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How to use org-drill to memorize org-drill?

Say I want to memorize the cloze deletion syntax of org-drill by this topic, The problem here is when the answer is revealed the text is only displayed partially like it's been interpreted as a cloze ...
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How to install org-drill on Spacemacs?

The following is my failed attempt at installing org-drill on Spacemacs. I tried following instructions on https://bitbucket.org/eeeickythump/org-drill But there is no "org-modules" in my .spacemacs ...
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org-drill isn't letting me drill

I'm studying for finals and want to use org-drill . Org-drill sees my flash cards and places UUIDs in properties drawers (see the code snippet below). However, when I call org-drill-cram, it says it ...
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org-drill: set a maximum interval

org-drill allows you to configure the learning fraction (org-drill-learn-fraction) so that intervals grow over time. But it will grow without bound. How can I set a maximum interval?
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org-drill vs org-learn [closed]

When searched for space repetition mode for emacs org-drill is the one google lists and looks popular but org-learn is written by the current maintainer of emacs John Wiegely. Its hard to choose one ...
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org-drill doesn't load with spacemacs configuration

I am trying to load org-drill in Emacs with spacemacs configuration. I have added the module into .spacemacs file as: (custom-set-variable ;; ... '(org-modules (quote (org-bbdb org-bibtex ...
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Display count of tasks in agenda, instead of tasks, based on tag

I've read through all the questions here, and searched extensively online. Since I've started using org-drill, I have a lot of scheduled tasks with the tag :drill:. Instead of having all these tasks ...
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org-drill: invalid match tag ""

I don't understand the above error. When I try to start a drill session on my current buffer, the message org-drill: invalid match tag "" appears. I tired to customize the variable org-drill-match in ...
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Drill user specified tags with org-drill

I have multiple files with drill items. Many of them have additional tags to further categorize the drill question. There are times where I don't want to drill all due items but just the ones that ...
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Org-drill How can you retest yourself on completed / rescheduled drills?

As an example say, I run M-x org-drill on the spanish.org and mark all of them as 5 for how well I did. All of the drills are rescheduled for 5 days. If I try to run org-drill again I get I did not ...
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Can't load org-drill package

So I've been trying to learn and use both Emacs and Org-mode for a while and it has been going pretty well but I am certainly a beginner in these topics including Emacs Lisp. I found this really good-...
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Make org-drill allow reviewing "empty" cards

I'm trying to use org-drill with cards made up of one-line headings, which the documentation considers an "empty card" (that is, one without a body). The recommended way to make them show up in drill ...
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Org-Drill definitions: "drill item", "drill topic", "org topic"?

In this Overview of org-drill, what is the difference between "drill item", "drill topic", and "org topic"? Here is a quote from the "Introduction" section: Each topic is treated as a "flash card"....
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Is there some tool to convert anki cards (.apk) to org drill files (.org with special markers)?

Short Background I started learning Emacs 5 months ago and it has been a tough but awesome experience! I would like to get more muscle memory on some keybindings and commands and I think a flashcard ...
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Cloze items inside code block in org-drill

The title pretty much speaks for itself. Using the usual cloze syntax, e.g. #+BEGIN_SRC haskell absurd :: Void -> [a] #+END_SRC Does not work, as [a] is visible during the drill session.
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How do I install org-drill?

I want to use org-drill to do flashcard type training on my ubuntu computer as was showcased in a few youtube videos. It is not clear to me that it works out of the box in 2019. GNU Emacs 25.2.2 Org-...
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Use #+FILETAGS to set all headings the tag :drill:?

I'm trying out org-drill and have compiled a small list of headings that I'd like to set the :drill: tag to. I also read that one can set a "file-level" tag by using the #+FILETAGS method at ...
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Org-drill not working with verbs

has someone come across the same issue maybe: org-drill is a great package for spacemacs and works quite well out of the box for one- and twosided cards as well as clozes. However, I can for the ...
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