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How to Create a New Map

1. Open a Map


Begin by opening a blank map to start mapping

From the dashboard screen, click on the blank document icon.

dashboard blank map icon focused

 

Enter a title by double-clicking the Title text (or pressing Enter) and type the name of the map.

Or begin by opening a map with pre-set style to start mapping.

From the dashboard screen, New tab, select a style.

dashboard map style

From the map Select Style menu (File> New> Select Style)

select style map

Enter a title by double-clicking the Title text (or pressing Enter) and type the name of the map.

Or begin by opening a template (sample) map to start mapping.

Click the mapping screen icon from the dashboard.

mapping screen icon from dashboard

File> New> Template

template files from File New

Enter a title by double-clicking the Title text (or pressing Enter) and type the name of the map.

2. Create Topics


Select a topic by clicking on the topic. An orange outline with arrows on each side will appear.

select a topic

Press the spacebar to create a branch.

new branch

Enter topic text.

new topic text

Hit Enter key to complete.

new topic text completed

Quicker Method: Select the topic and just start typing which will automatically create a new branch.

However, the above spacebar key> text > Enter key sequence gives rhythm to creating and generating new ideas.

3. Edit Topics


Select a topic by clicking on it.

 

edit topic

Press the Enter key and you will see the text highlighted. Start typing new text.  When done press the Enter key again to complete your edit.

Press Enter to Edit

Or double click the word to edit or single-click the letter to change the single letter.

 

double click word single click letter

 

4. Save a Map to Local Computer


Click the Save icon from Quick Access Toolbar (Option 1)

save map

Keyboard Shortcut Keys (Option 2)

Ctrl + S

From File Menu (Option 3)

File>  Save

save menu

You can choose to save it to your local folder such as Documents or to your cloud drives such as OneDrive.

 

 

5. Save a Map to Google Drive (Built-In)


Go to File> Save as> MindMapper File> Google Drive

save as to Google Drive

Log in with your Google Account and please allow permission for MindMapper to access your Google Drive.

login google account

 

 

 

 

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