Topic border frame in V14.3 can cover relationship lines

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I have noticed a new and annoying problem with the new topic frame that came unheralded with version 14.3.

On selecting a topic the new frame surrounds in a big box not only the topic but also the Tags and Task Info areas. This means that if you have topics close together in say, a tree layout, it can be very difficult to click on any relationships between adjoining topics because you can't get "under" the new topic frame to click on it.

It's best to illustrate what's happening:

When you highlighted a topic in MM v14.0 this is what you got (highlight shows as grey):

Now in in 14.3 this is the result:

This is a particular problem if you set the relationship lines close to the topics in a map created in a previous version and now open it in 14.3, as is demonstrated in the following example where this has happened to the relationship lines in one of my files:


The thin line in dark blue on the right is the relationship line which is totally enclosed within the topic frame and cannot be accessed, at least while the map is in tree or org chart form.

I understand the new topic frame will be made optional in V15, which would be great. However, while I am planning to get V15 Mindjet should consider a point upgrade to V14.3 to allow those who aren't upgrading easier access to relationship lines in files they have already created.

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Posted 6 years ago

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aHa!Coaching, Champion

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Yes, a point upgrade for MindManager 14.3 would be a nice way to solve this.
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Other's hate this also.  Can we have an official response please?   What's happening with this?
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Ary Velstra, Expert Trainer

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Mindjet listened, see MM 15 release, where you can switch it off and on.