Excel2Map — Example of Microsoft Excel Import into Mindjet

UPDATE: Map2Excel capability now assumes that the excel file is in the format generated by an “outline with details” export in terms of the header information.

1. Create an Excel file with the map title in the 1st cell and the subsequent main topics and sub-topics in subsequent rows and columns and save it to disk.

2. After you have installed the Map2Excel add-in for Mindjet, click on the “Import” button in the “Map2Excel” tab:

3. Select the Excel File:

4. The Excel file is imported into Mindjet:


  1. ActivityOwner said,

    December 3, 2012 @ 10:26 pm

    Note that the latest version will now import tables as well as outlines (1.0.0081).

  2. Tom said,

    December 27, 2012 @ 9:35 pm

    Hi AO.

    I really like this Excel2Map add-in. Do you have it available as a Macro?

  3. ActivityOwner said,

    December 27, 2012 @ 9:42 pm

    No — its gotten much too complex to maintain as a macro — particularly in parallel with the add-in, which is written in .net.

  4. Rob said,

    January 21, 2013 @ 12:01 pm


    I’m sorry if this is the wrong forum for my question. I’m using the demo version of Mindjet (11.1.353). After installing the Excel2Map add-in it does not appear in the ribbon, or as an add-on to turn on under “Options”. Any advice would be appreciated. This looks like a great utility!

  5. admin said,

    January 22, 2013 @ 8:44 am

    Try the latest version (107). I upgraded my install to the latest version and also fixed something in the compiler.

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