The Hand of Movement or the Rubber Band of Selection

Clicking the mouse on the MindManager map canvas has four functions:

  1. Left click and release – Creates a paste point on the canvas. Paste to add the contents of your clipboard as a floating topic or image depending on content.
  2. Right click and release – A menu of appropriate options pops up.
  3. Left click, hold down and move – Gives a rubber band for making multiple item selection. Hold down the Ctrl key and you can make further selections.
  4. Left click, hold down, pause and move – Allows you to move the map within the window.
  5. Right click, hold down and move – Also allows you to move the map within the window but I often get the pop up menu.

Timing on the last two options can take a little practice. Here is a 1 minute video demonstrating just those two.

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About Andrew Wilcox

Andrew is an experienced user of MindManager who shares his knowledge and advice for free here. And provides commercial training and consulting on how to exploit MindManager and other mind mapping software applications in business, organisations and for individuals at Cabre For more information about Andrew please visit his Google + profile.


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