Generating MindMaps out of Java

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Hello together,

I develop Java applications and I'd like to connect my Java applications to MindJet Manager and vice versa. For example, a project management structure such as a main project and dependent deliverables could be visualized very well in the MindManager. Additionally, it would be very good to export the structure in the Java application to MindManager, edit it there, and then import it back to the Java application (something like a check-in and check-out).

Is there something like a Java API available for MindManager? Or, maybe it is an option to create XML-files with my Java application, and then import those in the MindManager. However, the XML schema and structure of the MindManager-XML-files seems to be pretty complicated.

Hopefully, you have an advise for me. I appreciate your help.

Greetings!
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Brittney Mazzetta

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At this time, generating MindMaps out of Java is not possible. However, feel free to visit our developer network: https://devzone.mindjet.com/display/m... as I believe that you will find this useful.
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Are there any other possibilities to connect to MindManager and create MindMaps? Maybe there is a documentation about the XML structure, which is more readable than the XML schema definitions? How about other supported file formats?
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This might help:

Create a map in MindManager with the content you want to export from Java.
Export the XML and xmmap file formats and look at the content.

The MindManager Developers group on Yahoo will also give you some hints
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Mi...

And MindManager Developers Exchange http://www.mmdevx.com/ shows that it is possible to develope Addins
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Brittney Mazzetta

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Thanks for that Andrew!
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There is no native Java API for MindManager for Windows, but there is a Windows COM automation interface. It should be possible to use a Java to COM bridge (such as "JACOB" on SourceForge) to control MindManager from a Java application. I don't know if this is a bidirectional bridge and will handle events from MindManager, but you should be able to create maps at least.

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