Guide

Add node
Create new
Insert node
Edit node
Relation
Summary
Image
Link
Comment
Icon
Change style
Theme
Style
Share & Export
Others
Outline
History
Hotkey

Add node

After the login, you can create your own mind map. Adding nodes is the basic step.

Create new

1Choose New from the left panel and you can choose the template you want, including the common Mindmap, Org-Chart Map, Tree Map. Fishbone, etc.

Create New Mind Map

2In the Recommended Theme, you can choose the favorite one and get the exact same pattern. Then you can adjust the content and structure as you need.

Choose a Theme

Insert node

1To add sibling nodes, you can easily press enter on your keyboard. Or you can right click your mouse and choose Node from the list popping up. In addition, you can click Node from the top tool bar.

Add Sibling Node

2To add sub-nodes, just follow the similar procedures which are included in the sibling node part. Right click and select Sub Node. Or click Sub Node from the top tool bar.

Add Sub Node

Edit node

After finishing the main structure, you can move on editing it with features MindOnMap provides you with.

Relation

Select one of the nodes which you want to add a relation line to. Then click Relation from the tool bar. Point to the node which is related to the previously selected node. In addition, you can adjust its shape by dragging it.

Add Relation Line

Summary

Click Summary from the top tool bar and you can summarize the part you select to make it more clear.

Add Summary

Image

Select the node in which you want to insert an image. Click Image from the top tool bar and choose Insert image. Then Select folder where the desired image is stored. After all the steps, click OK and you’ll see the image in the node.

Insert image

Link

Quite similar to the image inserting, inserting links is easy to handle. Click Link next to Image and choose Insert link. Then finish the Link URL and the corresponding Text.

Insert Link

Comment

Choose Comment from the tool bar and click Add comments. Type your comments and click OK. Then you’ll see a text icon in the node. When you navigate to the icon, you can see the complete comments.

Insert Comment

Icon

The Icon option is on the right. Here are interesting and practical icons like Priority, Progress, Flag, and Symbol. You can choose one or more according to your need. What’s more, more icons are coming soon.

Add icon

Change style

Theme

1In the right toolbar, select Theme and you’ll see multiple themes for your choice. Choose your favorite one and a notice will pop up. Once clicking OK, the current one will be overwritten.

Select Theme

If you want to change the color of the nodes separately, navigate to Color. Here you can choose Single Color or Multicolor.

Change Color

3In addition, you can also change the background. Choose Backdrop under Theme. You can choose the Color only or Grid.

Change Background

Style

Navigate to the Style option. Here you can edit the Node and Connection.

1Under the Node option, you can change the color, Shape Style, Line Color, etc. of the selected node. If you want to change those of the sub node, choose the options under Branch. The Font is also available for change.

Change Node Style

2During the mind map editing, you can still change the connection way. Just choose the appropriate template.

Change Connection Style

Share & Export

1After all editing is done, you can click Share in the top-right corner. Check the box of Password and you can change it yourself. The Valid date is also on your decision. Then click Copy Link and Password and share the link with others.

Set Password Valid Date

You can see the shared files in My Share. Select Unshare and others won’t access your mind map through the previous link.

View My Share

2The export feature is powerful. You can export the finished mind map as JPG, PNG, Word, PDF, etc. with high quality.

Export Mind Map

Others

Outline

In the right tool section, you can see the Outline of your mind map structure.

View Outline

History

Navigate to History under Outline, you’ll see the History Version of your editing. You can restore them conveniently.

View History

Hotkey

In the bottom-left corner, by clicking the Keyboard icon, you can get to know all the useful hotkeys, which will save a lot of trouble.

Learn Mindonmap Hotkey