Why isn't the central topic text the file name?

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Maybe I 've missed something but for the last fifteen years I thought that when I saved a map for the first time, the file name suggested is the Central Topic text not "map 1 (2).mmap" or similar.

Is this happening to you to?
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Lars-Erik Mickos

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This happens to me if I create a new map, enters some text in the central topic and hits ctrl-s

BUT, if I hit enter or leave the text field so that I am no longer in topic "text edit mode" (so to say) it behaves  normally using the text I just entered. This sounds ok to me.
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I tried both options you describe. Both result in the file name as Map2.mmap not "New map.mmap" which is my central topic text.
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Well. It works for me on a normal map with the latest release (16.0.159). However Concept maps work like you describe, not so surprisingly since the Concept Title is NOT the same as the central topic (by implementation).
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Andrew, my experience is the same as yours - no matter how I try to save the map I get the default file name/number and not the central topic text. The odd thing is that this behaviour started not with the current version but a while ago; in my experience it seems to have been around at least since V15.
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That's interesting: I'm experiencing the same behaviour as Lars-Erik on MM15 (32-bit) and MM2016 (64-bit) and am unable to replicate the behaviour from Alex and Andrew.

However, when enabling the 'File name in workbook tabs' option in MindManager 2016 a filename of 'Map2' was suggested when saving the map.


Seems like the behaviour is related to that specific option in MindManager?
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Lars-Erik Mickos

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Nice observation!
I can confirm that that change in settings changes the behavior as discussed.
I did not have this option enabled but when enabling it I observe the same behavior as Andrew reported originally.
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Thank you Mathieu. That works. I have a vague memory that you could change the " 'File name in workbook tabs" by right clicking the Workbook Tabs bar but this doesn't work now. In MindManager 15 this does pop up a menu but that option is not included.