Re: TOC planning tools?

Subject: Re: TOC planning tools?
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Uwe Ziegenhagen <ziegenhagen -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:00:46 -0500

Would the outline feature/mode/view in Word work? I've never used it, but
as I recall, you're supposed to be able to rearrange things pretty easily
with it.

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 10:41 AM, Uwe Ziegenhagen <ziegenhagen -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

> I have two ideas:
>
> * Freemind: It uses a xml-based save file, so you can manually create the
> single nodes
>
> * Emacs Org-Mode: You can easily create new hierarchies, import is pretty
> simple since the whole file is text-only. It has great export options as
> well
>
> Uwe
>
> 2015-02-13 15:46 GMT+01:00 Andrew Harvie <withanie -at- gmail -dot- com>:
>
> > G'day all,
> >
> > I'm looking for a tool, and hoping that one of you will be able to
> > recommend one.
> >
> > My goal is to explore ideas for a reorganization of my table of contents.
> > The current hierarchy is functional, but I suspect that it could be
> better.
> >
> >
> > The work flow that I envision for doing this is to:
> > 1) Export the current TOC to a text file.
> > 2) Import that into this magic tool that I'm searching for.
> > 3) Drag and drop the topics to form new hierarchies.
> > 4) Collapse and expand groups to facilitate viewing.
> > 5) Flag nodes using colors or symbols.
> >
> > Mind mapping software is the closest tool that I can think of, but I
> > haven't been able to find one that can import a text file to create the
> > initial set of nodes. A price of cheap to free would be ideal, since this
> > is likely to be a one-time use.
> >
> > One other relevant detail for this question is that the number of topics
> is
> > "large".
> >
> > Any suggestions?
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