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Mindmaps by Mind Map: Mindmaps

1. Resources

1.1. Guide to using MindMeister

1.1.1. Accounts Create an account Log in

1.1.2. Editing a mind map Double click on a node to edit the text Creating nodes Hit Tab to create a child of the current node Hit Enter to create a sibling of the current node Moving nodes Drag and drop nodes around to restructure the map If you drag a node to above or below another node, it will become a sibling If you drag a node on top of a node with no children, it will become its child Expanding/contracting nodes To expand a closed node, click the '+' sign To contract an expanded node, click the '-' sign

1.2. Mind mapping sites

1.2.1. Mind mapping software list http://www.mind-mapping.org/

1.2.2. Mind mapping blogs http://mindmapping.typepad.com/

1.2.3. Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map

2. What is a mind map?

2.1. History of mind maps

2.1.1. First known mind maps created by Porphyry of Tyros around the third century He used the mind maps to illustrate Aristotle's categories