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Mind Map Templates

To save time, you can create templates of your most used mind maps so that you can quickly and easily create content.

Creating a Template from existing map.

1. To create a template from an existing Mind Map open your mind map.

2. Then, open the 'Board Options' menu.

3. Once open click 'Save as Template'.

4. Choose a name for your template and click 'Create Mind Map Template'.


5. The new template will open.


Creating a New Template.

1. To create a brand new template, first, go to the Home Page and then the My Templates section at the bottom of the page.

2. Choose the '+ New' button at the top of the page and the drop-down menu will be shown with the Mind Map Template option.

3. When choosing the Mind Map Template, a new window will open for you to name your template. Click 'Create template' when done.

4. You will then be taken to a new mind map where you can start building your map!

Creating a Mind Map from a Template

You can create maps from templates you have made yourself, or choose from a list of pre-made templates for different mind map topics.

1. To create a mind using a template, first, navigate to the Home page and choose 'Create new', then choose 'Mind Map'.

2. With the next step, you will have a window where on the left-hand side, you can choose the pre-made template or one created by you. 

3. Then click on the chosen template and select 'Create mind map'.

 4. You can then set a new map name or keep the name on the template.

5. This will open a new Mind Map from the chosen template that you can instantly start editing and adding to. 

6. You can also create a Mind Map from an existing template, by going to the Home page and My Templates section in the bottom left. 


7. To create a map, just simply click on the chosen template.