XMind -- Social Brainstorming and Mind Mapping

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XMind for College Course Notes

I'm a newbie to XMind and want to use it to take notes for college courses. I'd like to hear which of the "featured maps" is a good template (in English) that you are using.

Added by Chris Z on April 25, 2010 at 11:48pm — No Comments

mind mapping in schools

I would like to see Mind mapping techniques taught in schools. Installing VM Ware machines with various mind mapping software could prove to be beneficial to students. With the introduction of IP PBX, high speed accessibility to collaborate on such projects will have potential to take… Continue

Added by Cindy Fallsen on December 30, 2009 at 5:42am — No Comments

new sheet from topic

Hello, I ve just used that new
option. Unfortunately, the changes that I ve made by now don´t appear on the
main sheet. How can I make sure that the new information I ve put into the new
sheet will also appear on the main page? thanks...

Added by ak on August 6, 2009 at 3:33pm — No Comments

The Best Project for Academia

XMind has won "The Best Project for Academia" in Sourceforge Community Choice Awards. Congratulations!

Added by stephenzhu on July 24, 2009 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

FW: Manage your tasks on “twitter”

Obviously, Twitter is one of the most popular communication platform. The first thing we do after opening computer is to tweet something. We use it tell world what we are doing, how we think about something, and etc.

So let’s say you’re same too. You’re a project manager, and have many works to do. You must need an easy-to-use tool.



Today, we’re introducing a new good tool based on the Twitter API, http://TwitDone.com, to help you to manage the to-dos and tasks fast and… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on July 19, 2009 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Perform better in your Presentation

Classical presentation way is PowerPoint like. From personal opinion, I do not like this linear way. One obvious reason is that if PPT is long, as time goes on, audience usually forget most content. Even more, some people can forget the content in last slide!



That's why I love XMind, the mindmapping and brainstorming software, which has a special presentation mode. Then I can directly present my plan to others by using mind map. How wonderful!



Example can let us understand… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on July 10, 2009 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Mind maps for website link pages

As an example Matt Shlian, talented artist/designer/ paper engineer has great jumping-off mindmap
@ http://bit.ly/QuAGo

Added by Sandgren Consulting on June 30, 2009 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Vote for XMind on SoureForge Community Choice Awards

There is the final voting phase for the 2009 Community Choice Awards. Our project, XMind, is a finalist in the Community Choice Awards in four categories:
Best Project for Academia
Best Commercial Open Source Project
Best Visual Design
Best Project for Government

How good it is!

We'd be honored if you can vote for us!

Added by stephenzhu on June 25, 2009 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

Share the world by using the Mind Maps

Everyday, we need to communicate with other people, cooperate with your colleagues. Today, we will talk about a special way to do that, Do by using Mind Maps.



Weeks ago, Chuck Frey wrote a post about online mind map gallery, Mind map galleries provide places to share your maps and get inspired . He mentioned five online galleries. One is XMind.net(aka. XMind Share), which is what I am using. I would like to share… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on June 21, 2009 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Work with Twitter, Google Doc in XMind

In the post "XMind, search engine is inside", I talk about how to use XMind online search to get more information to draw mind map. In this post, I would like to explore alternate usage of XMind inside browser, such as mushing up with some social network apps to let us work efficiently in business and life.



With Google Doc: As you can see, switching between mind map and Google Docs is very easy.… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on June 14, 2009 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Mind Map Everywhere easily, XMind Portable

As an open source software, XMind is not only a cross platform software, but also has a real portable version. Cross platform software means that you can use XMind at any platforms, such as Windows, Mac, and Linux.



Usually, we may not be allowed to install software on working computer in company. Sometimes, we have to work on a colleague's or friend's computer which may not install XMind. So there is XMind Portable. Cross + Portable will let you really map your mind everywhere and… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on June 6, 2009 at 6:16pm — 2 Comments

SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards is coming

XMind, a brainstorming and mind mapping tool, has a great UI design, and is good at raising the efficiency in learning, noting, brainstorming, planing, and management.

More important, XMind is an open source project on SourceForge.net. So, XMind proposes itself as Best Visual Design, and Best Project for Academia in this coming SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. Hope you can support XMind.



Nominate XMind:…

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Added by stephenzhu on May 22, 2009 at 4:13pm — No Comments

XMind, search engine is inside

While drawing mind map and/or doing brainstorm, we usually have to find more related information about a topic on the web, such as others' view, detailed description, and etc. Mostly, we have to switch to browser and search this topic. During this process, we waste much time, and lose many sparkles.



XMind Pro can help you to prevent that bad things, you can find more useful information directly with few and simple steps:



1> Select that topic;

2> Select "Tool… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on May 20, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Nominate XMind for SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards

XMind, a brainstorming and mind mapping tool, has a great UI design, and is good at raising the efficiency in learning, noting, brainstorming, planing, and management. I proposed it as Best Visual Design, and Best Project for Academia in the SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. Let's get up and support XMind. :)



Nominate XMind:…



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Added by stephenzhu on May 19, 2009 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

Use XMind v3.0.3 to protect your work

On April 29th, XMind announced the new update, v3.0.3, which has a very important feature to protect your work. Here, we can talk about it and other new in this update.



New Features

1. Crash Recovery

Our operating system or XMind itself may crash because of some unexpected reasons. Once this happened, all your work will be lost. This feature can prevent this kind loss.



2. Topic Text Alignment

Select a topic, there is one more option to let you… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on May 15, 2009 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Is there a version of XMind that is server-based or may be installed on a local network for access at a user-level? Is there a method whereby the collapse/expand functionality is retained following e…

Is there a version of XMind that is server-based or may be installed on a local network for access at a user-level? Is there a method whereby the collapse/expand functionality is retained following exporting to another program? Continue

Added by Business Manager on May 14, 2009 at 3:55am — No Comments

Mind Mapping in My eyes

When we enter into 2009, although financial crisis is crazy, but mind mapping software market is still thriving. People are paying more attention on it. Everyday, there are more than 1,000 blog posts, and 5,000 threads in twitter about mind mapping, and mind mapping software application.

Last month, lifehacker.com took a poll about Best Mind Mapping Software. During 5 days, more than 4,000 people… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on April 13, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

XMind v3.0.2 is released

For the corporate environment, XMind v3.0.2 includes some new

templates, such as Meeting Template to let your meeting efficient,

Personal Management Template to let you manage your life and work

clearly, Project Management Template to let you work easily.



I also want to talk about the Security with you here. XMind gets many

feedback from business customers about this. They tell us although

XMind has performed great during assisting their work, but they… Continue

Added by stephenzhu on March 23, 2009 at 6:35pm — No Comments

XMind - Brilliant!

I'm a novelist and short story writer. I recently discovered Xmind and find it's the perfect tool for managing the prework for a project. I have characters, beginning, middle, ending and locations topics. Each has a subtopic for specific items. What I love is that I can hyperlink, say, a character name in XMind to the Word doc with the character history and details. XMind becomes like a desktop from which I can get to every document related to a project in one click. It's a fantastic… Continue

Added by Anthony on February 15, 2009 at 8:26am — 7 Comments

Printing XMind Gantt Charts?

One of the main reasons I chose Xmind is because of its easy Gantt Chart functionality, BUT now I can't find how to print or export a Gantt Chart.

Please can someone help me - I really need to be able to do this as a matter of urgency.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you!

Added by Spark on January 20, 2009 at 1:01pm — 2 Comments

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