Category Archives: Filtering and Formatting

What’s new in MindManager 2019 1: SmartRules outsmart Power Filters

I noted a year ago in reviewing MindManager 2018 that the range of graphic elements brought to the program since its purchase in 2016 reflected Corel’s design heritage and suggested that there could be more to come. Corel’s makeover has … Continue reading

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MindManager Shortcuts: 5 – Colouring topics by category

Colouring topics based on tags or icons is an effective way to visually categorise them in a complex mind map. However, while the ability to colour text tags has been added to MindManager, the program still does not provide direct … Continue reading

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MindManager Shortcuts: 4 – the power of Power Select

Most MindManager (MM) users are acquainted with the program’s Power Filter feature, which provides a facility to show, hide or (from MM2017 onwards) fade topics which match filter criteria. However, a lot of people overlook the Power Filter’s close cousin, … Continue reading

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MindManager Shortcuts: 3 – filtering with conditional formatting UPDATED

In this the third in an occasional series of articles on MindManager shortcuts I’m describing how to use conditional formatting as a more user-friendly alternative to power filters. Many of these posts are based on solutions I’ve suggested in response to … Continue reading

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MindManager Shortcuts: 2 – using “secret” markers

MindManager is a great program but it has its shortcomings; this is the second in an occasional series of articles on how to overcome some of these. Many of these posts are based on solutions I’ve suggested in response to questions … Continue reading

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MindManager Shortcuts: 1 – selecting topic levels

MindManager is an incredibly versatile and useful program but it has its shortcomings, so I thought I’d start an occasional series of articles on how to overcome some of these. Many of these posts are based on solutions I’ve suggested in … Continue reading

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Corel and MindManager 2018 – adding the new, transforming the old (part 2)

In this series I’m exploring some of the new features as well as a few improvements to older ones in the recently-released MindManager 2018. In the first part I looked at improvements to a recently-introduced feature, Map Roll-ups, as well … Continue reading

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