TheBrain 12 expand/collapse mechanics, part 1

EDIT2:More details have emerged here:https://forums.thebrain.com/post/no-documentation-collapse-hereexpand-here-is-super-weird-someone-explain-those-commands-to-me-please-11257388?pid=1321534789Will update this once a new version is out (higher than 12.11). EDIT:Just realized that TheBrain 12 could export Notes as a PDF, so I added that. I mean…. I knew that, but I never had a use case before, so I didn’t think of it immediately.Not exactly interactive, but itContinue reading “TheBrain 12 expand/collapse mechanics, part 1”

TheBrain 11 keybindings: adding web-links and images as Thoughts or Attachments

First some prerequisite terms: active Thoughthighlighted Thought The active Thought is the Thought, that is centered on the Plex. It has a red rectangle around it referred to as “Active Thought, outline” around it, as well as a red circle referred to as “Focussed Thought, circle”.The highlighted Thought is the Thought, that at any givenContinue reading “TheBrain 11 keybindings: adding web-links and images as Thoughts or Attachments”

SuperMemo 18: importing a new font

So you know of a font, that you like and wish to see your items in. Say, you really like”Recursive”, because it is so recursive, because it is so recursive, because it is so recu…..Anyway, you type “recursive” into the search box in Toolkit>Options>Font>Question Font and only find nonsense fonts that starts with @ forContinue reading “SuperMemo 18: importing a new font”

TheBrain 11 keybindings: Thought Creation basics

Today we’ll introduce two more UI elements in TheBrain, but won’t discuss them more than necessary. The Search box: The Thought-Creation-Dialog: For the Thought-Creation dialog, we use the following essential commands: create Child/Parent/Jump-Thoughts Those are mapped by default to F6/F7/F8 respectively. Nothing much to say here, they work well. We can change our mind aboutContinue reading “TheBrain 11 keybindings: Thought Creation basics”

TheBrain 11 keybindings: Selection and Navigation Basics

UPDATE:changed “crosshair” to highlighter, cause that makes more sense Note: To follow along, you should set the keybindings manually try doing the same things as I’m showing. Here is a tutorial Brain for this, which you may download here. These are the shorctus I use many dozens of times per day and they form theContinue reading “TheBrain 11 keybindings: Selection and Navigation Basics”

TheBrain 11 keybindings: overview

A tutorial series on moving quickly and efficiently in TheBrain 11 to focus on what matters All posts in the series Selection and Navigation BasicsThought Creation basicsadding web-links and images as Thoughts or AttachmentsFocus and Splitter PanesPins and Homethoughtsmore Selection toolssetting keybindings quicklySettingsviews and windowsNotes Editordeletion/forgetting/unlinking[insert some other stuff, structure is best guess atm]helpful AHK scriptsContinue reading “TheBrain 11 keybindings: overview”

deleting all Timeline-events in TheBrain 11

As of TB 75 you simply click there and do this. This is the easiest case.Simply open the Report-sidebar, specify the time range between 1999 and 2040. (that should likely cover all events, unless you’re a timetraveller who’s been using TheBrain before it was published or have in intimidatingly long time horizon) Save the ReportContinue reading “deleting all Timeline-events in TheBrain 11”

OneDrive SuperMemo sync

[epistemic status: this works fine, it’s rough around the edges though.] scenario:You want to work on SuperMemo on two different windows machines. Like one desktop and one Laptop. Instructions are for Windows 10 and SuperMemo 18 (but should only differ in minor details for other versions) prerequisites: on both machines have OneDrive installed (and ensureContinue reading “OneDrive SuperMemo sync”