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Mind Map Maker creates two Excel ribbon tabs.
The first is "BoostExcel". This tab is always visible. You can move it to Excel's "Insert" ribbon tab if you want, by using the option on the "Settings" window.
The second is the "Mind Map" ribbon tab, which is visible only when the active Excel sheet is a mind map sheet.
|New Mind Map||Import a template to create a new mind map. |
If the current (active) sheet is not a mind map sheet, it uses the "Default" template. Otherwise, it uses the same template as the one used by the current mind map sheet.
|Insert New Node||Add a new node above the selected node.|
|Duplicate||Create a copy of the current node, including all its child nodes.|
|Delete||Delete the selected node and all its child nodes.|
|Clear All Nodes||Remove all nodes from the table.|
|Make Parent||Raise the node one WBS level up.|
|Make Child||Lower the node one WBS level down.|
|Move Up||Move the node one row up within the same WBS level.|
|Move Down||Move the node one row down within the same WBS level.|
|Refresh Chart||Delete the existing shapes, and then generate the chart again.|
|Clear Chart||Delete all the block shapes and connectors from the chart.|
|Export||Export the sheet, the mind map chart, or the selected range, to either image (PNG) or PDF format.|
|Template (Drop Down List)||Choose the template to apply to the current chart.|
|Connector (Drop Down List)||Choose one of the connector types: Straight, Curve, Elbow|
|Direction (Drop Down List)||Draw the parent-child relationship horizontally or vertically.|
|Level (Drop Down List)||Max number of levels to draw. Choose from "All", "1", "2", "3", "4" and "5". The nodes that are on a deeper level than the selected value will be ignored.|
|Split Chart (Drop Down List)||Whether to split branches in different directions.|
|Numbering (Drop Down List)||Choose from "Show" and "Hide". If "Show" is selected, the WBS numbers will show on the chart, along with the description text.|
|Disable Live Drawing (Toggle button)||Living drawing causes immediate refresh after the commands "Duplicate", "Delete", "Make Parent", "Make Child", "Move Up" and "Move Down".|
|Settings||Set global options. For example, distance between levels, default shape type.|