Category Archives: Viewing, Filtering and Formatting

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

Update: Unfortunately, in compiling and discussing the upgraded aspects of Power Filters and SmartRules in MindManager 2019 I left out one of the most important – the ability of SmartRules to write topic properties. This article which was originally posted in November 2018 and the accompanying table … Continue reading

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What’s new in MindManager 2019 2: Tag along for the view

In the first post in this series on the new features in MindManager 2019 I discussed the Corel’s increasing emphasis on the graphical and visualisation elements in MindManager (MM), starting with the additional conditional formatting options in the revamped SmartRules … 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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