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Adding notes on a branch

To help keep your mind map concise, you can add a notes to your branch. This means you can keep keywords on your branch and then go into more detail in the notes. 


To add a note to your branch:

1. Right-click on your branch to open the context menu.

Right click the mind maps central idea to open the context menu


2. Go to 'Add' and then choose 'Notes'.

Pick add and then notes

3. This will open the notes side panel.

Ayoa's notes sidepanel


4. At the top, click on 'Add notes here'. 

Type your notes into the space provided and format however you'd like


3.  Type your notes, then use the rich formatting to make any style changes.

Choose common text formatting options

4. Tap enter on the keyboard to save or press 'Save Changes' button.

Press done when you're finished editing

5.  The note will be added to the branch. Double-click the text to edit it. 

Double click text to make more edits


6. You will see a note icon on branches where you have added a note.

A note icon will appear on the branch or central idea when it has notes


7. Unlike comments, the notes are included in the word export. Follow the link to find out more about using the mind map word export.