Explore the Map Editor

These features are available to all users.

Click any mind map on your dashboard to open the map editor. From here, you can view, navigate, edit and invite others to your mind map.

The Styling Toolbar

Use the styling toolbar to style, format, and add actions to any map topic. You can access the styling toolbar in three different ways:


  • Right-click a topic
  • Select a topic and click the ellipsis (...) which appears
  • Use the vertical styling toolbar on the right side of the map editor

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Both styling toolbars contain three icons in common:

The Vertical Styling Toolbar on the right side of the map editor also includes:

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The Top-Left Menu

Use the top left menu to navigate between mind maps and edit your map's properties.

  1. Click the back arrow to return to the Dashboard.
  2. Click your map's title to jump to a recently viewed mind map.
  3. Click the map info (...) button to manage who has access to your mind map, view previous versions of your mind map, move your mind map to another folder or duplicate your mind map.
  4. Click the cloud icon to export or print your mind map.

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The Top-Right Menu

The top-right menu allows you to search, undo/redo changes, invite others, switch to MeisterTask and access your account preferences.

  1. Search for content in your mind map
  2. Undo/Redo changes to your mind map.
  3. Invite other users to your mind map.
  4. Switch to MeisterTask.
  5. Access the accounts page and adjust your preferences.

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The Lower-Left Menu

Use the lower-left menu to zoom, recenter or view your map as a bulleted outline.

  1. Click this button to toggle between mind map and outline mode.
  2. Click the Presentation icon to start presentation mode.
  3. Click the and keys to zoom in or out.
  4. Click this icon to recenter your map view.

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The Help Menu

Click the question mark in the bottom-right corner of the map editor to view in-app tutorials, visit our Help Centercontact support, ask the Community or submit a feature request.


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