   七   しち/なな   sieben   Zahlen
Lesson2   出張   しゅっちょう   Geschaeftsreise   Meishi
Lesson2   社員   しゃいん   Firmenangestellter   Meishi
Lesson2   外出   がいしゅつ   Ausgehen   Meishi
JLPT4   散歩   さんぽ   Spaziergang   Meishi
JLPT4   ノート   のうと   Heft
JLPT4   ボオルペン   ぼるうぺん   Kugelschreiber
JLPT4   メガネ   めがね   Brille

- If I created many lessons with Excel, I must import one lesson after another. Copy first lesson, import it, copy second lesson, import it, ..., copy lesson 100, import it and so on. It would be lot of easier if Stackz recognize the first entry (from the first column) as the lesson name and import all lessons correctly automatically in Stackz.

Example, if I copy the following:
Lesson2   社員   しゃいん   Firmenangestellter   Meishi
Lesson2   外出   がいしゅつ   Ausgehen   Meishi
JLPT4   散歩   さんぽ   Spaziergang   Meishi
JLPT4   ノート   のうと   Heft

It should put the first 2 entries in the lesson "Lesson2" and the last 2 entries in the lesson "JLPT4"

- For the test and learn mode, it would be fine if stackz could display not only one font, it should randomly display the vocables with different Japanese Fonts. Which and how much Fonts should be choosable in the options. The reason is, if I learn a vocable with only one of the fonts like MSMincho. I recognize the Kanji very often only in MSMincho. When Stackz test the vocables random fonts (for example with MSMincho, MSGothik, Sword Kanji, Kanji Stroke Order and Meiryo), my lazy brain must start to recognize not only one "picture" of the Kanji.

- If I mark some lessons and choose edit, it should be possible to move vocables to other lessons. Sometimes I made lessons with many similiar vocables and I can't move them into other lessons, without much work, because I must delete the entry and insert it into the other lesson. And it would delete the statistik for this vocable.

- there is one error in Stackz, if I choose that a lesson should be repeated after 7 days, I get the complete black color after 6 days, not 7. The time I choosed is always one day smaller. It is not really important, I set 8 days and get my 7 days.  :)

pwdennis2

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Re: New features
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2008, 02:05:34 PM »
Here are my suggestions at the moment:

- Support for Greek and Hebrew languages
- Synchronize wordlists between PC and mobile
- For each lesson within a wordlist, allow a different number of attributes and different attribute titles
- Display the attribute name somewhere in the pane that displays the attribute

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Re: New features
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2008, 02:19:19 PM »
One more thing: for the PC version, an automatic pop-up reminder at regular intervals to learn new cards, similar to the Train Your Brain program at digitaldominion.com. It would be great if Stackz would pop-up five cards for me to learn every 1-2 hours.

Chris

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Re: New features
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2008, 06:40:18 AM »
- Support for Greek and Hebrew languages
- Synchronize wordlists between PC and mobile
Are you talking about PalmStackz? (Just guessing because of some other posts of yours...)

- For each lesson within a wordlist, allow a different number of attributes and different attribute titles
This would cause trouble with the skills... if you deal with a specific skill, the needed attributes must be there.
How do you want to anticipate the answer if you don't know what's supposed to appear? (Unless you know your content by heart anyway :-)

- Display the attribute name somewhere in the pane that displays the attribute
Yes this wuould be a precondition for the above... but the entire concept with the "Skills" is not easily combined with this.