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Relationship Arrows in Mind Maps

Relationship arrows allow connections to be made between two ideas that share similarities on your map.

 

To Create an Arrow:


1. Select the 2 branches using the multi-select tool or hold CMD/CTRL and select your branches. 

Map with ticks on the two branches and multi-select window.


2. Choose the relationship icon from the the blue multi-select toolbar that will have appeared on your screen.

Multi-select toolbar with the relationship icon selected.


3. Your arrow will then be drawn between the two branches you have selected.

Relationship arrow drawn between branches

 

To Edit the Relationship Arrow:


1. You can double-click on the arrow to open the formatting window.

To edit, double-click on the arrow to open the formatting window.

To open the formatting window, you can also click on the relationship arrow to open the Edit Format option in the top toolbar.

The option option is to use the Edit Format in the top toolbar

 

2. In the formatting window, you can type text, change font type, size, and colour, as well as edit the line style and colour. 

In the formatting window, you can type text, change font type, size, and colour, as well as edit the line style and colour. 

 


3. You can edit the arrow's direction when clicking on the Edit Connection in the top toolbar.

To edit the arrow's direction click on the Edit Connection in the top toolbar



4. Just like a branch, you add comments, notes and attachments to the connection arrow.

Adding comment to the relationship arrow.



5. To delete the relationship arrow, click on the relationship arrow, then hit Delete on your keyboard.

Deleting the relationship arrow.