This article is for Visible Body Suite subscribers who want to use, create and edit Flashcards and Flashcard Decks in VB Suite. The article walks you through using Flashcard Decks, making flashcards, making decks, and editing both.
This short video reviews how to create your own cards and Decks, or search and add premade Decks.
Using and sharing Decks
Go to the Study section and select Flashcard Decks. All the decks you have in your account are listed in this section. There is also the option to add decks available on our website; select Get Premade Decks to load decks into your account.
- Select a deck from your account and launch it to see the first card
- Read the question on the front.
- Want to skip this card? Select skip
- Want to dive into VB Suite to find the answer? Select Explore
- Got the answer you think is correct? Select anywhere on the screen to flip the card to check.
- Mark the card with a thumbs up if you got the answer correct and a thumbs down is incorrect.
- Move on to the next card and repeat!
- When you’ve moved through all the cards in the deck, you will see a score
- On the Flashcard Decks’s thumbnail that score is reflected by a green score bar across the top every time you re-take the deck that score is updated!
Creating a Flashcard
Follow these steps to create a Flashcard:
- Open any 3D view in VB Suite and select Flashcard.
- Zoom and rotate to position the model within the Flashcard's margin.
- Choose Start on Front.
- Use the Add Text, Add Label, or Draw to put your questions on the front of the card.
- Use Add Label to tag structures you wish to be quizzed on. Select and drag the number of the label or the dot that points to the structure. Do this to position the label how you want it on the card.
- Use Draw to circle, highlight, make lines, point to any part of the 3D model.
- Use Add Text to type a question. Select and drag the textbox to position it how you want it on the card.
- Choose Flip to Back.
- Use the Add Text, Add Label, or Draw to put your answers on the back of the card.
- Any label on the front of the card will appear on the back of the card with two options; Double tap to enter to type in your answer or select Auto Label.
- Any questions added on the front of the card using Add Text or Add Label, use the same tools on the back of the card to enter the answer.
- Select Save. Consider a title and keywords that will help you find the Flashcard in Content Search.
- Flashcards are saved to the Flashcards section in the Study section.
Using the Draw Tool
When you select Draw inside a Flashcard, the Draw Tools palette appears. It includes a series of tools to annotate the image on either side of a Flashcard. Follow these steps to select objects, colors, line thickness, and opacity:
- From the top row, select an object to draw; pencil, highlighter, rectangle, ellipse, arrow, line, or eraser.
- From the second row, choose a color.
- From the last row, select line thickness and color opacity.
- Draw on the front or back of the card.
- Select the eraser from the top row to make corrections or use Undo, Redo or Clear Drawing from the bottom of the palette.
Creating a Flashcard Deck
Follow these steps to create a Flashcard Deck:
- Go to the Study section and select + New Deck.
- From the Flashcard menu that appears select the cards you want in the deck.
- Use the search to find specific flashcards by title or keywords.
- Use the 3 dot menu to filter the flashcards listed by title or date created.
- Once you have added all the cards you want, select Next to preview your deck.
- In the preview screen, you can Add, Reorder or Remove your flashcards.
- Use the 3 line menu to select and drag each card. Do this to put the cards in your deck in a specific order.
- Select Save, name your Deck, and add keywords. Consider a title and keywords that will help you find the deck in Content Search.
- Flashcard Decks are saved in the Flashcard Decks section in the Study section.