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Document view

The Document view gives an overview of your mind map with notes, allowing you to neatly organise your mind map content for further work.

Document view 

1. To open the document view, please open your mind map and click on the note icon.

View of the mind map with the note icon selected.


2. When in the notes panel, click on the full screen icon.

The full screen icon selected in the note.


3. This will open the document view, where branches and their notes will be shown with additional options.

View of the document view

You can also switch to document view from outline view when selecting the document icon.

The document view button in the outline view .


4. To return to the mind map, please use the Back to mind map button in the top left corner of the app.

The back yo mind map button


5.Next to the return button, you can undo/redo the actions by choosing one of the arrow buttons.

Undo and redo buttons


6. You can add a sibling branch when using the plus icon.

The plus icon


7. To add indent/outdent you can use these buttons.

The indent icon


The outdent icon


8. If you would like to concentrate only on a specific branch, you can select the focus option located in the bottom right corner.

The focus option


9. For a clear view, by default, branches and notes are displayed in a simple way. However, when clicking on the Show/Hide icon in the bottom left corner, you can add more formatting options, such as dots, lines, switches, and highlights.

Enabling formatting with the Show/Hide option


10. When selecting a branch, there is a 3-dot icon with the options connected to how the text is presented, as a Main text, Draft and Hidden ( with this option the text will be hidden in view and for export).

Options in the 3-dot menu : Main, Draft and Hidden


To unhide the branch with the notes, please go to the Show/Hide option and set Hidden to ON. You can then use a 3-dot menu and change it to Main or Draft.

Unhiding the text


With the 3-dot icon, there are also functional options such as Undo/Redo, Cut/Copy/Paste, Copy branch link, Move ( Indent/Outdent), Add ( Child/Sibling branch), Edit (Label/Note), Delete and the AI Assistant prompts.

Full view of the 3-dot menu.


You can add your ideas from the Idea Bank when enabling this option in the map's settings in the bottom left corner.

Idea Bank option in document view