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MindMeister Online Help by Mind Map: MindMeister Online Help
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MindMeister Online Help

Help Contents

This mindmap explains what you can do in MindMeister. While you can do everything with the colorful toolbar buttons, we recommend that you remember just a few keyboard shortcuts, which will make you a much more efficient mindmeister!

This map shows you how to

Use the Keyboard

Use the Mouse

Share and collaborate

Import and Export

we recommend reading the map clockwise

COMING SOON: help in a real page

Use the Keyboard

Add and Delete

INS/TAB to add a child idea

ENTER to add a sibling idea

Edit Captions

F2 to edit

ESC to return

SHIFT-ENTER to add a new line

Select and Navigate


Move and Rearrange

CTRL-X to cut

CTRL-C to copy

CTRL-V to paste


CTRL-Z to undo

CTRL-Y to redo

Using the Mouse

Click and drag the background to move the whole map

Drag & Drop to rearrange ideas within branches

Click twice on an idea to edit its caption

Share and collaborate

Click the "Share Map" button to allow other persons to see and edit your mindmap

You can invite anyone to collaborate just by entering their email address

The footer area displays other users that are currently editing the mindmap

Import and Export

You can import maps using the button in your Home area

Export maps using the context menu in the Home area, or the toolbar button on the Map view

Currently supported formats

MindManager 6