Importing graphics for symbols in Map View

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Importing graphics for symbols in Map View

Importing graphics for symbols in Map View

You can use graphics created in other programs to represent your ideas. You can also use scanned photographs or any other graphic images. In Windows, you can import GIF, JPEG, PICT, TIFF, PNG, Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) and Windows Metafile (*.wmf) files.

To add an imported graphic to a custom symbol library, see Adding symbols to custom libraries.

To import a graphic for a symbol in Map View:

1.Click where you want to place the graphic.

2.On the Edit menu, choose Insert Graphic.

3.Select the graphic file, then click Open.


You can drag and drop a graphic from a graphics editing program or drag and drop the graphics file. Arrange the program windows so that both the graphic and the Inspiration window are visible. Drag the graphic to the mind map.

To copy and paste a graphic onto a mind map, in the graphics editing program, copy the graphic. On the mind map, click where you want the graphic to appear. On the Edit menu, choose Paste.