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MindGenius Essentials

this is a small mind map showing the basics of how to use mindgenius

Type and Return:

type and return icon

Type and return helps you build your maps quickly and easily by capturing what you type – no mouse, no dialogs.

To Get Started:

  • Select a branch to become the parent (new branches are added below the branch selected, as children).
  • Start typing the name of your branch, then press return.

Drag and Drop:

drag and drop icon

Drag and drop helps you recognise branches without the need to delete and re-add it.

To Get Started:

  • Select the branch or parent you want to move
  • Click and start dragging away from it’s current position
  • Hover the mouse over it’s new location, using the drop indicator to refine it’s new position
  • Release the mouse to complete the move

Map Explorer:

this is the map explorer icon used in mindgenius

The map explorer helps you make sense of large and complex maps. Use the map explorer to focus in on certain areas of the map, or to create a branch on screen.

To Get Started:

  • Choose which mode the explorer should operate in; focus or pan
  • Select a branch or parent
  • The map detail will drill down to view the parent branch and child branches selected