Think Bigger From EdrawMind User Guide

Cut, Copy, and Paste Topics

In EdrawMind, you can cut and copy a topic or a branch, then quickly paste it as a floating topic or as a subject of a selected topic.

01 Cut Topic

Follow the procedure below to cut topics.

Step1: Select a topic or a branch to cut first.

cut button in the ribbon

Step2a: Click Copy in the ribbon from the Start tab.

Step2b: Right-click the topic or the branch you want to cut, then click Cut in the pop-up window.

Step2c: Press Ctrl + X on the keyboard.

02 Copy Topic

You can also follow the steps below to copy a topic or a branch.

Step 1: Select the topic you want to copy first.

Step 2a: Click Copy in the ribbon on the Home page.

copy button in the ribbon

Step 2b: Right click the topic you want to copy, then click Copy in the pop-up menu.

Step 2c: Use shortcut keys Ctrl + C keys on the keyword.

03 Paste Topic as Floating Topic

Here are detailed steps to help you create a floating topic for your cut or copied topic.

Step 1: Click the blank space in the drawing window.

Step 2a: Press the Paste button in the ribbon from the Start tab. Then, the cut topic will be posted in the blank area.

paste topic as floating topic

Step 2b: Right-click the blank space in the drawing window, then click Paste in the pop-up window.

Step 2c: Press Ctrl + V keys on the keyword.

04 Paste Topic as Subtopic

If you want to edit the structure of the mind map and paste the processed topic as a subtopic, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Choose a topic. You will paste the copied or cut topic for it as a subtopic.

Step 2: Paste the topic with the three methods mentioned above. Then, it will be posted as a subtopic to the selected topic. The image below is an example of pasting the copied topic.

paste topic as subtopic
You can rearrange the topic position with the Cut, Copy, and Paste features.