Should I use the Zettelkasten mode or notebook mode for this?
What do you think I should use for what I want to do:
I have multiple course scripts that claim to have a structure and chronological sequence, but to me they don't. I think the author is quite random and divides the same topic between multiple scripts. He interjects comments from earlier chapters, strange jokes... I can't learn facts that way.
I tried extracting the facts with index cards, but the text passages were too long.
So I want to do excerpts to learn by the excerpting itself.
Then learn the excerpted text passage.
I think this would work with Zettl, both as notebook mode as well as Zettelkasten.
Then I want to re-write a script, basically my own one.
I thought I might do this as a notebook, only Zettlr does not let me move Zettel (files) around (since they are sorted by Zettlr).
So I can't sort the Zettel in the order I'd like them to appear in my own script, which would not make separate small paragraph-sized Zettel into a new script. I'd still have to write a separate file, wouldn't I?
Since I can't sort Zettel in the order I want them to appear (by drag and drop), I thought I might try using Zettelkasten mode:
I would create the same paragraph-sized excerpts with tags, e.g. "communication".
Then, for learning, I can search for and review all Zettel tagged with "communication".
For my new script, I could search for the tag and copy-paste the content of the "communication"-Zettel into a text editor in which I create the script, in the order I want them to be.
At the moment I think idea number two is better, but I'm new to the Zettelkasten method as well as Zettlr, plus I think my project is a bit different from what Zettelkaesten are usually used for.
So what do you think?
Are my assumptions on how Zettlr works right?
Would you use Zettlr for this purpose at all?
Do you have suggestions how to set up Zettlr for what I want to achieve?
Also, I could use a more detailed documentation than the one on the Zettlr homepage.
I don't get how I'm supposed to create tags or strong links with IDs (am I supposed to remember what cards I already have that are related to that topic, after weeks, know their name, or even ID by heart, so I can add it to the new card??).
Thanks a lot!!!!