Embedding FreeMind mind map into Joomla! has never been so easy! CedFreemind use a Flash browser to display your FreeMind map in Joomla! modules or articles.

Joomla 3.0 and up.

To display any Freemind mindmap in a Joomla module.

Parameters Possible Values Default Description
map type Content or Weblinks Content make categories links in map.
add categories link Yes / No No add an icon to all categories node.
use categories icon Yes / No No
categories icon check
add articles link Yes / No No make categories links in map.
use articles icon Yes / No No add an icon to all categories node.
articles icon check add an icon to all articles node.
width 0..1000 pixels 200 width of the map.
height 0..1000 pixels 200 height of the map.
quality high/low high flash quality. select low for slow computer
background color white use joomla color selector
Tool tip color white use joomla color selector
Windows Mode Transparent/Opaque Opaque
Default Word Wrap 0..1000 200 Number of characters to wrap
Max Node Width (pixels) 0..1000 400 Max node width in pixels.
Default Tool tip Word Wrap 0..1000 200 Default tool tip word wrap.
Start Collapsed To Level 1..6 2 Start the mind map initially collapsed To Level n.
Open Url Opens the linked document in the parent frame / Opens the linked document in a new window or tab / Opens the linked document in the full body of the window / Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked How clicking on an url in the mindmap will react.
Scale Tool tips Yes / No No Scale tool tips.
Unfold All Nodes Yes / No No Unfold all nodes.
Buttons Pos Top / Bottom Top Position of the menu.
Min Buttons Transparency 0..100% 20% Min Alpha Buttons Transparency.
Max Buttons Transparency 0..100% 100% Max Alpha Buttons Transparency.
No Ellipse Mode Yes / No No use ellipse for line connecting nodes.
Just Map Yes / No No Display just the map without menu.
Main Node Shape ellipse / rectangle / none rectangle

Mindmap (*.mm) has to be on your host, you can not display currently remote mindmap, aka url starting with http:// or www. CedFreeMind will detect all FreeMind mind map located at the root of /media or /images and let you select them.

To add any mindmap into your articles. You can put anywhere in your article the following keywords. If no width or height is provided, the default width and default height will be used form the plugin settings

{freemind uri=/media/welcome.mm width=250 height=250}

Only the uri is mandatory

{freemind uri=images/stories/maps/mymap.mm width=400 height=400} mymap.mm being in images/stories/maps/ {freemind uri=mymap.mm width=400 height=400} mymap.mm being in root folder of Joomla!

To display Joomla content (Articles and Categories or Weblinks) in a Joomla module. You have the following settings

Parameters Possible Values Default Description
map type Content or Weblinks Content make categories links in map.
add categories link Yes / No No add an icon to all categories node.
use categories icon Yes / No No
categories icon check
add articles link Yes / No No make categories links in map.
use articles icon Yes / No No add an icon to all categories node.
articles icon check add an icon to all articles node.
width 0..1000 pixels 200 width of the map.
height 0..1000 pixels 200 height of the map.
quality high/low high flash quality. select low for slow computer
background color white use joomla color selector
Tool tip color white use joomla color selector
Windows Mode Transparent/Opaque Opaque
Default Word Wrap 0..1000 200 Number of characters to wrap
Max Node Width (pixels) 0..1000 400 Max node width in pixels.
Default Tool tip Word Wrap 0..1000 200 Default tool tip word wrap.
Start Collapsed To Level 1..6 2 Start the mind map initially collapsed To Level n.
Open Url Opens the linked document in the parent frame / Opens the linked document in a new window or tab / Opens the linked document in the full body of the window / Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked How clicking on an url in the mindmap will react.
Scale Tool tips Yes / No No Scale tool tips.
Unfold All Nodes Yes / No No Unfold all nodes.
Buttons Pos Top / Bottom Top Position of the menu.
Min Buttons Transparency 0..100% 20% Min Alpha Buttons Transparency.
Max Buttons Transparency 0..100% 100% Max Alpha Buttons Transparency.
No Ellipse Mode Yes / No No use ellipse for line connecting nodes.
Just Map Yes / No No Display just the map without menu.
Main Node Shape ellipse / rectangle / none rectangle

Layout is common to all modules and can be selected under the tab "Advanced"

The following values are possible to select:

Adobe way of including FreeMind map in to your content

This is the recommended settings. Intends to unify all existing Flash Player embed methods and provide a new standard for embedding Adobe Flash Player content Is more optimized and flexible than any other Flash Player embed method around Breaks the cycle of being locked into vendor specific markup and promotes the use of web standards and alternative content Uses unobtrusive JavaScript and JavaScript best practices SWFObject primarily uses JavaScript to overcome issues that cannot be solved by markup alone; it: Detects the Flash Player version and determines whether Flash content or alternative content should be shown, to avoid that outdated Flash plug-ins break Flash content Offers functionality to revert to alternative content in case of an outdated plug-in by means of a DOM manipulation (Note: if no Flash plug-in is installed the HTML object element automatically falls back to its nested alternative content) Offers the option to use Adobe Express Install to download the latest Flash Player Offers a JavaScript API to perform common Flash Player and Flash content related tasks see https://code.google.com/p/swfobject/wiki/documentation

Using Java to display the FreeMind map. This is not recommended as it is more heavy for the user to use it. (time to load, security concern using Java applet)

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