How to View a Mind Map in MindMaster
Full-Featured Mind Mapping Software
- Cross-platforms supported (Windows, Mac, Linux, Web)
- Brainstorming mode and presentation mode
- Group & real-time collaboration
Open Outline View
The Outline view allows you to view the map using the text outline format. Topics are listed linearly from top to bottom, so you can read and navigate through the topics easily.
1. Click Outline button on the View tab, or click the Outline button on the right sidebar.
2. The outline panel will appear at the right sidebar.
3. To close the outline panel, simply click Outline button again, or click Hide Panel .
1. You can collapse the subtopics by clicking the collapse button.
2. You can still double-click to edit text in the outline mode.
The outline can be exported to PDF, Word, Excel or PPT files. Simply click the associated buttons on the top right corner.
Collapse and Expand Branches
You can collapse and expand branches of individual topics interactively using the and icons that appear on the right of each topic that has child topics or branches.
You can collapse all subtopics (leaving only the center topic and main topics) by pressing Ctrl + F3.
Display the Map by Levels
You can choose how many levels of your map you want to display.
1. On View tab, click Display Level button.
2. Choose the Levels you want to display.
Drill Topics or Stop Drilling
When presenting a mind map, you can use the Drill operation to focus on only one topic and it enables viewers to see the topic only without being distracted by the rest of the map.
1. Select the topic or branch you need to focus on.
2. Go to the View tab and click Drill button, or right-click and choose Drill option.
1. After drilling a certain topic, you will see this icon on the top right corner of the topic shape, click it and the whole map will show up.
2. Or right-click the topic to open the context menu, and then click Stop Drilling.
Focus on Selected Topics
This function makes a selected topic or branch located in the center of the screen, so you can focus on it.
1. Select a topic.
2. Click Focus On button on the View tab.
(Ctrl + +/-) (Ctrl + Mouse Scroll)
The zoom function allows you to enlarge or shrink your map. There are 3 ways to zoom in and out of your map.
1. On the View tab, click Zoom button and choose a zoom percentage.
2. On the Status Bar, drag the Zoom slider.
3. Press Ctrl+ + for Zooming in. Press Ctrl+ - for Zooming out.
4. Press Ctrl key while scrolling the mouse wheel to zoom in and out.
(Ctrl + F5)
The Whole Page means the whole map fits into the drawing canvas. Options are:
1. Click Whole Page button in the View tab.
2. Click the Whole Page button on the status bar.
Page Width means the width of the map matches the width of the canvas. Options are:
1. Click Page Width button on the View tab.
2. Click Page Width button on the status bar.