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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. Right-click on the arrow to show ribbon menu for the relationship arrow. 

Context menu opened on the relationship arrow.

2. To start editing the style of the relationship arrow, click on the Format option.

Format option

3. This will open in the top-left corner a window where you can change the way the arrow looks, by editing its line style and color. 

Selecting the the format option in the top toolbar and changing branch style.

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.