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General Information The CmapTools program allows users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps. It allows users to, among many other features, construct their Cmaps in their personal...
Article Id: 6233
Category: CMapTools

CmapTools allows users to create and share concept maps through the Internet. This article will teach a user how to install CmapTools. CmapTools is available to all LSU students free through TigerWare . To Install Cmap...
Article Id: 6260
Category: Getting Started

To Install CmapTools on a Linux Operating System: 1. First, locate the download file and take note of the exact name of the file. It will look something like LinuxCmapTools_v0.00_00-00-00.bin . Make sure you have the right version, either 32 or 64-bit, for your machine, and keep the full name in front of you.
Article Id: 18740
Category: Getting Started

To Install CmapTools on a Mac OS X Operating System: 1. Visit the CmapTools download page . 2. Fill out the authorization survey and select Submit .
Article Id: 18719
Category: Getting Started

Adding a concept is an important part of CmapTools. One of the first things to do after creating a new Cmap is to add a concept. To Add a Concept: 1. First double click the left mouse button anywhere on the Cmap screen.
Article Id: 13190
Category: Basic Features & How To's

When creating a Cmap, you may want to add a resource link to an existing concept. The following will explain how you can add resource links to concepts. How To Add a Resource Link 1. You can start the process in three different ways. a. Left-click on the desired concept to select it. Then in...
Article Id: 13273
Category: Basic Features & How To's

An annotation is often an added comment or instruction that is made to be viewed later. CmapTools allows users to leave annotations on Cmaps. It can be helpful to create an annotation to remind yourself exactly what you were doing to the Cmap and what needs to come next. You can also create annotations on another user's work in the form of...
Article Id: 13480
Category: Basic Features & How To's

A concept is usually short and represents an idea. Sometimes you may want to explain more about the concept but you don't want to clutter the Cmap. CmapTools provides users with the ability to add info to concepts. To Add Info to a CMap: 1. Right-click the desired concept and from the displayed drop-down menu select Add Info.
Article Id: 13482
Category: Basic Features & How To's

When making Cmaps it is not always easiest to work in logical order. However, the order items are created in does affect the direction of the linking lines and arrowheads. This means that Cmaps can occasionally be in a highly illogical order. The Styles window provides an easy solution for fixing this. To Change the Direction of Lines and...
Article Id: 13394
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Arrows help to establish an understanding of the correct pathways between ideas presented in a Cmap. CmapTools provides users with a variety of different options that can be used for the arrowheads of linking lines. All of the different options are listed in the Line Styles window. The following article will discuss each type of available arrowhead. Adding...
Article Id: 13380
Category: Basic Features & How To's