Started with Mind Pad
Introduction - Functions
Get started with Mind Pad
The basic frame object is a rectangle with text inside.
The link object is a line that starts at source object and ends at
and Link styles. In Mind Pad you don't need to change color or
font settings for objects or links one by one. In Mind Pad you
deal with "Styles".
Add and link new objects
Run Mind Pad program
Double click on the
workspace to create a new object
on your keyboard to create a child topic. Press "Enter" key
to create topic at the same level.
Note: to link two objects you
can select the source one, click Control + L key on your keyboard (or
"Link" icon on toolbar) and then select the destination object;
Change text on link and
Edit topic text: double
click on frame to start text editing. Use "Tab" key to
Edit link text: double
click on link and enter "Tab" key on your keyboard to
Note: start typing when some frame/link is
focused, Mind Pad will initiate a text editing dialog for this
With Mind Pad you can move single frame or
frame branch and attach it to other frame;
Mind Pad allows layout frames. See
"Layout focused tree" and "Layout focused
branch" in Workspace menu. See "FrameAutoLayout"
option in Mind Pad preferences (menu Tools -> Preferences).
Assign icons to topic
Select frame where you need to add
library" tag. Select necessary icon and double click to
assign to the frame.
Change the way objects
and links look
Every object and link has
a Style property. You can select object or link, and in the Properties
section you will see Style line.
You can create any new
style or edit existent one. First, display styles area. Check Frame
Styles and Link Styles options in View menu. Now you can create new
style or edit existent one.
Note: the important property
is Child Style. It specifies what will be the style of new object if
you click Enter or Insert key on your keyboard to create new items.
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