Export a MindManager Map to Microsoft Excel

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Mind map users need to deal with the rest of the world, which lives in lists and spreadsheets. Even MindManager users themselves often have a need to look at their map context in a less graphical format for analysis or printing. Map2Excel is a simple no-frills macro for exporting a map or portion of a […]

Use GyroQ as a popup Calculator

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

The new “calc” tag in the GyroQ tag library provides you with a popup calculator: To install it, paste the “packed text” for the tag into GyroQ.

How long is a typical email message?

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Awhile back an OutLinker user ran into trouble transferring a large Microsoft OutLook message into MindManager via GyroQ. We determined the shear size of the transfer was the problem. We don’t know precisely how big is too big, but in order to minimize the risk of that happening, OutLinker now has an upper limit on […]

OutLinker Setup Gets Easier and New Attachment Feature

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Outlinker has evolved quite a bit as I’ve gotten more familiar with the capabilities of VBA in Microsoft OutLook and gained the advantages that the installation program provides in making forms easier to deliver. The latest release of OutLinker uses a form to set configuration options rather than the OutLook notes folder. The configuration information […]

OutLink to your OutLook Task List and other new options

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Several new options have trickled into the OutLinker GUI interface as it has gotten some use. These are available in the latest Beta download from the OutLinker Installation page. If you review the screen shot above most are self explanatory, but here is some background: There are four ways you can “send” the item you […]

Outlinker GUI

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

The OutLinker script for processing your Microsoft Outlook inbox into GTD next actions and MindManager links now has the default option of using a form instead of an input box as a user interface: The installation program for the software is on the wiki. This means you can now: Interact with messages directly while program […]

OutLinker Installer Now Available

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

OutLinker now has a user-friendly installation program (outlinker.exe) similar to the one developed for MindReader. This should enable you to get rolling with the software without fiddling with macro code or references as well as to update existing installations with latest code. Visit the OutLinker for download instructions. An installation program was one of the […]

SpeedReader — Faster Version of MindReader Available

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

MindReader was running a big sluggishly on my MindManager maps, so went through it with a fine tooth comb and identified where it was spending its time. I made several tweaks so that it can load its options faster and skip over sections of code when not needed and avoid branches of keywords if the […]

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