Report on tags across mindmaps?

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I am using MindManager to manage my knowledge and tasks across multiple workstreams of a large project programme. As such I have one central minimal which links to multiple sub-mindmaps (each one representing a sub project).

On those sub-project mindmaps I have assigned tasks to myself.

I see the filter button at the bottom of the screen which allows me to filter on all topics with certain tags, however, is it possible to do this from the central linking mindmap?

I'd like to be able to go to the central mindmap and, say, view/find all tags/tasks in linked maps that have either a certain tag or are a task assigned to me. Is this possible?

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Martin
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Martin

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spalmaross

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No, you can't do it with MindManager. But there is an add-in (called MultiMaps) that allows to do such things (and many more things). See here.
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I'm just trying multimaps at the moment and can see it's pretty good. I'm stuck with something though. The macro language looks clever, but there aren't that many examples.

I've got a map which holds links to sub-maps (one for each of the projects I'm working on). Each of these sub maps has information on it, including tasks, questions, issues, risks, etc. I was then hoping to have a dashboard-like map which scans all my maps (based around the first one which has a link to each of the sub-maps) and shows a sort of summary of things to think about, etc.

I'm struggling to get the macros to work though. I'm obviously using the wrong keywords/operators in the notes section for each dashboard topic.

Does this make sense?

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Scott Cunningham

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Martin

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Hey, thanks for the quick response. That's disappointing that the product doesn't allow it and that I have to buy a pretty pricey add-in. Guess I'll just have to work around it :-(
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It is possible. You must switch on multi map mode and then group all the sub maps. You can then applie your filters on the global map you get.
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Martin

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Hi, I like the sound of this, but how do you switch on multi map mode?
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View - Linked Maps ( Multi Maps is older version term)
Select how many levels you want to go down.

I don't think you can filter in this view.

Select the maps you want then Combine All. This creates a new map with all the content which you can then filter.

Editing the combined map will not alter the state of the the maps that made it. Use it as a temporary view.
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Patrick Paleyron

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yes i use this view  when i make a projects review. It is very efficient when all your sub maps have (peu ou prou) the same structure. 
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Results Manager will do it I think but for the price. You could try it for 28 days to check the value. http://www.gyronix.com/resultmanager.php
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Hi Martin,

If all the linked maps and main dashboard map is saved in same folder then you can use "Search" feature and look for the specific resource by selecting More search Options as shown in the screen shot below.
And by selecting that specific folder .Once you see the search results on right hand side task bar you can  Send those result to new map.


  
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Shilpa,

This feature (Search and Send to) might be very useful. The trouble is we lost tags in the new map.  For example, we cannot filter in the new map on priority or on dates. All the tags are gone as shown in the screen shot below.

If you use "Combine All" as Andrew said : "This creates a new map with all the content which you can then filter BUT editing the combined map will not alter the state of the the maps that made it.

I therefore chose to buy ResultsManager and I am completely satisfied with my decision.

It remains a question. Why Mindjet does not improve that ? It seems to me very useful.
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Ary Velstra, Expert Trainer

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If you want to use the first map as a portal for all submaps you can also consider TopicTracker .
There are several options to achieve what you want, but I (nad my customers) favour  this one.

http://www.olympic-limited.co.uk/product/topic-tracker/