Introduction to Bubbl.us

  1. On the home page, click Sign In or Register , and follow the dialog to sign in.

  2. Once you've signed into your account, you will see a list of your existing mind maps.

  3. Create a new mind map by clickingtapping the New Mind Map button. To edit one of your saved mind maps, clicktap on the name of the mind map you want to open.

  4. Once you open your mind map, you will be directed to the mind map editor. The blue tabs ribbon will list all mind maps that are currently open. The grey editor ribbon contains the controls for editing your mind map.

  5. To create a new parent bubble, clicktap the button in the bottom right-hand corner of the editor or hold Ctrl and click where you want your new bubble to appear. You can also create new bubbles by double-clicking in an empty space or double tap in an empty space.

  6. When you clicktap inside of any bubble, you will notice that an editing menu appears above the bubblein the editor ribbon area. Below you can see the options to change bubble and text color, change text size, add connecting lines, upload files and images, and delete bubbles.

  7. To create a child bubble, either clicktap on the Add Child button or press Ctrl + Enter while typing .

  8. To create a sibling bubble, press Tab while typing, or clicktap on the Add Sibling button.

  9. To move a bubble, press on the bubble, and hold until the bubble lifts up from the screen click on the bubble, and press until the move cursor icon appears. You can then drag the bubble to its new position.

  10. To move the entire mind map (pan the view), clicktap and hold anywhere in the background, and drag the mind map to its new position.

  11. To undo a change you made to your mind map, clicktap the Undo button in the top right hand corner of the editor.

  12. In the editor ribbon, in addtion to the Undo and Redo buttons, you also have the options to:

    • Share your mind map
    • Save your mind map as an image
    • Save your mind map as an HTML outline
    • View your mind map in presentation mode
    • Print your mind map