Re: Outlining tool recommendations

Subject: Re: Outlining tool recommendations
From: Ron Johnson <ron -at- roncjohnson -dot- net>
To: Deanna Korth <deanna -dot- korth -at- wausaufs -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 10:55:07 -0600

I also recommend using mind mapping software. I used to have Mind Manager
but now use Freemind because it is free, open-source software. I works very
well and allows you to see the structural relationships between topics. It
is easy to move things around too.

Ron J.

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Deanna Korth <deanna -dot- korth -at- wausaufs -dot- com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I’ve been assigned an extremely large project (compared to what I usually
> do). I estimate that there will easily be over 1000 topics and maybe many
> more, and I need to write an outline. I want to be able to move topics
> around easily as groups and promote or demote levels of groups of topics. I
> want to be able to expand or collapse topics.
>
> Can you recommend any powerful outlining tools that feature these
> capabilities? I’m open as to cost--I’ll write a business case for the
> purchase of a new tool if necessary.
>
> Word scares me in that I’ve heard horror stories about it “helpfully”
> renumbering outlines in some way other than you intended when you move
> content around.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Deanna.
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