Radial Map Feature in Mindjet 2020

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I think it would be interesting to have the Radial Map feature in Mindjet.  I saw it recently in mind map build in iMindMap.  It is an interesting way to look at information.  
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jerry.mings

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Alex Gooding, Champion

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I think this would be a great idea. I've only seen iMindMap's promotional video on this feature, but this displays one important aspect which would make a major contribution to its success: the ability to use the equivalent of MindManager boundaries to create radial slices to shade each branch group, which apparently can be resized regardless of the number of subtopics in each slice.

It this is possible it means the map can also function as a true pie chart. In the video the slices appeared to be being resized manually, which is great, but what would also be even more useful would be to add the ability to resize them automatically, based on parameters such as duration involved or effort required. So for example if you had a radial map with three branches, one with a total duration of 40 days and the other two with 20 days each, the first would automatically form a slice taking up half the map. Ideally the sub-branches would behave in a similar fashion.
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Richard Poole

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I like the sound of this - is this in the works for a future release?  Anyone know?
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The radial map was a feature in earlier iterations of Mind Manager going back to MM8.  I was sad to see it gone here.  Wonder if it has to do with the compatibility with Microsoft or other downstream compatibility.  The quality of MM8 maps were better by far than what is possible now.