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Mind Mapping with FreeMind

Book Description

Easy recipes to increase productivity and creativity using powerful free tools Freemind and Freeplane

  • Design, write, add visual aids, link and share your mind maps

  • Increase productivity and creativity

  • In Detail

    FreeMind is the powerful free mind mapping software used by millions of people worldwide to capture their ideas and communicate them visually.

    Mind mapping with FreeMind will teach you how to develop different kinds of mind maps to capture and arrange your ideas. You will learn how to combine FreeMind or FreePlane with other free software in order to enhance the mind maps. You will learn to link and share them for use with mobile devices.

    Mind mapping with FreeMind provides easy to follow instructions to design different types of mind maps according to the needs of teachers and students. The book includes visual aids and example charts. Mind maps can be created in a simple way and throughout the book they can be enhanced using all the features that FreeMind offers. Visually attractive mind maps are displayed in the book as examples for you to build on.

    Table of Contents

    1. Mind Mapping with FreeMind
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Mind Mapping with FreeMind
      3. Credits
      4. About the Author
      5. Acknowledgement
      6. About the Reviewer
      7. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
      8. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      9. 1. Creating a Mind Map: Dos and Don'ts
        1. Introduction
        2. Ordering a mind map
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Visual attraction
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        4. Adding different types of nodes
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        5. Usage of icons
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        6. Exact text
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        7. Boundaries and branches
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        8. Writing sufficient information
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        9. Adding necessary notes
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
      10. 2. Writing a Mind Map: Using the Right Words
        1. Introduction
        2. Keywords
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        3. Representing the subject matter
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        4. Connecting words and lines
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        5. Length of lines and words
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        6. Writing noun phrases after listening to MP3 files
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        7. Uploading the mind map to wikispaces.com
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        8. Developing a radiant hierarchy through word sizes
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        9. Associating ideas through words and icons
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
      11. 3. Picturing a Mind Map: Using Visual Thinking
        1. Introduction
        2. Inserting an image
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        3. Developing a graphic technique
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        4. Working with bitmaps
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        5. Designing SVG for mind maps
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        6. Photographic mind map
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        7. Sizing an image
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        8. Inserting an external object from Flickr
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. See also
        9. Using time icons
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
      12. 4. Adding Hyperlinks and Linking the Mind Map
        1. Introduction
        2. Linking to an e-mail address
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        3. Inserting and removing a hyperlink from a text field
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        4. Adding a graphical link to nodes and changing its color
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        5. Adding a local hyperlink
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        6. Importing folders and subfolders
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        7. Following a link to fold or unfold the tree
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
      13. 5. Sharing a Mind Map: Using the Best of Mobile and Web Features
        1. Introduction
        2. Exporting a branch as a new map or HTML
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        3. Exporting the mind map to bitmaps or vector graphics
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        4. Uploading the mind map on Flickr and sharing it
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        5. Exporting the mind map as HTML
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        6. Exporting the mind map as XHTML
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        7. Exporting the mind map as Flash
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        8. Exporting the mind map as an OpenOffice Writer document and uploading to Google Docs
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        9. Viewing an interactive mind map in a web browser
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
      14. Index