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Insert Flowcharts

iMindMap 8 comes with the ability to insert Flowcharts on to your Mind Map work space. You can even create connections from your Mind Map branches to Flow chart items:


INSERTING FLOWCHART ITEMS

To insert a Flowchart items on to your Mind Map work space:

  • Select the Insert tab on the main tool bar and then select the Flowchart button.

  • The Flowchart side panel will now display to the right of the screen.

  

  • You can insert the Flowchart items to your Mind Map simply by clicking on one of the items in the Flowchart panel, or by dragging and dropping an item directly in to your work space.
  • Once on the workspace, you can then enter Text for your Flowchart item and press Enter to save it.

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CONNECTING FLOW CHART ITEMS

To connect a Flowchart item to another item:

  • Select a Flowchart item on your work space.
  • Drag and Drop from the Green arrow icon in the middle of the Flowchart item to another item on your work space and release the mouse.
  • This will then create a connecting arrow to the item you have linked to.

 

  • You can also drag and drop and arrow from a Flowchart item to the end of a branch on your Mind Map to connect them both.

To delete a Flowchart item from your Mind Map:

  • Select a Flowchart item
  • Press Delete on your keyboard.

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FORMATTING FLOWCHART ITEMS

You can change the fill colours and border colours of each of your Flowchart items using the branch colour and fill colour tools.

To edit the Border Colour of a Flowchart item:

  • Select the Flowchart item that you wish to change the colour of.
  • A formatting box will pop up.
  • Select the icon on the very left of the box to change the Border colour:

 

  • Choose a colour from the Colour picker to apply it.

To edit the Fill Colour of a Flowchart item:

  • Select the Flowchart item that you wish to change the colour of.
  • A formatting box will pop up.
  • Select the icon the the right of the Border colour icon to change the Fill colour:

  • Choose a colour from the Colour picker to apply it.

 

From this formatting menu, you may also edit the following parts of your Flowchart item:

  • Text font
  • Text size
  • Apply Bold, Italic, Underline
  • Change the shape of the flowchart item
  • Edit the text of a flowchart item

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iMindMap 8 comes with the ability to insert Flowcharts on to your Mind Map work space. You can even create connections from your Mind Map branches to Flow chart items:


INSERTING FLOWCHART ITEMS

To insert a Flowchart items on to your Mind Map work space:

  • Select the Flowchart button from the main toolbar.

  • The Flowchart panel will now display underneath:

  

  • You can insert the Flowchart items to your Mind Map simply by clicking on one of the items in the Flowchart panel, or by dragging and dropping an item directly in to your work space.
  • Once on the workspace, you can then enter Text for your Flowchart item and press Enter to save it.

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CONNECTING FLOW CHART ITEMS

To connect a Flowchart item to another item:

  • Select a Flowchart item on your work space.
  • Drag and Drop from the Green arrow icon in the middle of the Flowchart item to another item on your work space and release the mouse.
  • This will then create a connecting arrow to the item you have linked to.

 

  • You can also drag and drop and arrow from a Flowchart item to the end of a branch on your Mind Map to connect them both.

To delete a Flowchart item from your Mind Map:

  • Select a Flowchart item
  • Press Delete on your keyboard.

Back to Top


FORMATTING FLOWCHART ITEMS

You can change the fill colours and border colours of each of your Flowchart items using the branch colour and fill colour tools.

To edit the border colour of a Flowchart item:

  • Select the Flowchart item that you wish to change the colour of.
  • A formatting box will pop up.
  • Select the icon on the very left of the box to change the Border colour:

 

  • Choose a colour from the Colour picker to apply it.

 

To edit the fill colour of a Flowchart item:

  • Select the Flowchart item that you wish to change the colour of.
  • A formatting box will pop up.
  • Select the icon the the right of the Border colour icon to change the Fill colour:

  • Choose a colour from the Colour picker to apply it.

From this formatting menu, you may also edit the following parts of your Flowchart item:

  • Text font
  • Text size
  • Apply Bold, Italic, Underline
  • Change the shape of the flowchart item
  • Edit the text of a flowchart item

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