30
October

New search functionality

For quite some time now, we received multiple requests from you regarding our search functionality. So, we’ve put ourselves to work and made some major improvements, try the new Search from the upper right side of your Dashboard.

What’s new?

1. The search goes through all mind maps, both private and public, and their content. For example, you want to access a map where you put down this week’s to-do list but you can’t remember the title. However, you know that ‘grocery shopping’ was in the mind map. All you have to do is type in ‘grocery’ in the Search bar. First, we will display all your private mind maps that match the keyword in terms of map title, content in topics, notes, comments, and even in the Task Info section.





2. You might be interested in other people’s ideas on the topic you are searching for, so right after your private maps, we will also display other users’ public mind maps. This way you can get inspired directly from Mindomo. The public mind maps will open in the View mode in a new tab:





3. Once you find your mind map and access it, it will always open in a new tab. To make your search results more obvious, we will highlight the keyword everywhere it appears. If the keyword is in the notes, comments, Task Info, and multimedia panels, we will automatically expand the panel.




Please give this new functionality a try and let us know what you think in the Comments section below.

Keep it smart, simple and creative!
The Mindomo Team

12
September

Revamped Microsoft Word export

We recently updated our Microsoft Word (DOCX) export. Please see below how it works.

1. The central topic becomes the title of the exported document and will appear at the top with a bigger font size. Your main topics and subtopics will be listed in a headings hierarchy up until the 4th level. After the 4th level, all the subtopics will be listed as normal text with indentation.
Notes are exported exactly as they are in the mind map (keeping their stylings such as bulleting, numbering, font size, and color).



2. Comments will appear on the right side of the document, in a column, each comment connected to its topic with a dotted line. The comments will also display the initials of the person who added it and the date it was added.

Task Mind Maps will have their task specifications (start date/end date, priority, duration and assignee) exported as a table right under the task’s title:




3. The new export will enable you to create a table of contents. This is specificalhere onl if you are writing an essay, article or book, and you want you and/or your readers to navigate easily through your work. You can read more here on how to create such a table of contents.


Please give this new functionality a try and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Keep it smart, simple and creative!
The Mindomo Team

8
August

Running multiple instances of Mindomo Desktop on Mac

We are happy to let you know that with the new update of our Desktop version, you can work simultaneously on multiple maps in different Mindomo instances. Please update your Desktop application to the latest version and give it a try.

You can open several mind maps in different instances if you double-click on them or select the option ‘Open with’:





If you have a mind map that is already opened, you can open another one in a different instance from the File List menu.
You can also open a new Mindomo window if you right click on the Mindomo logo from your Dock and select ‘New Window’:




Keep it smart, simple and creative!
The Mindomo Team

16
July

Spell checker now working on the Desktop

Let’s start Monday with some good news! Our Desktop version now has a spell checking functionality available in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Dutch and Portuguese.
The spell checker becomes active when you are editing the topic, and all you need to do is right click on the word to see the spelling suggestions:

By going to the License Info icon (at the bottom of the left toolbar in your Dashboard), then to Options, you can set a custom language for the spell checking functionality, different from the language of the application:

Please give this new feature a try and let us know what you think in the comments section below.



Keep it smart, simple and creative!
The Mindomo Team

4
July

Unresponsive servers

Hi guys,

On the 3rd of July, we experienced unexpected network connection problems on our back-end (storage) servers. This lead to about 30 minutes of unresponsive servers when some of you weren’t able to access your maps. We’re very sorry for any inconveniences this situation might have caused you. Unfortunately, the problems were caused by our data center which had network connectivity problems.
Mindomo is up and running now, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you encounter any further difficulties, we’re here to assist you.
Thank you for your understanding!

The Mindomo Team