Timer is still counting in-between cards !! Is it normal ?

Hey guys I’ve recently update anki from 2.1.35 into 2.1.52
Also I’ve started using the V3 scheduler

Recently however I’ve started noticing that anki timer is still counting even after answering a card and while reading the answer and extra fields. It doesn’t happen with me in the old version

Any fixes or suggestions? Is it the v3 scheduler ?

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It’s normal that the timer is still counting after showing the answer of the same card. I remember this being like this for quite some time. I don’t think it’s a V3-specific behavior. Maybe it was introduced after 2.1.35.

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Honestly this seems to me like weird behavior. Is there are reason for it not to stop?

The only reason I can think of is that it results in a more accurate representation of your study time. I guess these measurements are used to estimate the remaining time.

Maybe it’s better to differentiate between answer time and the total study time, i.e. measure once only for the time it takes to press answer and then another value for the total time you spent on the card.

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As far as I recall, it’s been like that for 10+ years. Including the answer-side time means the times match the average answer times in your stats, and I vaguely recall people complaining when it used to only include the question side time.

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