Taskade for Mind Mapping

Use Taskade to develop and connect ideas in mind maps. Capture ideas, create structured notes, and manage information for easy access.

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How It Works

If you've ever felt like regular lists just don't cut, you're going to love mind maps. Mind mapping is a powerful technique for capturing ideas in a visual format. Unlike linear note-taking, mind mapping mirrors the way our brains think — jumping from idea to idea and making connections. Here's how to start mind mapping with Taskade.

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Mind Mapping Features in Taskade

Feature

Description

AI-powered suggestions to develop mind map nodes

Automated mind map creation based on prompts

Customizable templates tailored for mind mapping

The ability to create sub-nodes to an unlimited depth

Easy manipulation and repositioning of nodes

Tagging nodes for categorization and quick access

Collaborate with team members on the same mind map

Set Up Your Mind Map

Every project in Taskade is stored in a tree-shaped database. That means you can transform your notes and tasks in many different ways without losing context. To switch to the Mind Map view:

  1. Open your project.

  2. Use the View Switcher at the top (5th button from the left).

  3. (optional) Select the view again to set is as Default.

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Add Content to Your Mind Map

  • Start with the central idea:

    1. Open Taskade and create a new project.

    2. Choose the Mind Map view.

    3. Click on your central node and add your main ideas.

  • Add subtopics or tasks:

    1. For each main topic, you can add subtopics or tasks.

    2. Click ➡ (right-facing arrow) and ➕ New Task to add a new child node.

    3. Click ⬇ (dow-facing arrow) to add a new parent node.

    4. Click ➕ Add Block to add a new branch.

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Collaborate on Mind Maps

Collaborative mind mapping in Taskade is a seamless way to capture and connect thoughts with your team in real time. Whether you're brainstorming, planning, or organizing ideas, doing it together can enhance the process.

Follow the steps below to get started:

  • Invite team members:

    1. In your Taskade workspace, select the mind map project.

    2. Click the Share button in the top right-hand corner and select Invite to Project.

    3. Enter an email address or copy the invite link and share it via email or text.

    4. You can also specify the level of access for users who join.

  • Start a chat or video call:

    1. Click the 📞 Start Call button at the top of the chat window (on the right).

    2. Click Join meeting to start your video call!

  • Add and manage comments:

    1. Select a node or task.

    2. Click the three dots (···) on the right.

    3. Choose 💬 Comment from the list or press C.

    4. Click the 💬 chat balloon icon under a node to view and edit comments.

Organize and Refine Your Mind Map

Mind maps in Taskade are flexible and fully customizable. You can drag-and-drop elements to organize your mind maps, add #hashtags to filter nodes, change the style of bullets and headings, add notes, and even upload images, documents, and other attachments. Here are a few tips:

  • Drag-and-drop nodes:

    1. Left-click and hold (⋮⋮) to the left of a node.

    2. Drag the node anywhere you want.

    3. Release the mouse button to place the node.

  • Add #hashtags and filter:

    1. Select the node your want to add a #hashtag to.

    2. Type # followed by the name of your hashtag and press ⌨️ Enter.

      • (method #1) Click the new #hashtag to filter similar nodes.

      • (method #2) Type the #hashtag in the Search Bar to filter.

  • Upload attachments:

    1. Select a node or task.

    2. Click the three dots (···) on the right.

    3. Choose ☁️ Upload File from the list or press D.

    4. Alternatively, drag & drop a file from your computer to the node.

Examples and Templates

Taskade features thousands of customizable templates you can use in your projects, including an entire category of mind mapping templates. Whether you're brainstorming, organizing, or solving problems, these templates will help you get started.

💡 Note: Visit Mind Map Templates for more mind mapping ideas.

Template

Description

Jumpstart your creativity with this template — perfect for generating fresh, innovative ideas.

Make streamlined, informed decisions in your product development process with this intuitive mapping guide.

Organize your product release strategy meetings efficiently with this focused template.

Unlock the potential of your mind by organizing your foundational thoughts and ideas clearly.

Plan and track your finances with ease using this budget-focused mind map template.

Systematically tackle problems by mapping out issues with this structured approach.

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