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 […]
Mindjet has a new mindjet.uservoice.com site where users can suggest and vote on new features for MindManager. I learned of this after Andrew Wilcox posted a suggestion on the mindmanager yahoo group for adding an option to disable new multiple hyperlink feature. I added a suggestion for adding a "Left Map" map layout option. This […]
As I mentioned in my earlier OmniFocus for IPad Review, I recently adopted OmniFocus as my home project management system for Getting Things Done (GTD) In the review I noted several weaknesses of the IPad app that I thought I might be able to address with a MindManager Add-in (Omni2Map). As a Windows user, I […]
As I mentioned in my last post on Declaring GTD Bankruptcy, I recently decided to switch my personal GTD system to make better use of my new Ipad 2. Why Switch? Besides the value of having to reconsider all my priorities in the migration process, the main driver was to get away from my home […]
The OutLinker package has a new feature. If you select a set of any type of item and run the SendLink2MindManager macro, it will add topics below the selected topic in a map with the text of the item in topic/note and with a link back to the item. You could use this, for example, […]
Several people had asked for customizable context buttons in MindReader. In part because Stefan has teh biggest donation to date, I jumped right on the task. As of yesterday the ribbon has had an options button that lets you not only change the contexts but allows you to re-purpose the context, due, and time tabs […]
Wojciech posted a nice example of how one might use Map2Excel on his blog.