By popular demand, I added a tabular Excel import to the Map2Excel add-in for MindJet. to the latest beta (1.0.0083).Quick illustration below.
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. [...]
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 [...]
Map2Excel, a utility for exporting Mindjet MindManager maps to Microsoft Excel 2010 has been upgraded to version 1.0.0054 with several new features. Text retains MindManager colors Icons are exported as columns Custom properties exported as columns Images exported in comments enlarged New option to overwrite previous export (avoid accumulating excel sheets) Column widths better fit [...]
I just wanted do a quick "two-minute action" post on some updates to add-ins on the site over the past few weeks. Most have been discussed in the comments but merit an announcement. Post below if you have questions or are experiencing any problems or just want to let me know you still use the [...]
The Map2Excel add-in is now available for MindManager Professional 2012. In addition to exporting maps in outline or tabular format, Map2Excel has the ability to export useful hyperlinks either to map topics or external links. The source code for the older SAX Basic version Map2Excel was released under Creative Commons 3.0.
Wojciech posted a nice example of how one might use Map2Excel on his blog.
I wanted to provide an update on my project of converting tools on the activityowner.com site to MindManager Add-ins. The wiki.activityowner.com now has three independent stand-alone add-ins installs with domains that point to them: http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=MindReader, http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=Mark_Task_Complete http://map2excel.com, and of course http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=OutLinker. Each add-in is really stand-alone now and will be less intimidating for new users [...]