CmapTools allows users to construct, navigate, share and edit knowledge models that are represented as concept maps. The advantage of CmapTools is that you can build and share concept maps, with many customizable options, with numerous people accross the globe; you don't have to just be on the same local network.
Key features include:
- Construct Cmaps on your PC locally.
- Share Cmaps on servers anywhere on the Internet.
- Link Cmaps to other Cmaps held on servers.
- Automatically create web pages of concept maps.
- Edit maps synchronously with other users'.
- Search the web for relevant data for your concept map.
Concept maps are a really good way to organize projects and distribute tasks with colourful explanatory charts. The app helps you to design any type of relational charts, concept maps and other diagrams. The app is really easy to use; double click on the screen to create a new element and right-click on it to customize its appearance. That's it!
You can export CMapTools charts to a variety of different formats such as XML, PDF and HTML.
Change Cmap Cloud account: in the preferences, under Cmap Cloud, if you type the email address of another Cmap Cloud account, you switch account. Note that if the email address you type is not an existing account, you change the email address of your current account.
New Feature, Templates: a simpler way to handle styles than Named Styles, you can give a name to the style of your currently opened Cmap and then assign it as your default style, or you can select from predefined styles. Right click on a template to set it as the default for all new Cmaps.
New Feature, Group/ungroup: you can group a set of nodes and have them move around as a single unit.
New Feature, Group as Stack: will take a group of nodes and stack them one on top of the other (useful to list examples). The order in which they are selected determines the order of the sack.
New, use the mouse's wheel to zoon in and out of a Cmap.
New, use shortcuts B, I and U for Bold, Underline and Italics.
Adds support for the new Force Inheritance permission in CmapServers.
Fixes an issue with the resource viewer window.
History tab now lists up to 100 entries.
Changes the Edit Locked menu entry shortcut to <ctrl>-K. Was <ctrl>-L, the same as Autolayout.
Simplifies the Typical Installation process by not requiring the destination folder.