Learn About Tinderbox

Tinderbox helps you visualize, analyze, and share your ideas. Download and try it.

Learn About Tinderbox

Tinderbox includes lots of great built-in tools for learning to use Tinderbox.

Getting Started With Tinderbox

Under the Help Menu, you’ll find a great tutorial to help you learn how to use Tinderbox to capture and visualize notes.

  1. Getting Started With Tinderbox
  2. First Notes
  3. Links
  4. Attributes
  5. Prototypes
  6. Actions
  7. Sorting
  8. The Attribute Browser
  9. Aliases
  10. Agents
  11. Table Expressions
  12. Timeline
  13. Brainstorming With The Map#
  14. Brainstorming With Maps and Grids
  15. Explode

Actions And Dashboards

Also in the Help menu, look for a detailed tutorial on using Tinderbox to make documents that reorganize and report on themselves.

  1. Actions and Dashboards
  2. A Look At The Data
  3. Collecting Notes with Agents
  4. Summarizing Agent Information With Display Expressions
  5. Summarizing Agent Information With Dashboard Notes
  6. Actions For Automating Routine Chores
  7. Progress Bars
  8. Seeing The Data
  9. Treemaps

Tinderbox Help

Naturally, the Help menu provides Tinderbox Help. The sections on Queries and Actions is a terrific resource, even for experienced Tinderbox users, as it explains all the powerful actions that are built into Tinderbox.


For even more detail about Tinderbox, don’t overlook Mark Anderson’s Tinderbox Reference, aTbRef. It’s a Tinderbox document and a Web site made with Tinderbox.

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