In free form layout you can arrange topics exactly how you want. move rotate Add topics anywhere SimpleMind has 4 auto layouts I will change the layout to a top down layout When you use one of the auto layouts SimpleMind arranges the topics for you. A child topic is added as the last topic in the branch. A sibling is inserted directly after the selected topic. Use drag and drop to change the parent or to rearrange the topic order. The insert marker will show where the topic will be placed. When using an auto layout you can choose the layout direction for example all branches to 1 side Or choose to manually position to branches for full control. You decide the position per branch. You can combine multiple auto layouts in a single Mind Map. Drag to change the position of a topic and it’s branch.