Launch Connect desktop version without having to Launch MindManager first

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Since I keep all of my MindManager files in Connect, the first thing I want to do when I work with a map is get into my Connect account so I can choose the file to work with.

Currently this requires:
1. Launching MindManager
2. Clicking the home tab
3. Clicking the Connect link at the bottom of the MindManager window
4. Changing from an empty Connect folder that I can't delete (see

Would be great to be able to just start in 4.
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Posted 9 years ago

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Scott Gilbert

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I'm not sure I understand the title of your suggestion. MindManager is the desktop application. It allows you to access your content stored in Connect via the Connect tab.

So do you want to start your day in MindManager or would you prefer to start your day on the Connect website?

Or, are you suggesting that the 1st thing that MindManager showed you when you opened the application is the connect tab with your "preferred" account selected?

Turning off (quitting) or at least hiding, accounts you are no longer using is certainly another thing we need to support in the future.
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I use the desktop clients (for both MM and Connect) almost exclusively because the MM web client lacks some features I need that currently only found in the desktop client.

There is no Connect tab in MM desktop (unless I'm missing something). Only way I'm aware of to access Connect from the desktop MM is to click the home tab and then click the Connect link at the lower left of the UI frame, which brings up a separate desktop application called Mindjet Connect.

Since I store all of my maps exclusively in MIndJet Connect and it's a separate application, would be more efficient for me to able to just launch the Connect desktop app first, and then launch MM desktop by clicking on the map I want to open - just like I'd do for any files on my local HD: navigate to the file I want, double click to open it, and the app I need to edit it launches automatically.
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Have you tried the option of restart MindManager with maps open when you closed it. Does this work with Connect files?

Personally I always sleep or hibernate my PC when I leave and return to where I left off when I come back.
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Brittney Mazzetta

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I believe youcan use Bookmark the link to the folder that you want to start on.
Then click the bookmark and you will have

You will still need to navigate to in MindManager to the folder, but it eliminates the login, click, home, etc. I hope this helps!