💡Feature Idea: Grouping in Outline

manuel ✭✭✭✭
edited September 2021 in Feature Ideas

Happy new week - it's me again :-)

1. What you want to be able to do in MURAL: I use the Outline to create structures for workshops. And I use nested areas to create a separate "workspace" for every participant in some steps, e.g. when doing a "Crazy 8" method within a design workshop, everyone will have their own set of "Crazy 8", e.g. a set of 8+1 sticky notes for their ideas, one per round. To make everyone easily find and zoom in on their "workspace" in the mural, I have nested areas and consequently nested entries in the Outline like "Crazy 8" with "Crazy 8 Manuel", "Crazy 8 John" and "Crazy 8 Jane" below that. Now I sometimes add additional steps when designing a workshop mural, e.g. I might do a game before the ideation. And then I have the area for game, add it to the outline (which always appends the entry to its end) and I will have to move the "game" entry in the Outline right above the "Crazy 8" entries described before. When I have a lots of entries in the Outline, it takes quite some time for dragging the "game" entry to its new place. To speed this up, I would like to be able to group the Outline entries, i.e. all of the "Crazy 8" things together to be moved as one and I could easily drag the new "game" entry above the group for "Crazy 8". This one goes hand in hand with my previous idea to fold and lock the Outline entries: https://community.mural.co/discussion/523/feature-idea-lock-outline-against-unintentional-changes-folding

2. The problem you are trying to solve: Dragging entries around might take a lot of time and sometimes cause trouble when you have lots of entries in the Outline. Handling entries which belong together as one group could speed things up.

3. Why this helps everyone (or many people): Less time to adjust the Outline and less frustration maybe. Happy facilitators love to use Mural more often ;-)

Additional remark: It would be cool if I could change the text formatting here, e.g. make the headlines bold :-)

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