Think Bigger From EdrawMind User Guide

Insert Attachment

EdrawMind allows you to insert attachments. The files would be automatically saved to the map.

It's easy to add large files to the map in EdrawMind, and this feature helps to make the map clean and intuitive. Here are two methods to insert the attachment.

Method 1: Use the Attachment Button

Follow the steps below to insert attachments.

Step1Right-click the topic you want to add an attachment to. Then click Attachment in the menu.
click attachment in the menu
Step2Click Select the file path icon in the pop-up Attachment window to choose your file in the computer. Click Create if you want to attach more files.
select and add files icon
You can change the attachment's name by entering the name in the input box beside Name.
Step3Click OK when you finish attaching. Then, the attachment will be added to the topic, and the attachment icon will be displayed on the right side of the topic text.

Method 2: Drag the File to the Targeted Topic

To insert the attachment more quickly, you can directly drag the file to where you want to insert it. Then, click Add as attachment.

add as attachment option

01 View Attachment

You can hover the mouse pointer over the icon to see the attachment's name. To view the attachment's content, you can click the name of the attachment directly to open the attachment.

attachment list and name preview

02 Edit Attachment

To edit the attachments, right-click the attachment icon and click Editing. Then, in the Attachment window, you can edit the file name, reorder the file, and add or delete the file.

attachment editing option

03 Delete Attachment

There are two ways to delete the attachment for different purposes.

Option 1: You can right-click the attachment icon to delete all the attachments in one topic at a time. Then, click Remove to delete all attachments.

attachment remove option

Option 2: Follow the steps below to delete a single file.

  • Step 1: Right-click the attachment icon and click Editing.
  • Step 2: Select the file you want to delete, and click Delete.
  • Step 3: When you finish, click OK.
delete attachment icon