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This is the help document of MindBerry mindmapping software.

Create a new mindmap

  • Open the menu and choose New. A dialog will prompt you to save the changes to your currently edited mindmap.

Open an existing mindmap

  • Open the menu and choose Open. Browse to the path of the mindmap file and press Enter.
Set default storage folder: You can set your current browsing folder to become Default folder. [New]

Save a mindmap

  • Open the menu and choose Save. Type in the name of your mindmap, browse to the folder you want to save and press Enter.

Import a mindmap (Freemind and MindManager)

  • Open the menu, and choose Open. A file browser screen should appear, navigate to the mindmap you want to import (extension *.mm) and click. MindBerry will import the mindmap for you.

Export a mindmap

  • Open the menu and choose Export. Type in the name of your exported mindmap, browse to the folder you want to save and press Enter. This version of MindBerry can export to FreeMind and MindManager format.
* Note: The .xmmap export option works best for Mindjet MindManager.

Email a mindmap

  • Open the menu and choose Send via email. You can choose some options here: compress the map befor sending it, attachment format and email content.

Navigating

  • Scroll the trackball to navigate between nodes.
  • If your device is a 87xx phone, use the trackwheel to move left and right between nodes. Hold ALT and scroll trackwheel will result in moving up and down.
    Or:
  • Use the numeric key for navigating. 2-4-6-8 key for Up - Left - Right - Down navigation. Hold down the key to continue navigating in current direction.
    Tip: For faster key-based navigating, from your BlackBerry home screen, choose Options -> Screen/Keyboard -> Key Rate. Set the value of Key Rate field to Fast.

Scrolling

  • Hold ALT and scroll the trackball to scroll the mindmap.
  • If your device is a 87xx phone, hold SHIFT key and use the trackwheel to move left and right between nodes. Hold ALT and scroll trackwheel will result in moving up and down.
    Or:
  • Use the numeric key for scrolling. Hold ALT, and press 2-4-6-8 key for Up - Left - Right - Down navigation. Hold down the key to continue scrolling in current direction.
    Tip: For faster key-based scrolling, from your BlackBerry home screen, choose Options -> Screen/Keyboard -> Key Rate. Set the value of Key Rate field to Fast.

Create a child node

  • Navigate to the parent node, and press key P or click the trackball to open up New Topic dialog. Enter your topic content and press Enter.
    Or:
  • Open the menu, choose New subtopic to open up New Topic dialog. Enter your topic content and press Enter.

Create a sibling node

  • To create a sibling node, navigate to the node you want to share the parent and press Enter.
    Or:
  • Open the menu, choose New sibling topic to open up New Topic dialog. Enter your topic content and press Enter.

Edit a topic

  • Navigate to the node you want to edit and press W.
    Or:
  • Open the menu, choose Edit topic to open up Edit Topic dialog. Enter your topic content and press Enter.

Delete a topic

  • Navigate to the node you want to delete and press DEL.
    Or:
  • Open the menu, choose Delete topic.
* Note: You can undo delete action by open the menu and select Undo delete. [New]

Drag and Drop a topic

  • Navigate to the node you want to drag and press M. Press Enter or M again to drop the node.

Attach note to topic

  • Navigate to the node, and press key N. If the node currently has no node attached, a dialog will prompt you enter the note content. Enter content then click OK. After that, you will have your note attached.
  • Edit or remove a note: press key N and choose Edit Note/Remove Note option in the menu.
* Note: The Note Panel can be scrolled using Trackball. [New]

Add hyperlink [New]

  • Navigate to the node, and press key combination Alt + L. You can choose between creating a web url link, local file link or another mindmap link.
  • Follow a link: Alt + L again and choose the Go! button.

Fold/Unfold

  • Press Space bar to fold all node's children. Press Space bar again to unfold.

Cut, Copy and Paste a topic

  • To cut a node, press ALT + C or using the menu, choose Cut Topic.
  • To copy a node, press ALT + D or using the menu, choose Copy Topic. [New]
  • To paste, press ALT + V or using the menu, choose Paste Topic .
  • To clear the clipboard, choose the Clear clipboard menu option.

Reflect a topic

  • Reflect basically is changing the side of node from left to right, or from right to left. Press R to switch the node's side.

Change text color

  • Press C to bring up the Color palette. Choose the color you want and press Enter.

Change line color

  • Press L to bring up the Color palette. Choose the color you want and press Enter.

Want more color? [New]

  • Press H or bring the menu and choose Hexagon mode when you are at the Color palette. You should see something like this:
  • BlackBerry mindmap

Change line style

  • There are 8 different life styles. Press Y to bring up the Line Style toolbox.

Change topic icon

  • Press I to bring up the Icon toolbox. Choose the icon you want and press Enter. A node can contain multiples icons. [New]

Change display font of the topic

  • Press T to bring up the Font toolbox. Choose the font and press Enter.

Change topic style

  • Press ALT + I to toggle Italic.
  • Press ALT + B to toggle Bold.
  • Press ALT + U to toggle Underline.
  • Press ALT + O to decrease font height.
  • Press O to increase font height.

Apply style to branch

  • Choose Apply style to branch to cascade apply style down to entire branch.
  • Choose Apply style to branch at root node to apply style to entire mindmap. [New]

Change Default Option

  • Open the menu and choose Options. From Options screen, you can customize the settings of MindBerry, including Show Grid, Scrolling Speed, Drag Speed
* For more shortcuts, view the detailed list in the Shortcuts screen by : Open the menu, choose Keyboard Shortcuts.