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Adding a Flowchart

To insert a Flowchart into your Mind Map:

Either:

Click on the Flowchart icon tab in side panel to open the Flowchart tab:

 

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Or, on the the main toolbar click in the insert tab then click on the Flowchart icon to open the Flowchart tab in the side panel:

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Or, right click on the canvas, hover over "insert" then choose Flowchart to open the Flowchart tab in the side panel:

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All of these actions will open the Flowchart tab. 

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Once the Flowchart tab is open, you can insert any of these Flowchart icons to your Mind Map by dragging and dropping them directly onto the canvas. Alternatively, you can just click on a Flowchart icon and it will appear on your canvas.  

 

To add text to your Flowchart:

Click on the Flowchart icon and begin typing.

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Press 'Enter' on your keyboard to insert the text.

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To add connections between your Flowcharts:

Hover over your Flowchart with the mouse to reveal the green relationships icon.

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Click and drag from one Flowchart icon to another to create a Relationship Arrow.

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You can also add text to connections by selecting the connection, typing and pressing 'Enter' on your keyboard.

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

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To edit the outline, fill and text colour of your Flowchart:

Click the formatting tab that will appear when you select your icon.

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Click on the green ellipses to open the shape menu. Click on a shape to apply.

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Click on the colour palette to open the colour options. Click on a new colour to apply.

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Close the menu to view the update. 

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To add notes and links to Flowcharts:

Select your Flowchart and click on either the Attachments tab on the properties panel.

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Insert your notes/links, you will see a paper clip and/or a note icon appear on your flowchart. For information on attaching notes click here, for more information on attaching links please click here

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To delete a Flowchart item from your Mind Map:

Select a Flowchart.

Press 'Delete' on your keyboard.

  

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To insert a Flowchart into your Mind Map:

On the the main toolbar click on the Flowchart icon to open the Flowchart menu.

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Or, right click on the canvas, hover over "insert" then choose Flowchart to open the Flowchart tab in the side panel:

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All of these actions will open the Flowchart tab. 

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Click on "Shapes" to view alternative shapes.

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Once the Flowchart tab is open, you can insert any of these Flowchart icons to your Mind Map by dragging and dropping them directly onto the canvas. Alternatively, you can just click on a Flowchart icon and it will appear on your canvas.  

 

To add text to your Flowchart:

Click on the Flowchart icon and begin typing.

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Press 'Enter' on your keyboard to insert the text.

 adding_text_2.png

 

To add connections between your Flowcharts:

Hover over your Flowchart with the mouse to reveal the green relationships icon.

 creating_connections.png

Click and drag from one Flowchart icon to another to create a Relationship Arrow.

cropped_connections.png

You can also add text to connections by selecting the connection, typing and pressing 'Enter' on your keyboard.

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

precision_flowchart__1_.png

To edit the outline, fill and text colour of your Flowchart:

Click the formatting tab that will appear when you select your icon.

 formatting_options.png

 

Click on the green ellipses to open the shape menu. Click on a shape to apply.

format_shape.png

Click on the colour palette to open the colour options. Click on a new colour to apply.

colour_format.png

Close the menu to view the update. 

new_shape_and_colour.png

 

 

To add notes and links to Flowcharts:

Select your Flowchart and click on either the notes or attachment icon on the right hand side of the toolbar.

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Insert your notes/links, you will see a paper clip and/or a note icon appear on your flowchart. For information on attaching notes click here, for more information on attaching links please click here

 adding_links_and_things.png

To delete a Flowchart item from your Mind Map:

Select a Flowchart.

Press 'Delete' on your keyboard.

 

 

 

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