Excel2Map

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

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 now exports colors, icons and custom properties

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

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 […]

How to improve MindManager?

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

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 […]

Omni2Map: Export OmniFocus to MindManager

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

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 […]

OmniFocus for IPad Review

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

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 […]

New OutLinker feature — create set of topics with links contacts, notes, tasks, or messages

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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, […]

ButtonReader: 40 configurable buttons for MindReader

Monday, April 4th, 2011

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 […]

Example of Map2Excel in use

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Wojciech posted a nice example of how one might use Map2Excel on his blog.

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