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Creating Map Snippets

The Map Snippets feature allows you to easily save Branches as templates so you can use them again, and again.

Snippets are great for Mind Maps that you use regularly. 

Creating a Map Snippet

You can access the Snippets feature in the side panel on the right-hand side of the screen.

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With the menu open, select the Branch on your Mind Map that you want to save.

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Then click the blue “Snippet” button at the top of the Snippet tab.

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The Snippet has now been added to your snippet library that you can access in the Snippet tab.

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To rename or delete your Snippet

You can rename your Snippet by clicking on the first grey icon directly underneath the right-hand corner of your Snippet.

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This will bring up a text box allowing you to edit the name.

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You can delete the Snippet using the Trashcan icon, the second icon along under the Snippet.

To insert a Snippet:

To add a Snippet from your Snippet library to any Mind Map, follow the instructions below:

Select the branch you would like to add your snippet to.

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Select the Snippet tab from the Snippet tab in the side panel.

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Choose the Snippet you want to insert from the library.

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Click the blue + icon underneath the Snippet you want to add to insert it on to that point of the Mind Map.

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The Snippet will now be added to the end of the branch.

 

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Grouping your Snippets into categories:

Once you’ve built up a collection of Snippets you can organise them into categories to make them easier to find:

On the side panel, scroll down to the bottom of the Snippets tab.

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Click on the yellow folder icon with a “+” sign, this will minimise the general menu and create a new folder.

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You can rename the folder by hovering over it and clicking the first grey icon.

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To move Snippets to the new folder, click on the general folder.

Choose the Snippet you want to move and click the orange folder icon.

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This will bring up a pop-up menu, click on the drop-down menu and click on the folder you want to move the Snippet to.

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The Map Snippets feature allows you to easily save Branches as templates so you can use them again, and again.

Snippets are great for Mind Maps that you use regularly.

Creating a Map Snippet

Select the branch you wish to save and click 'Snippet' on the main toolbar.

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Click on the blue "Snippet" button in the snippet menu.

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The Snippet has now been added to your snippet library that you can access in the Snippet tab.

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To rename or delete your Snippet

You can rename your Snippet by clicking on the first grey icon directly underneath the right-hand corner of your Snippet.

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Then enter the new name and confirm.

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You can delete the Snippet using the X icon, the second icon along with the Snippet.

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iMindMap 11 also has template Snippets available - these have been pre-made to save you time and effort when putting your Mind Maps together.

 

To insert a Snippet:

To add a Snippet from your Snippet library to any Mind Map, follow the instructions below:

Click on the Branch on your Mind Map that you would like to add the Snippet to.

Click on the snippet icon on the toolbar.

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Choose the Snippet you want to insert from the library.

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Click on it to add it to your map.

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Grouping your Snippets into categories:

Once you’ve built up a collection of Snippets you can organise them into categories to make them easier to find:

Open the snippets menu.

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 Scroll down to the bottom of the snippets panel and select 'Add Category'.

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This will create a new folder which you can rename by clicking the first icon when you hover over the folder.

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To move your snippets to a specific folder:

Click the snippets icon in the main toolbar.

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Choose the arrow symbol at the bottom right corner of the snippet.

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Select the folder from the drop-down list which you would like to move your snippet to.

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