Best note taking app for MindManager? This determines one's to-do app as well

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Have you guys found a solution yet? I recently started using MindManager and I'm loving it. Would love to integrate it with a note taking app. What note taking app would work best with Mind Manager? Evernote, OneNote? There seems to be no direct plug-ins and I find hyperlinks to be inefficient. My choice of note-taking app would also determine my to-do app. (Note that I also like to use Outlook) Please help!
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Rickus Cronje

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Rickus Cronje

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I have managed to find what seems to be a hyperlink generating connection to OneNote: http://www.onenotegem.com/pons-for-mindmanager-and-onenote.html
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Bob Levy

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I use mm for todo list and note taking as well as evernote.
MM has 5 major topics:
Q0, Q1, Q2, Q3 or Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4  all based on the quardrand approach
I also have a Done topic.
Move done items to the Done topic and add a timestamp in the topic use ctrl-shift-D for the timestamp.I also make extensive use of the note feature for the topics.
Find MM better than all of the others

I suspect addons might be an enhancement but I live in Mindmap and always have tod--Q4 open.
Also have my TodoDashboard and calender maps open as well as bobs calendar
Bottom line is the 3 maps are always open and suite my needs perfectly.


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Michael Deutch, Official Rep

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In the latest version of MindManager Enterprise, it's possible to send topics and entire maps to over 500 different online applications including OneNote and Evernote. 
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Dave Halverson

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A couple of comments:

I think that note taking is a 'core-competency' for mind mapping and MIndManager.  Each topic can be elaborated with sub-topics, each sub-topic with sub-sub-topics and so on.  Attach notes, links, graphics, pictures, video...anything you want to your map.  Personally I can't see the benefit of linking to OneNote or Evernote unless you are saving your maps on these sites?  What am I missing? 

See Jamie Nast's Idea Mapping site for lots of examples of note taking using pencil and paper...very basic.

By the way Bob Levy mentioned Covey's Quadrant approach and there is a terrific map on our Mapsforthat site.  You do have to register but there is no cost associated with this site.