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Creating branches

This guide will explain how to create different types of branches in iMindMap 9 and is split into the following sections:

CREATING A BRANCH

To create a new Branch:

  • Open your Mind Map
  • Click on your Central Idea

  • Select or hover over the the '+' icon to the left or right of the Central Idea image - this will bring up the Branch Target

  • Select the red icon and drag it across the canvas
  • Drop the branch wherever you want it on the canvas

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CREATING A BOX BRANCH

Have more information that a single branch can take? Box branches are here to save the day!

To create a new Box Branch

  • Click on the Central Idea

  • Select or hover over the '+' icon to the left or right of the Central Idea image
  • Drag and drop from the Box Branch icon to position the branch

To add text to a Boxed Branch:

 

  • Click on the branch, start typing and then hit Enter on your keyboard

To change the size of a Box branch:

  • Click the blue control points and drag and drop them

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CREATING A RELATIONSHIP ARROW

Have ideas or themes that are similar to each other but need their own branches? Connect your ideas using Relationship Arrows.

To create a new Relationship Arrow:

  • Select an existing Branch by left clicking on it
  • Drag and drop from the green arrow icon at the end of the branch
  • Release the mouse at the end of another branch in order to connect the arrow to it

You have successfully created a Relationship Arrow.

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This guide will explain how to create different types of branches in iMindMap 9 and is split into the following sections:

CREATING A NEW BRANCH

To create a new Branch:

  • Open your Mind Map
  • Click on your Central Idea

  • Select or hover over the the '+' icon to the left or right of the Central Idea image - this will bring up the Branch Target

  • Select the red icon and drag it across the canvas
  • Drop the branch wherever you want it on the canvas

 

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CREATING A BOX BRANCH

To create a new Box Branch

  • Click on the Central Idea
  • Select or hover over the '+' icon to the left or right of the Central Idea image

  • Drag and drop from the Box Branch icon to position the branch

 

To add text to a Box Branch:

  • Click on the branch
  • Blue control points will appear on the selected branch
  • Start typing to add your content
  • Press the enter key when you have finished

To change the size of the box branch:

  • Click on the box at the end of the branch
  • Click on one of the four blue control points that will appear in the corners of the box
  • Drag the corner until you have reached the desired size of the box
  • Drop the corner

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CREATING A RELATIONSHIP ARROW

To create a new Relationship Arrow:

  • Select an existing Branch by clicking on it
  • Click and drag from the green arrow icon at the end of the branch
  • Drop the arrow at the end of another branch by releasing the mouse

Relationship arrows work best when connecting a branch to another branch however it is possible to create a relationship arrow from a Central Idea too. Simply select the '+' icon at the side of the Central Idea and then drag and drop from the Green arrow icon.

 

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