Colors play an important role in mind mapping. It would be of great benefit to have an option to automatically create each branch a different color. The nodes on those branches could also take on the attributes of the branch. Each branch could be predefined or random color.
Hello "R G", the forum "Complaints from users" seems a poor place for what looks like a feature request, not like a showstopper. If you post to Open Discussion forum, other users can tell you how to achieve what you are looking for, or how to achieve something similar.
In fact I think this post provides answers:
just reminded myself how to do this!