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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  ·  19 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.

        153 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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            under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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            • 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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                • 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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                    • 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…

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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.

                          30 votes
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                            under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 29 votes
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                            • Template Management ->Update, rename and, delete own templates

                              It would be nice to have templates managements with update, rename and delete own templates. Also think about share template features across iMindMap application and services (Android/iPhone/desktop/Freedom...) for ultimate users.

                              I.e. how can I migrate my existing templates to another computer in iMindMap 6? Also how can I share my Snipets?

                              23 votes
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                              • iMindmap for windows mobile devices?

                                iMindmap for windows mobile devices?
                                I would love to use my pda to create mindmaps with customers and then to be able to download them on my PC for enhancment

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                                • Loss of branch font propreties

                                  Branches lose their font properties when they are transferred from one branch to another (copy paste, cut paste 2) or when creating a child mind map.
                                  Example : If I make some branches bold or change it's text size; i lose those properties if i choose to cut-paste it within another branch or worse, if i chose to make a child map which basically makes me lose all the work I put into those branches.

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                                  • The ability to export maps as images WITH AN HTML IMAGE-MAP generated as well. Highly functional mindmaps easily become webpages.

                                    You have these working on your own web pages so must be able to see how they are very very useful!

                                    I build online courses for schools and essentially most of the pages I build are mindmaps with links on them to task templates, videos, other sites etc. At present I use mindjet's mindmapping software that has this option, but would much prefer to use my copy of iMindmap as it is clearly so much better in most other ways.

                                    I don't believe I am the first to ask for this relatively simple feature. I know there are other ways…

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                                    • Spreadsheet Can not display Chinese correctly

                                      Spreadsheet Can not display Chinese correctly

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                                      • Request from a Mac user:

                                        Features that I would like to see in Imindmap 5:
                                        1: Use of apple remote.
                                        More often than not, I am moving around while presenting a new idea or a projekt, and I often find it tiresome to have to walk back to my macbook and press a button to be able to go to the next "branch". Keynote accepts input from the apple remote and it is a standard feature in Xcode.

                                        2: Pinch to zoom in/out
                                        Mac has multitouch support, and while dealing with large mindmaps, it quite easily gets very tiresome to navigate down and press zoom…

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                                        • Quicker mapping / navigation on Mac

                                          Mapping in v5 is slower than v4 for a few reasons for me. (2011 MacBookPro 13")

                                          1) Arrow keys don't move among the branches (as in the docs), they scroll the screen. This forces use of the mouse. A bug?

                                          2) Scrolling is *very* slow. When zoomed in to the map it take a long time to scroll to the other side.

                                          3) In speed mind mapping in v4, simply typing created a new child branch. This is great as it is one of the most common tasks. Now I must first type command-enter which is actually slower.

                                          Now when…

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