Style and Style Editor

Style is the attribute collection of the map object, which can be extracted, saved and reused. We can apply and create the style of topic, boundary, relationship, and map. Working with the style editor, we can also design the style and preview it at the same time.

To Apply Style:
  1. Select the object(s).
  2. Open Properties View.
  3. Click "Choose and apply..." under the Saved Style section, and choose one exisitng style

Apply Style


  • The selected object can be a topic, boundary, relationship, or map.
  • Each object can only have one style applied to it at a time
  • You can select multiple objects and apply the same style to all of them.

Extract the style and redesign it with style editor
  • Select a target object (topic, relationship, boundary or sheet) in your XMind.
  • Choose "Tools -- Extract style" from menu.

  • Extract menu
  • Design the style at the pop up interface
    • Topic: shape properties, border properties,line properties and text properties
    • Relationship: shape properties, line properties and text properties
    • Boundary: shape properties, line properties and text properties
    • Sheet: background color, tapered lines, multi-branch colors, gradient color, wallpaper and opacity
  • Click 'Save'.
  • Style Editor

    Redesign the existing styles
    1. Open the properties view
    2. Click "Choose and apply...-Add/Edit Style" under the "Saved Style" section
    3. Modify the properties settings on the style editor dialog, and click "save" button

    Edit existing style


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