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Table Of Contents

Thoughts are Information
Dynamic Graphical Interface
Operating Systems
About this Guide
Note to Macintosh Users
Brain Terminology
Opening Older Brains
Suggestions for Transitioning to Your New Brain
A Guided Tour of Personal Brain
Part 1: Explore the PersonalBrain Window
Part 2: Create New Thoughts
Part 3: Find, Add Attachments, Link, and Delete Thoughts
Understanding Thought Relationships
Navigating Your Brain
Opening Content
Previewing Thought Content
Activating Recent Thoughts: The Past Thought List
Instant Activation
Customizing Your Brain’s Environment
PersonalBrain’s Default Settings
Customizing The PersonalBrain Window
Using Your Brain in Transparent Mode
Switching to Mini-Mode
Maximizing and Restoring the Plex
Moving and Resizing the Plex
Customizing Your Brain’s Appearance
PersonalBrain Toolbar
Setting Other Preferences
General Preferences
Look & Feel Preferences
UI Preferences
Views Preferences
Search Preferences
Color Preferences
Advanced Preferences
Accelerators Preferences
Creating Thoughts
Creating a Single Thought
Creating Multiple Thoughts at Once
Creating Context-Sensitive Thought Names Using Commas
Swapping a Thought’s Name with its Label
Copying Thoughts Within and Between Brains
Undoing and Redoing Actions
Editing Thoughts and Links
Renaming Thoughts
Deleting and Forgetting Thoughts
Selecting Multiple Thoughts
Advanced Selection
Other Selection Uses
Unlinking Thoughts
Linking Existing Thoughts
Link to Thoughts Visible in the Plex
Link to Thoughts Not Visible in the Plex
Link by Dragging to a Pin
Link by Dragging to the Past Thought List
Link by Selecting a Thought in the Create Child Dialog Box
Link Using the Selection
Cancel Creation of a Link
Changing Relationships Using Drag and Drop
Thought and Link Properties
Changing the Appearance of a Thought
Thought Drop Shadows and Backgrounds
Viewing a Thought’s Details
Adding a Label to a Thought
To add a label to a Thought:
Attaching Images to Thoughts
Thoughts Types
Creating a Thought Type
Visible Thought Types
Managing Thought Types
Assigning a Type During Thought Creation
Capturing Pictures for a Thought Type
Super Types
Making Thoughts Private
Thought URLs
Changing the Appearance of a Link
To change the appearance of a link:
Link Types
Adding Files, Web Pages, and Folders
Opening and Renaming Attachments
Drag and Drop
Adding Attachments Using Drag and Drop
Copying and Moving to Other Locations with Drag and Drop
Moving a File into a Brain After It Is Attached as a Shortcut to a Thought
Moving a File Out of PersonalBrain
Copy and Paste
Copying an Attachment from One Thought to Another
Capturing a Picture for an Attachment
Using the Save As Command
Attachment List Context Menus
File Attachment Context Menu
URL Attachment Context Menu
Attachment List Settings
Working with Multiple Attachments
Creating Virtual Thoughts by Dragging and Dropping Folders
Adding a Template File to Your Brain
Advanced Navigation and Alternate Views
Changing How You View Your Thoughts
Using Outline View
Using Expanded Thoughts View
Expanding All Thoughts by One Generation
Maintaining the Active Thought While Expanding the View
Collapsing All Thoughts
Expanding and Collapsing Individual Thoughts
Panning and Scaling the Expanded View
Adjusting the Distance Between Thoughts
Dragging Thoughts to Different Locations in the Plex
Saving Expanded Views
Managing Saved Views
Scroll Bars
Filtering Thoughts from the View
Presenting Your Brain
Entering Presentation Mode
Exiting Presentation Mode
Hiding Pins While Presenting
Using Your Brain’s Extra Sensory Perception (ESP)
Setting ESP Sync Preferences
Analyze Main Thoughts
Using PersonalBrain Tools
Tools Overview
Using Notes Menu Commands
Using the Notes Toolbar
Entering Notes
Saving Notes
Printing Notes
Checking Your Spelling
Copying Formatting
Insert Horizontal Rules
Inserting Tables
Create Task Lists
Link to Thoughts in Notes
Insert URL Addresses
Embedding Hyperlinks
Adding Images to Notes
Counting Your Words
Customize the Date and Time Format
Using the Thought Toolbar
Keeping the Thought Tool Open
Creating a Tag
Assigning and Removing Tags
Assigning a Tag During Thought Creation
Deleting a Tag
Renaming a Tag
Defining How Tags will Display
Displaying Thoughts Based on Their Tags
Reporting on Tags
Adding Notes and Attachments to Tags
Using the Search Toolbar
Performing an Advanced Search
To perform an Advanced search:
Fine-Tuning Your Advanced Searches
Using Advanced Search Features
Creating and Saving Custom Reports
Managing Custom Reports
Adding an Event
Reoccurring Events
Viewing All Events for the Active Thought
Navigating Your Calendar
Marking Events as Complete
Deleting an Event
Snoozing and Dismissing Events
Synchronizing with Google Calendar
Printing Your Brain
Using Outlook with Your Brain
Adding Contacts to Thoughts
Adding Other Outlook Objects with Drag and Drop
Copying Contacts into Notes
Emailing Attachments
Using Web Mail with Your Brain
Adding Messages to Thoughts
Mac OS X: Email and Other Features
Additional Email Capabilities
Searching File Attachments
Use WebBrain.com to Share, Synchronize, and Back Up Your Brains
Publishing Your Brain
Synchronizing Your Brain
Creating Online Backup Copies of Your Brain
Editing Your Online Brain
Automatic WebBrain Synchronization
Using BrainZip to Send Your Brain to Others
Creating a BrainZip
Uploading and Downloading Brainzips
Uploading a BrainZip
Downloading a BrainZip
Publishing Your Brain on WebBrain.com
Exporting Your Brain to a SiteBrain Web Site
Exporting Your Brain as a Simple HTML
Exporting Your Brain as XML for BrainEKP
To export your Brain as XML for BrainEKP:
Copying Thoughts into Other Applications as an Outline
Importing Word Outlines
Copying Outlines with Notes
Pasting Outlines
Importing Information Into Your Brain
Importing Bookmarks, Folders, and Mind Maps
Merging Brains
Importing PersonalBrainXMLs
Importing Outlines from Word or Excel into a Brain
Brain Maintenance
Backing Up Your Brain
Looking Under the Hood: Where Your Brain Stores Content
Some Sample Brain Applications
Project Management Brain
Hobby and Special Interest Brain
Travel Brain
Personal or Business Finance Brain
Research and Analysis Brain
“My People Network” Brain
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