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  1. Provide a way to add application specific links.

    I use Evernote as a reference system and love to do direct links on these notes. The links look like this e.g. evernote:///view/9939548/s90/a2503f3b-1d40-4337-b277-66ad0fe9ad18/a2503f3b-1d40-4337-b277-66ad0fe9ad18/

    There are a few other applications in my portfolio with the same way to reference into artefacts inside the applications.

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      under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Typing math equations

      It would be great if imind-map allows typing of math equations on branches. Right now it is only user-friendly to the business world.

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        under review  ·  17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • improve notes view

        In iMindMap 4, notes appear close to the branch you're interested in and at a sensible size. In 5 they appear in a tall thin window on the right of the screen which can be far from the relevant branch and is painful for notes better suited to landscape format (eg images). The HTML tab was useful too. ps entering these comments doesn't work very well in IE9, I get a tiny box in a very tall thin window.

        151 votes
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          under review  ·  23 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • import from exel, word , project, powerpoint

          I'm suprised that you haven't included that ability to import from office documents. I see that some mind mapping files from other vendors can be opened but not the office suite.

          I've used MindMapper 2009 previously and that can both import and export from office.

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          • Adding custom icon

            I am using imind map 5. I Icons are a great way to add graphical depth. Is there a way to add new icons(made by me) to icon library of imindmap 5.

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            • Ability to search for MindMaps and search keywords within your mindmaps

              I would like the ability for you to introduce a search mechanism within your devices (ipad, ipad, desktop etc) so that I can can search:
              - for mindmaps within folders,
              - keywords within my mindmaps
              - 1st branch
              - 2nd branch
              - 3rd branch etc

              I would also like the results page to show where the keywords appear in my mindmaps so that I could potentially link the mindmaps together. e.g. the word 'car' appears in "Automobiles mindmap; Weekend mindmap"

              For example, if I was working as a Project Manager renovating multiple houses, I might create a branch related to…

              106 votes
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              • Improvement in Central Idea text visualization

                One of Buzan´s main principles is the importance of the Central Idea. I try to follow this by varying as much as possible the central ideas of my mind maps (googling for images). The problem is that I cannot read central idea text if I do not use the options offered by Imindmap. So you should give us the option to put text in othe positions (under or over the image) and to create coloured backgrounds to contrast with the text, so it´s readable.

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                • Feature: Link Branch to Branch Across M-Maps

                  LINK BRANCH TO BRANCH ACROSS MAPS - I would like the ability to be able to link branches across mind maps. Association arrows are clunky and also not possible with child mind maps. Multiple maps can end up wanting to point to the same topic but it is WITHIN a mindmap on a specific branch. This would be awesome for flexible navigation.

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                  • Provide a way to change printing preferences

                    My default printer settings are set to print in gray scale. However, I often want to print my mindmaps in full color.

                    Could you provide a way to manipulate my printer settings very much as I would be able to do in for example MS Word or Excel?

                    65 votes
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                    • improve notes view, link

                      Notes:
                      1 Broken images in notes tips on branch.
                      2 It is not clickable links in notes.
                      3 There is no find option in notes view.

                      Link
                      1 I can't edit link manually by text.

                      63 votes
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                      • Provide import of XMind maps

                        XMind is another popular and free (basic version) mindmapping tool. It would be great if iMindMap could import XMind maps.

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                        • Portable iMindMap Viewer

                          to carry on USB so you can save mindmap on USB and view / present on PCs without need for installing iMindMap.

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                          • Windows 7 issue

                            When opened, iMindMap5 usually forces me to click on its program icon three times in Windows 7's task bar in order to get it up on screen. The first two clicks do nothing. There's also a problem with Window's Alt+Tab functionality, in that when iMM5 and two or more other programs are running iMM5 usually doesn't accept Alt+Tab as a method to select it first time. The program icon keeps ignoring selection and I have to resume Alt+Tabbing to find where it's gone to in the list of other program icons and then Alt+Tab to it again before it comes…

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                            • We need Pen computing native in the application.

                              I have used Mind Manager for 1O+ years and cannot believe I cannot use my Pen Computer native in the application. This needs to change quickly as the pen is the natural extension to the creative mind and the basis on which mindmapping is built.

                              32 votes
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                              • Enable Windows 'Snap' in iMindmap 8 (so that dragging its window to monitor edges resizes application to half the screen)

                                iMindmap does not (unlike all other windows software I own) allow you to 'snap' to the screen edge.

                                It really enhances productivity to be able to do this (especially on large or wide monitors) as you can with a couple of gestures flip between having two programs displayed side by side (e.g. an email of notes next to a related mindmap) and then with a another gesture have iMindmap fill the screen again.

                                At the moment I have to manually and clunkily resize iMindmap by dragging window edges which feels very 10 years ago ;) Hope you can help. Thanks.

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                                • Mac interface with iCal and address book

                                  Can you add features that will Mac to interface with iCal for projects needed to be added to my calendar. Can you add interface to add contacts from Mac Address book.

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                                  • Editable backgrounds

                                    At the moment, all of my mindmaps are displayed on the standard white background. I was thinking that it would be really good if I could select a custom background so that when the mindmap is saved as a PNG, there is a clear background which frames the mindmap and doesnt see it floating in space if it is uploaded to a website with a white background.

                                    At the moment, if you look at one of my mindmaps on www.otstudent.info they are all floating.

                                    I'd like to have them on a 'graph paper' or 'lined paper' style background that make…

                                    29 votes
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                                    • Keyboard shortcuts all well and good. But...

                                      I've noticed that while there are some 'real' shortcuts built into iMindMap (Ctrl prefixed, or Function Key related) - there is no option to use Alt-prefixed keystrokes to operate the menus/ribbons. This makes iMindMap useless for me, since as a 'keyboard krazy' (not a 'mouse maniac') I endeavour to use all software with minimum departure from the keyboard where I am (touch) typing my input fast and furious!!

                                      Sorry, but this rules iMindMap out as an alternative to MindManager for me.

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                                      • Handwriting recognition & Image Draw on iMindMap Mobile (for Android & iOS)

                                        It would be awsome having Handwriting recognition & Image Draw on iMindMap Mobile (for Android & iOS).

                                        In the beginning, mind maps were made mainly by hand. At that time, we drawn our own pictures and wrote by hand. I know that nowadays it is possible to insert digital pictures or writing using virtual keyboard. It is good, but it is not productive when you are doing a "real time" mind map (while you are watching a class or a presentation).

                                        I suppose iMindMap for Android & iOS could implement these features.
                                        Drawing branches by hand is already available. But…

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