Mindmap module

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Mindmap module.

This contributed code activity module can add, create and share mindmaps within Moodle.


  • Create and share mindmaps online.
  • Make mindmaps public or share them with groups or make them public.
  • Export maps to XML, PDF, image or Freemind-files.
  • Edit mindmaps offline via Gears or Adobe AIR

Most important commands and functions

Function Command
add node
  • Doubleclick on any place or click the green plus-icon
  • ENTER adds a node to the same layer
  • INSERT adds a childnode
delete nodes
  • CTRL + click on the node,
  • press DELETE
  • click the red minus-sign
deletes a node and all of his child-nodes CTRL + D
Undo and Redo
  • CTRL + Z and CTRL + Y or
  • use the icons|
Autocomplete-Node press END
move node
  1. position a node over new parent,
  2. release mouse,
  3. reposition node

See also