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Focus in and Out

The Focus In / Out tool allows you to concentrate on a certain area of your Mind Map - it is particularly useful if your Mind Map has grown very large or if you want to draw attention to specific section of your work.

 

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You can find both the 'Focus In' and 'Focus Out' buttons on the main toolbar under the View tab. You can also right click on a branch and select 'Focus In' or 'Focus Out' from the View tab on the main toolbar.

 

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When focusing on a specific Branch you will find that it is transformed into a new Central Idea. Its Child branches will have become Parent branches.

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The 'Focus In' icon can also be seen in the bottom left corner of the Central Idea. This shows that the 'Focus In' feature has been used.

 

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Focus out:

 

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To focus out, select “Focus out” from the View Tab on the main toolbar

Alternatively, you can also right-click on your Central Idea and select 'Focus Out'.

 

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This will bring you back out to the main Mind Map that you started with.

 

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The Focus in and out tool allows you to concentrate on a certain area of your Mind Map - it is particularly useful if your Mind Map has grown very large or if you want to draw attention to specific section of your work.

 

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You can find both the 'Focus In' and 'Focus Out' buttons on the main toolbar under the View menu. You can also right click on a branch and select 'Focus In' or 'Focus Out' from the pop-up menu.

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Focus in

Click on the branch you would like to focus in on.


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Then go to View> Focus in. When focusing on a specific Branch you will find that it is transformed into a new Central Idea. Its Child branches will have become Parent branches.

 

focused_in_map.png

 

The 'Focus In' icon can also be seen in the bottom left corner of the Central Idea. This shows that the 'Focus In' feature has been used.

Focus Out

 To focus out, select “Focus out” from the View menu on the main toolbar

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Alternatively, you can also right-click on your Central Idea and select 'Focus Out'.

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This will bring you back out to the main Mind Map that you started with.

 

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