Archive for October, 2010

MindManager 9 Task Date Issue Update (Part 5)

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

When we left off in Part 4, we were getting started on the initial next actions of a “funnel timeline” project plan for addressing task date issues in MindManager 9: The goal of this series of posts is to both work through the MindManager 9 task date issue and to attempt to provide a working […]

20 MindManager 9 Setup Tips

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

In order to celebrate the recent release of MindManger 9, the MindManager Setup Tips page on has been updated. There are a few legacy items that may apply more to MindManager 7 and 8. The list of 13 tips for ResultsManager and GyroQ setup has also been updated. Click here to visit the top […]

AutoSave = AutoCrash?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Working with new installations of both MindManager 8.2 and 9 recently has led me to conclude that the advice of this 2007 post still holds. If you are using MindManager with an add-in like ResultsManager or MindReader, you can avoid intermittent crashes by turning off the auto-recover feature in the options.

Dashboard Refresh Speed Comparison

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

MindManager 9 feels a bit faster and claims to open maps significantly faster, so I timed how fast it took to refresh my daily action dashboard compared with MindManager 8.2. MindManager 9.1 took 3:45 while MIndManager 8.2 took only 3:15.

MindManager Project Management Part 4 — Project Planning

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

In Part 2, we had generated a rough outline of actions to be taken to address issues with Task dates in MindManager 9: I left off at that point with a “Translate brainstorm into action plan @maps”, which pops up in my daily action dashboard as a reminder to return to the project. When I […]

MindManager Project Management Part 3 – GyroQ Capture

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Sorry for delay in the next post on this series. I expected it to be “Part 3 – Project Planning” but it became “GyroQ capture” for reasons I’ll explain below. In Part 2 we brainstormed ideas around the MindManager 9 task date issue and sorted the information into a rough outline. The next day after […]

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