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Formatting Organic Branches

If you have chosen to build your mind map using the organic style there are a few extra options when it comes to formatting your branches.

Changing the color of the branch.

1. Select and double-click on the branch. You will then see the formatting panel.

Formatting panel will appear when you double click branch.

2. To change the branch color, click on the 'Line' button and choose a new color.

Click line button to change branch colour.

Or click on More Colors to use the colour picker:

Click More Colours to open colour picker.


3. Exit the menu by clicking the X button the Done or by clicking on the canvas.

Click X to exit menu or double click Ayoa canvas.

Changing the Branch Shape

You can choose from a variety of branch shapes to highlight specific branches.

1. Select and double-click on the branch to open the formatting options

Double click branch to open formatting options.

2.  Click on the 'Line' button and then Line Shape section.

Click line button then line shape section.


3. Then, choose which branch style you want by clicking on it.

Choose your branch style.

4. When using a different connector shape in organic mode, you can use the control points to add curves to the branch.

Customise your branch by adding curves.

5. Hover over the branch to view the control points.

Hover over branch to view control points.

6. Click and drag the control points to distort the branch.

Click and drag to distort branch line.

Adding a Box Branch in the Organic Style

If you want to use box branches whilst still having an organic style, you can change branches using a few options:

- by clicking on the branch and then using Shift+Tab keyboards

- by grabbing the directional icon + Shift button and dragging to the desired location

Add a box branch in the organic style.


You can also change box shape style in the formatting settings:
1. Double-click on the branch and to open the formatting options.

Change box shape style in the formatting settings.

2. On an organic branch by default "no box" will be selected under Type settings.

No box is the default setting on organic branch style.

3. Click on your preferred shape.

Click preferred shape.

4. The text will now be in a text box at the end of the branch.Text will appear at end of the branch.