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Idea Bank

The idea bank is a space for you to get down stray thoughts and add them to your mind map later. This ensures you won’t forget a light bulb moment and you don’t have to worry about where it fits into your overall brainstorm straight away.

How the Idea bank works:

1. To enable the Idea Bank option, please open your chosen mind maps and go to the Settings in the bottom left corner. There choose the Display Options tab.

To enable the Idea Bank option, go to display options.

3. Turn Idea Bank to On.

Turn 'Idea Bank' on.

3. Click on the Idea Bank icon that can be found in the top left-hand corner of the screen to start.

Idea Bank window opened in the top left corner

4. Here you can add ideas that you have but are not sure where to put yet. Simply type an idea into the bar and press enter to add.

Add ideas to your Ayoa Idea Bank.

   5. Your ideas will form in a list below.

Your ideas will form in a list.

6. If you have many ideas in the bank and are looking for one, in particular, you can look for it in the search bar.

Use the search bar to find your ideas.

7. To edit an idea, click on one, and select the pencil icon that appears. You will then be able to retype the idea. To delete an idea in the bank, click the trashcan icon.

Edit your idea by clicking pencil icon.


8. To add these ideas to your map, simply drag one from the bank and drop onto an existing map branch. 

Add ideas to your Ayoa map by dragging them from the bank and dropping.

9. When you drag over a branch, you will see a dot appear. This indicates what branch the new idea will come off.

A dot will appear when you drag over a branch.

10. Once dropped, the new branch will appear on your map.

The new branch will appear on your Ayoa map, once dropped.