Author Archives: Alex

MindManager 2017’s new features in action – 1: HTML 5 export

A Happy New Year to all Sociamind readers and welcome to the first post of 2017. What is HTML 5 export and what does it do? While MindManager 2017 (MM 2017) did not give users everything they wanted, it did deliver … Continue reading

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MindManager 2017 “sneak peeks” summarised: what we now know about the new version

Following on from the MindManager for Windows 2017 preview which I discussed in a recent post, Mindjet has just completed a series of five sneak peeks looking at some of the key features of the new version. These demonstrate a … Continue reading

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Update: Good news on Google searching in MindManager

In my last post I described some work-arounds to cope with the recent and sudden demise of MindManager’s Google search map part, due to changes in the Google search API. The map part allowed users to undertake Google searches within MindManager (MM) and … Continue reading

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Web searching in MindManager without the Google search map part

Why was the Google map search part so useful… For those of us who use MindManager (MM) for research purposes, the sudden demise of the program’s Google map search part has left a serious gap. It was also one of … Continue reading

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Mindjet releases preview of MindManager 2017

The following is a copy of post that I recently made on the MindManager Forum regarding the features of the next version of MindManager 2017, to be released later this year. Mindjet have just released a “preview” of MindManager 2017 due … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of MindManager Word Importing – Part C: Task Lists

This is the third in a series about importing Word documents into MindManager (MM), relying in part on the program’s ability to recognise its own Word formatting to recognise specialised fields. In the first part I covered how to import paragraph-based documents … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of MindManager Word Importing – Part B: tables

This is the second in a series about importing Word documents into MindManager (MM). In the first part I looked at the options for importing paragraph-based documents and retaining the heading structure in the topic hierarchy of the resulting mind map. In … Continue reading

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The ins and outs of MindManager Word importing – part A: standard Word documents

Background In my last post I discussed in detail a process I have developed to import a task list from Word into MindManager (MM). This process uses a unique feature of MM – when it sends a document the other … Continue reading

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Sending tasks from Word to MindManager (with a little help from Excel)

Update: I have published an updated and simplified method for importing task lists from Word which does not rely on splitting the table into rows as described in the post below. This is Part C of a series of articles on importing … Continue reading

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Freestyle – how to deal with MindManager styles in documents exported to Word

Welcome to the first Sociamind post of 2016. Recently I described my technique for using MindManager (MM) to write blog posts which involved exporting a map to Word and then importing from there to WordPress. I extolled the virtues of … Continue reading

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