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MindView 7 – Redefining Mind Mapping

MatchWare proudly introduces MindView 7, the FIRST choice in mind mapping for business and educational use. With a new high-resolution Office 2016 interface, superior Office integration, and enhanced project management features, MindView 7 redefines mind mapping and takes productivity to the next level. If you are a serious mind mapper, MindView 7 will illuminate your ideas like never before!

New Features


Interface and Formatting


New Office 2016 Interface with High Resolution Icons

MindView 7 includes the popular MS Office 2016 interface, giving users a familiar environment while working on their mind maps. With high-resolution icons, intuitive menus, and a flexible UI, MindView 7’s new interface guarantees the most intuitive mind mapping experience available.

New Office 2016 Interface with High Resolution Icons

New Map Design Styles

With new design styles for Map, Outline, Timeline and Gantt views, there’s no limit to your creativity. New map styles are sharp and crisp making them ideal for presenting on a projector.

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New Icons & Redesigned Icons Panel

Highlight your MindView projects with a handful of new Icons, and the fully redesigned Icons Panel keeps your ideas flowing. The new Recent Icons and Document Icons features help to keep your designs consistent, improving clarity and communication.

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New Icons & Redesigned Icons Panel

New Images

With more than 100 high quality images added to our popular Pictures Catalog, users can quickly create eye catching and engaging mind maps that have never looked better.

New Images

Updated Text Note Editor

MindView 7 has revamped the popular Text Note Editor. When pasting text into the Editor, a user can now clear the formatting making research and documentation faster and easier than before.

Updated Text Note Editor

New Spell Checker

MindView 7 includes an updated Spell Checker with new dictionary and bug fixing.

Collaboration


With more than 5 million MindView users worldwide, there’s power in numbers. The new Public Maps export lets users upload and share their favorite MindView projects. Using the MatchWare Shared Workspace, users upload directly to the online MatchWare Mind Map Library, and add Tags to help describe their project. Sharing has never been easier.

Microsoft OneDrive is a popular free collaborative portal, and MindView users can now save and share MindView files using OneDrive.

Google Drive continues to be a major player in the collaborative workspace landscape, and MindView users can now save and share MindView files using Google Drive.

New Calculation Module


MindView 7’s Calculation Module upgrade brings it more in line with MS Excel. With powerful new functions and a more streamlined UI, users can locate and insert function arguments, and improve data capturing in their MindView projects.

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Project Management Features


Baseline

MindView has rapidly become one of the most popular project management tools available, and the power of the Baseline has now been added to MindView’s robust PM tools suite. Once your project schedule is approved, you can save a project Baseline to preserve the original scope, cost and schedule. As project scope creep occurs, you can create additional baselines as needed. Toggle Baseline information on and off in MindView’s Gantt view, and reference it in the Calculation module. Continue working in popular tools such as MS Project or MS Excel by exporting from MindView and including the Baseline information.

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Baseline

Show Dependencies in the Mind Map View

MindView has rapidly become one of the most popular project management tools available, and the power of the Baseline has now been added to MindView’s robust PM tools suite. Once your project is complete, you can save a project Baseline to preserve the original scope, cost and schedule. Toggle Baseline information on and off in MindView’s Gantt view, and reference it in the Calculation module. Continue working in popular tools such as MS Project or MS Excel by exporting from MindView and including the Baseline information.

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Show Dependencies in the Mind Map View

Fixed Cost for Tasks

Cost tracking is a vital component of a successfully managed project. MindView 7 allows users to specify a Fixed Cost for tasks that do not depend on resources, and display the cost information in the Gantt outline. Work in conjunction with popular tools such as MS Project or MS Excel by exporting to and importing from MindView and including the Fixed Cost information.

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Fixed Cost for Tasks

Updated Project Reports Including Baseline & Agile Reports

The completely redesigned Project Reports have been updated with communication in mind. Users can now select what task information to include in the reports. Want a simple way to illustrate a Baseline? Try the new alternative Baseline report. And for those working in an agile manner, associating Sprint icons from the Icons library allows you to track the project progression using a Kanban board.

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Updated Project Reports Including Baseline & Agile Reports

Show Total Amount of Work & Cost for a Task Resource

In project management, details are everything. Having the ability to include resource specific information has always been one of MindView’s core strengths, and users can now see the Total Amount of Work and Cost for each resource in the Resources dialog.

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Show Total Amount of Work & Cost for a Task Resource

New Project Management Filters

MindView users have always enjoyed the power and flexibility of our Filters, and we are thrilled to now offer the ability to use Cost and Baseline information to help users show only what they need, when they need it.

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New Project Management Filters

Microsoft Office Integration


Excel Export: Include Text Notes as a Separate Column

MindView’s MS Excel export has always been a favorite among mind mapping enthusiasts, and it just got better. Users can now take full advantage of MindView’s Text Note capability when exporting to and importing from MS Excel. When exporting users can define if they want Text Notes to export as Cell comments or to a separate Text Notes column in Excel. Want to start in Excel or make changes? No problem, MindView 7 can now import Text Notes located in a Text Column in Excel.

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Excel Export Auto Fits Columns & Groups Sub-Branches

MindView is a powerful organizational tool, and users can maintain a seamless transfer directly to MS Excel where columns are now auto fit to clearly display data, and sub-branches are grouped by row to better visualize the branch hierarchy.

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Excel Export

PowerPoint Import Without Having PowerPoint Installed

PowerPoint is one of the most powerful presentation tools on the market, and MindView 7 now allows users to import PowerPoint files without having PowerPoint installed.

Word Export has Updated Academic Formats

Improved Academic formats help users create presentation-ready written projects and presentations.


Export the MindView Numbering Schema to PowerPoint

Visualizing the branch hierarchy using a numbering schema is one of MindView's most coveted features, and users can now benefit from exporting the document's selected numbering schema directly to PowerPoint. The PowerPoint export also includes Alt tags for images to provide a textual alternative to visual information.

Export the MindView Numbering Schema to PowerPoint

Assistive Features


Branch Connections Labels

Branch Connections are an important feature to show relationships between branches in a mind map. The new MindView 7 lets users label Branch Connections to better illustrate and overview branch relationships.

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Branch Connections Labels

Office 2016 "Tell Me" Functionality

MindView 7 includes the MS Office “Tell Me” bar, which allows users to quickly get to features and perform actions by entering words or phrases into the bar.

Office 2016

Audio Note Saved in MP3 Format

Audio Notes help users quickly capture information directly on a branch. MindView 7 now allows users to save Audio Notes in MP3 format, which helps keep your MindView project's file size small.

Change Background Color in the Text Note Editor

For users who are uncomfortable working from a white background when generating text, you can now change the background color in the text note editor to your personal preference.

Other Features


New Select Filter

Using Filters to show, hide, and highlight branches is a great way to improve your mind mapping communication, and users can now use the new “Select” filter to choose only the branches that match the Filters settings, or choose the branches that do not match the Filter settings.

New Select Filter

Multi-check Option to Show/Hide Branch Data

Showing and hiding branch data is a great way to keep your audience engaged. MindView 7 includes a powerful "Multi-check" option making it faster and easier to display the branch data that you need.

Multi-check Option to Show/Hide Branch Data

Improved Floating Comments

It’s the little things that matter, and the redesigned Floating Comment helps you add important details to your MindView projects.

Improved Floating Comments

Improved Gantt Bar Formatting

Improving the Gantt view is always at the top of our list, and we have updated the Formatting options for the Gantt bars on Standard Tasks, Summary Tasks, and Milestone Tasks. Hovering a Gantt bar now displays a Tool Tip containing important task information to help users better understand project information.

Improved Gantt Bar Formatting

Improved Freemind/Freeplane Import