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Exporting a Mind Map as a Word Document

Mind Mapping is a great way to quickly outline your written work. If you want to work on it in more detail you can export the Mind Map as a word document. Once exported you will have your branches neatly organised in an editable word document.


By mind mapping different topics and ideas you can quickly put together the basic structure of your report, review or essay.

Exporting your Mind Map as a Word Document

1. Choose the Mind Map you would like to export.


2. Click on the board options menu in the right-hand corner. 


3. Choose 'Export' from the menu.


4. You will then be asked whether you wish to export the Mind Map as PDF, Word Text Document, PowerPoint Text ( Beta) or an image.

Choose the Word Document. 


5. In the next step, you can choose different document  and citation styles. When styles are chosen, press 'Export'. 

6.  Once the export is complete, click 'Open', then choose where you wish to save the document.


7. Once you open the word document you will see that your branches have been exported as an outline.


8. Any images and notes you have added to the branch will be displayed with the branch heading.