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Branch Pinning

Branch pinning allows you to pin your Branches to the iMindMap canvas, so they do not move or change shape if surrounding Branches move when Smart layout is used. 

Pinning Branches

 Select the Branch you wish to pin and right click.

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This will bring up a pop-up menu, click on “Pin Branch” to bring up a sub-menu, choose the first option “Pin Branch”.

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 When you have successfully pinned your Branch, you will notice a Pin icon attached to your branch. When you move Branches or other content around the Branch, or use the clean-up tool the pinned branch will not move. 

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You can also pin Parent and Child Branches at the same time by choosing the second option “Pin Branch and Children”.

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If you have pinned Parent and Child Branches, a Pin icon will be visible on every Branch that was pinned. If any changes are made to the map such as moving other branches or using the clean-up tool the pinned branch will not move. 

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 Unpinning Branches

Select the Branch you wish to Unpin and right click.

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In the menu click on Unpin Branch, then click either "Unpin Branch", "Unpin Branch and Children" or "Unpin Branch and Parents" depending on how many branches you wish to Unpin.

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Once you Unpinned the Branches, the pin icons will be removed and the Branches will adapt to any layout changes.

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 You can also access the pinning menu on the main toolbar in the Layout Tab.

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Click on "Pin" icon to choose whether you want to pin one Branch, pin the Branch and it's Parent branches, or pin the branch and it's child branches. 

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To unpin the Branches from the toolbar, click on the unpin icon and choose which selection of Branches you would like to unpin.

 

 

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 Branch pinning allows you to pin your Branches to the iMindMap canvas, so they do not move or change shape if surrounding Branches move when Smart Layout is used. 

Pinning Branches

Select the Branch you wish to pin and right click.

 selected_branch.png

This will bring up a pop-up menu, click on “Pin Branch” to bring up a sub-menu, choose the first option “Pin Branch”.

pin_branch_1.png

When you have successfully pinned your Branch, you will notice a Pin icon attached to your Branch. When you move Branches or other content around the Branch or use the Clean-up Tool the pinned Branch will not move. 

 pin_branch_2.png

You can also pin Parent and Child Branches at the same time by choosing the second option “Pin Branch and Children”.

 pin_children_branch.png

If you have pinned Parent and Child Branches, a Pin icon will be visible on every Branch that was pinned. If any changes are made to the map such as moving other branches or using the clean-up tool the pinned Branch will not move. 

 pinned_child_branches.png

 

 Unpinning Branches

Select the Branch you wish to Unpin and right click.

unpinning_branches_1.png

In the menu, click on Unpin Branch, then click either "Unpin Branch", "Unpin Branch and Children" or "Unpin Branch and Parents" depending on how many Branches you wish to Unpin.

unpin_branch.png

Once you Unpinned the Branches, the pin icons will be removed and the branches will adapt to any layout changes.

unpinned_branches_3.png

 

 

You can also access the pinning menu on the main toolbar by going to Tools.

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Then choose from the pinning options.

 

 

 

 

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