Google announced this week it is discontinuing its RSS reader service on July 1st. I wonder if this will turn out to be a somewhat tone deaf decision on their part. In general it seems like Google likes any service they can provide that gets me to login to their system. The message here seems [...]
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By popular demand, I finally hunkered down and added code to reverse the Map2Excel process to allow you to import a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet into MindManager ("Excel2Map") to create a new map. This comes with several limitations: It assumed the spreadsheet is in the format of the "Outline with Details" export At this point it [...]
We have accumulated US$200 in donations since adding the donate page. This morning I mailed off a check (along with a match from myself) to support research in hereditary spastic paraplegia.. My hope in setting up the donations page is to see enough money flowing through to this cause to rationalize purchasing Visual Studio 2010 [...]
Some users uncovered a bug in the 1st version of Map2Excel that only showed up if you hadn't previously installed the ActivityOwner Tools Add-in for MindManager. It is fixed now, so if you had trouble installing, please have another go at it and report your results: http://map2excel.com
There is now an ActivityOwner page on Facebook.
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.
In a coment on the project management series, Charles suggested MindManager map outlining how to accomplish certain tasks with MindManager, GyroQ, ResultsManager, Outlinker, and other tools in the site. A map might ulitmately work, but I think using a page on wiki.activityowner.com might be easier to put together collaboratively. I've pasted in his initial outline [...]
I recently re-installed my Windows 7 operating system and moved my "data" to a D: partition. I also store my maps in a dropbox folder, which I symbolically link into my documents folder. Between these two factors, I ended up with quite a few broken links after the migration. The ResultsManager multi-map checker has several [...]