How to add comments to a branch

16 november 2021

Sometimes you need to write a lot in a branch.
But the main idea of mind maps is to write little. 

So, what to do? 

A user of IOctopus gave us a great idea - to add possibility to leave long text comments for a branch. That way you can continue to write short notes of few words in branches and your mind map stays compact and visual at the same time that you can add much more information to it. 

👆 It is important because short mind maps are easier to remember and perceive.

mind map text comments

We have found this feature really useful and have implemented it. It is now possible to add a text commentary of any size, if required. 

We have tried to make this feature as convenient as everything we do. 

How to add a comment?

You can add a text comment to a branch using this button   on the top toolbar or on the shortcut menu.

  1. Select a branch
  2. Click on the  
  3. Write a text

And the second way is:

  1. Select a branch
  2. Use a shortcode Alt + /
  3. Write a text

Once you have written the text, you can click anywhere else or press Enter to save it.

 

Have you already tried it? What do you think of the idea and the implementation?

Author of the article: Jane S.

See also

How to make a mind map

How to master all the key nuances of creating mind maps in 10 minutes? And most importantly, to master for years.  So that you don't have to go back to it.

It's easy with the quick, interactive assignments in this article.

Mind maps for business

Business is about strategy, planning, researching possible development options and choosing the best one. If you need a clear, easy-to-use tool, then take a look at how a mind map works in business.

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