Filters do not travel with Mindmap files?

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I am on a road-trip so I moved my MindManager source files from my desktop iMac to Dropbox so I could access them on the road via my Macbook Air. However, I discovered that the Filters I had created did not go with the files - they're maintained in a SavedQueries.plist file in a folder buried in the local user's Library hierarchy on the local machine.

So does this mean that I have to manually copy that plist file from one machine to the other and back again under these same conditions??
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Filters are little files on their own. We have some default markers that are standard on every map but to have all the markers ever created would be confusing not to mention challenging (what if I wanted to use the same icon for different marker descriptions on different maps). Therefore, we have the ability to add & remove marker groups

If you want to use Dropbox, You will have to save the marker list and upload it to Dropbox along with the marker list. NOTE: Dropbox is not a supported application of MindManager for Mac.

If you are using a Mac, Open the Inspector and go to Marker List.
- There is "+" button at the bottom left, select "create marker group".
- Use the down arrow next to the newly created marker group and select "New Marker"
- Create as many markers as you need to.
- Once you are finished, click "OK".
- Click on the marker group so it's highlighted
- Next to the "+" is a gear drop down, click and select "Save Marker Group"
- Save this marker group to your desktop OR directly to Dropbox

When you open up the map, use that same gear to add the marker list to your map.

My recommendation is to move your files over to Mindjet Connect. In Connect, the marker groups will stay intact and you'll be able to work in the web version of the map and/or download it to use within MindManager for Mac.
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Thanks a lot for the response. Saving my marker list to Dropbox and importing that from my other mac works well, as does copying the SavedQueries.plist file to Dropbox and importing that on my other Mac.

One more related question - this week I'm working on my PC; I can go to Options > Package Folders and point MM at Dropbox in order to automatically pick up my markers file. However, there doesn't seem to be any way of importing my SavedQueries data - originated on the Mac - destined for PC?


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