Make all the power features of Power Markers more accessible.

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"It was great that Mindjet acquired Power Markers and made it available more widely as an add-in to MM9. However it is really disappointing that only the most basic feature, the marker index, has been incorporated in MM2012. I'm aware that the more advanced features are available as a package on request from Mindjet but they have hardly been widely advertised. They should either be incorporated in the basic version or promoted more widely as an add-in."
(from Alex)
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"I cannot open mind maps created in MM9 with Power Markers in MM2012. I have to use MM9 to open mind maps with large dependencies. To-date, I do not have a solution from Mindjet. The Power Marker features add-in that I have purchased does not work in MM2012." [from Tony Fernando]
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"You should contact Mindjet to get the index marker add-in that I mentioned. This should restore all the missing Power Marker functionality to MM2012, though you may have to recreate active legends etc on your maps in MM2012.

To Mindjet's credit the add-in is free, though as I said in my suggestion it should have been incorporated in MM2012 in the first place." [from Alex]
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"Yes, please! For months, I have been searching for a reasonable way to summarize and navigate my maps in MM 2012. I had hoped to use power markers to easily identify and sort resources (using filters doesn't cut it).

If power markers are not supported in MM 2012, what other solution was incorporated into it so that we can summarize and navigate large maps?
I keep asking customer support for a solution (I have a ticket in now for it).

A couple of months ago, I was sent two add-ins for power markers, both of which I was unable to implement, despite walking through the second add-in with a customer service rep, who could not resolve the issue and eventually told me the power marker extension was not supported in MM 2012, and left it at that.

I was prepared to teach myself as long as I could get my eyes on a user guide, but it was not made available.

I watched the tutorial on how to use power markers in MM 9, and felt huge envy." [from tuningin]
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if you can lay hands on a copy of the MM9 guide to using Power Markers you should find that much of it applies to Index Markers in MM2012 - provided you have installed the index marker add-in. [from Alex]
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It is not accurate that some of the original Power Markers features are not supported in MindManager 2012. With the extension pack in place, Marker Index does everything that could be done with Power Markers, and more. If you have been advised that the original Power Markers features are not supported in MM2012, please pursue this with your Mindjet rep, as the solution does exist.

It is also not accurate that the Marker Index is involved in the failure to open maps containing large numbers of relationships, such as a map created by importing a project from MS Project. The differentiation is that MindManager 9 could open these maps, but not MindManager 2012. The change from Power Markers to Marker Index is not related to this, and disabling the add-in makes no difference to this issue.