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[IMPLEMENTED] Copy/Paste style when editing a mind map

theowest
theowest Unconfirmed, Member Posts: 10 Beginner
edited November 2022 in Feature Ideas: MindMeister

I want to be able to quickly copy all style elements from one bubble to the next without having to go into the color settings, text formatting, and layout settings on the bubble in which style I want to copy.

Example of use: In photoshop you can copy layer style and paste it to other layers.

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  • Andrew Lapidus
    Andrew Lapidus Admin, MeisterLobster Posts: 384 Community Admin

    Hi @theowest - welcome to the community! It sounds like your use case might also be solved by customizable mind map themes -a feature request that we have planned on our road map 😀 You can stay upvoted by upvoting or commenting on this thread:

    Hope this helps!

  • theowest
    theowest Unconfirmed, Member Posts: 10 Beginner

    Nah man, I want to be able to quickly copy style using a keyboard shortcut. This is a basic feature in most design applications.

    The style I want to apply can change from mindmap to mindmap for me, so a customizable theme isn't all that helpful.

  • Andrew Lapidus
    Andrew Lapidus Admin, MeisterLobster Posts: 384 Community Admin

    Thanks for the clarification @theowest. Just spoke with our MindMeister Project Manager - this feature should be implemented within the month (November 2022) - I'll be sure to keep this thread updated as soon as it's shipped 👍

  • theowest
    theowest Unconfirmed, Member Posts: 10 Beginner

    I'm glad to hear that, thank you! 😁

  • Andrew Lapidus
    Andrew Lapidus Admin, MeisterLobster Posts: 384 Community Admin

    Hi @theowest - good news! Pasting styles has been deployed with the latest release. There might be some minor changes coming to the UX, but you can already paste the style of any node you've copied using the shortcut CTRL + ALT + V. (MacOS: CMD + Option + V).


  • Sven Aden
    Sven Aden Member, DACH Partner Posts: 5 Beginner

    Unfortunatelly, this does not work in my maps. I get the message: " grant clipboard access to paste styling"

    How can I "gramt clipboard access"?

    Thanks for helping.

  • Andrew Lapidus
    Andrew Lapidus Admin, MeisterLobster Posts: 384 Community Admin

    Hi @Sven Aden - there was a similar question in this thread where a user solved the issue by switching to a different browser. Which browser are you currently using? You'll likely have to go into your browser or system settings to grant clipboard access.

  • Sven Aden
    Sven Aden Member, DACH Partner Posts: 5 Beginner

    Hi, I work with firefox. I allready checked the brower's permissions and could not find any restrictions concering access to clipboard.

    Also checked add- and tracking blocker - doesn´t seem to interfere with mindmeister (is on whitelist)

    I´d rather keep on working with this browser as it is totally customized to support my workflow. Would be very inconvenient to change browsers just to work whith MindMeister.

    Greets

  • Andrew Lapidus
    Andrew Lapidus Admin, MeisterLobster Posts: 384 Community Admin

    Hi @Sven Aden - totally get that. I've just gone on a deep dive with our developers to get some more insight here.

    Firefox does not easily enable clipboard access - to enable, you'll need to open the application's configuration settings. To do this:

    1. Open Firefox.
    2. Enter about:config in the address bar.
    3. Toggle the 2 settings seen in the below screenshot to "True." (Click the toggle icon on the far right.)

    This solved the issue for me.

    Please keep in mind that accessing your clipboard is - and will forever be - a security sensitive issue, and some browsers (including Firefox) disable this option.

    Hope this helps!

    Best,

    Andrew

  • Sven Aden
    Sven Aden Member, DACH Partner Posts: 5 Beginner