How to make a Mind Map on Google docs(Quick & Easy Guide)

In this tutorial, you will learn How to make a Mind Map on Google docs

How to make a mind map with Google Drawings 

How to make a Mind Map on Google docs: Step-by-Step Guide

Here are the steps to make a Mind Map on Google docs :

To create a mind map in Google docs you can use the Google docs drawing app which is integrated into Google docs.

Step 1: Open Google Doc

Open your Google docs where you need to create a mind map.

Step 2
: Go to the Insert menu and Select Drawing->New. (Insert->Drawing)

  • Click on the Insert menu on the main menu bar.
  • Now from the drop-down Select Drawing->New.
How to make a Mind Map on Google docs

Step 3: Draw your Main Center Idea

Once you click on Insert->drawing>new, A drawing board screen will pop up.

Now Click on the Shape icon as shown below.

Under the Shape icon, Click on Shapes and choose your desired Shape

Here we have chosen a rounded rectangle to depict our main concept or idea.

Step 4: Fill the Shape with text

Now fill the Shape with your mind map’s central idea or main concept.

Step 5: Draw sub-idea or topics for the Mind map

  • Now using shapes again draw the sub-topics for your mind map
  • Simply select the existing Shape and press CTRL+C to copy it.
  • Now use CTRL+V to paste it below the main idea on the drawing board and replicate it as shown below.
  • After copying edit the Text

Step 4: Connect the Shapes using a line or arrow

Now using the line option connect the main idea to its subtopics

Step 5: Now Click on “Save & Close.”

The mind map will be inserted into your google docs

Step 6: Customize the Mind map

In case you need to edit the Mind map further just double-click on the mind map on your Google docs and it will take you back to the drawing editor.

For example, you want to change the color of the Shape and text.

Step 7: A mind map has been created

Our final mind map after editing looks like below.

How to make a Mind Map on Google docs(Conclusion)

In the above tutorial, we have walked you through a step-by-step guide using which you can create a mind map in Google Sheets.

We hope this tutorial on How to make a Mind Map on Google docs was helpful.

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