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My First Mind Map by Mind Map: My First Mind Map
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My First Mind Map

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Key Shortcuts

To view the most important shortcuts, click on the question mark in the bottom right corner of your map editor, then click "Key Shortcuts"

Getting started

This is a note! You can read notes by hovering over them with your mouse To create or edit a note, select the topic and use the notes widget in the right sidebar to write your text Click on Advanced to open our little text editor. Here you can format your text, create bullet-point lists and more

Add a sibling idea by hitting ENTER

This is a sibling idea

Add a child idea by hitting TAB

This is a child idea

Choose icons and images to decorate your mind map

To add an icon, select the topic and then choose an icon from the library in the sidebar on the right side of your map editor. Right next to icons you will find the image library. You can also click the + button to upload a new image from your computer!

Connect topics with the arrow tool in the upper left corner of your screen

Add links, tasks or files to your topics, using the widgets in the sidebar

Change your map layout by opening the layout options in the upper left corner of your screen


Open the Theme menu from the bottom of your map editor to change your map theme

Create a presentation of your mind map by clicking the presentation icon in the bottom left corner of your screen, Simply hold down COMMAND i.e. CTRL and Click & Drag to create a slide for one or multiple topics, Set transitions for your slides, Click "Start Slideshow" to view your presentation

Open the Sharing Settings from the bottom of your map editor to share the map with a friend or publish it to the web, You can share your map with anyone via email, You can publish your map and enable anyone with an internet access to find it, You can embed your map on a blog or website

By the way, this is a floating topic. To create a floating topic, simply drag it away from the map center.

Alternatively, you can right-click the topic and choose "Disconnect" from the context menu.