How to do radicals of next level before vocabularies

Hello,
Is there any way to fix it of how to study radicals of new levels before the vocabularies? I want to do the lesson of the radicals first and then by the time I get my first review I want to study the vocabularies of the previous level.

For e.g. I will unlock my level 7 tomorrow and I am seeing that I still left with 45 vocabularies which are unlock on level 6. So can I do the radicals first of level 7 before study the vocabularies of level 6?

Is there any way to do it?

Thanks in advance.

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I’d recommend [Userscript] WaniKani Lesson Filter over Reorder Ultimate. But I’m not biased, I swear. :eyes:

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If, like me, you don’t want to install a browser extension, here’s a much simpler method.

  1. Start a review session
  2. Open the browser javascript console. In Chrome, you can do this with Ctrl + Shift + J.
  3. Paste in the following code and hit enter: $.jStorage.set('l/lessonQueue', $.jStorage.get('l/lessonQueue').filter(r => r.rad))
  4. It will initially seem like nothing happened, but once you complete the current batch of lessons, everything will be radicals. Try it and see! I’ve been using this method ever since I hit level 6.
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I don’t know why you’re so averse to browser extensions. In Chrome at least you can configure Tampermonkey to only run on wanikani.com if you’re that concerned.

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If, like me, you don’t want to install a browser extension, here’s a much simpler method.
>run javascript in the browser console

I think you might have an odd idea of what constitutes as a “simpler method” for non-developer folks.

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We’re not giant corporations, therefore we’re evil. Clearly an extension of any sort is hiding malware to steal personal information.

If you want simple, wouldn’t F12 be better?
Or, just make a bookmarklet? But wait… does that count as an extension? Could you trust an extension you wrote, or would it still be unsafe because… reasons?

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Thanks, I didn’t know about how to use script until now.

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I think you mean an alternative method :slightly_smiling_face: (because for most people, opening the dev tools and copy pasting code every time isn’t simpler…or safer than extensions if they don’t read the code)

(@JapanStar49 do you have an auto-heart script running or something? :sweat_smile:)

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Or, if like me, you’re on mobile, so browser extensions aren’t designed with your device in mind, and Tampermonkey isn’t available, you can use Tsurukame (an iOS app).

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This guide has a lot info about time-effective strategies to navigate WK, including scripts that were mentioned:

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I use the Reorder Ultimate too (first link you got)
And yes, if used as you asked it is a great tool! Just don’t be tempted to leave the Vocabs behind :wink:
It’s an amazing tool when used right, but horrible if misused (I had to reset once because of this script)

Because the danger of using the script, I would like to give an example of how it can be used right to maximise learning =)

This is based on 7 day levels, but works just as good on slower speed =)
I like to this order: Zero lessons left before level up (important).
On level up you earn new vocabs of the previous level as you guru the last kanji, those don’t count.

First day I do Radicals. Then I do the Kanji. Next day I start doing the vocabs, and space them out to have them done before the Radicals and Kanji Guru, and unlock more Kanji and vocabs.
I do the newly unlocked Kanji first, the vocabs the next few days. Have Zero before level up =)
And also Zero reviews daily, try to do them as they come in =)

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Lmao! I love seeing people use such methods and sharing it with others. Really interesting to see and I love the variety, thanks for sharing. I think I remember you posting this code somewhere before actually…
But calling it simpler is just rofl. Even though it’s ‘only’ copy pasting a line of code, the script already does that for me. Like, I don’t have to do anything at all, ANYTHING! It can’t get simpler than that and come on surely you can’t claim so.

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@JapanStar49 I can’t vouch for it on iOS, but at least on Android you can install browser extensions on Firefox. (Life changing!)

(I also use the Android app Flaming Durtles a little, but it doesn’t have native support for a couple quality-of-life extensions I use that I’m mostly too spoiled to live without… Definitely good for when I need to do reviews without internet access, though!)

Thank you so much.

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Which are those? I am just curious what you would need in order to use a mobile app more…

The ones I miss most are Do You Even Kana? (checks that you didn’t typo the kana given to you outside kanji) and Katakana Madness (displays on-readings in katakana). I’d miss even more if I ever did lessons via app (Niai similar kanji, lesson spoiler removal, etc.). But I don’t do reviews on my mobile that frequently anyway - only when “necessary” - because I type so much faster and more accurately on a normal-size keyboard.

On iOS, Tsurukame includes these. It’s just so small I barely even realize that they’re there… but I agree they are useful!

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