An error while importing word or excel file even adopting right method of UTF-8 conversion

the followin error appears each time kindly help please…


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Anki 2.1.51 (cf78a555) Python 3.9.7 Qt 5.15.2 PyQt 5.15.5

Platform: Windows 10

Flags: frz=True ao=False sv=2

Add-ons, last update check: 2022-05-04 18:53:37

Caught exception:

Traceback (most recent call last):

File “aqt.importing”, line 197, in accept

File “anki.models”, line 559, in save

File “anki.models”, line 542, in update

File “anki._backend.generated”, line 861, in add_or_update_notetype

File “anki._backend”, line 146, in _run_command

anki.errors.CardTypeError: Card template ⁨2⁩ in notetype ‘⁨Basic⁩’ has a problem.
Expected to find a field replacement on the front of the card template.

Try to import into a different notetype, or fix this one:


Thanks for replying … I tried with excel file but that even didn’t work out and similar error pressist can you please suggest some otger format than UTF-… WHICH are compatible with Anki

As I’ve said, this is about the notetype, not the file format. Please refer to the link above to read how you can resolve the issue.