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HyperRESEARCH logo Text and code searches in HyperRESEARCH v 2.6

Authors of this page: Celia Taylor¹ and Ann Lewins²

Affiliation: ¹University of Huddersfield and ²University of Surrey

Date written: 15th Sept 2005





Symbols and Conventions

Simple lexical search

A simple lexical search of documents

  1. click Edit:Find... on the top menu bar.
  2. The Text to find dialog opens. See Figure 1.
  3. Type in the word you want to find. click OK.
  4. The source window opens at the paragraph containing the first occurrence of the word highlighted by a box outline. See Figure 2.


HyperRESEARCH text to find dialog

Figure 1. HyperRESEARCH text to find dialog

HyperRESEARCH Find result

Figure 1. HyperRESEARCH Find result.

Search for codes, attributes and text


To search and compare codes

  1. click Cases:Select Cases:By Criteria
  2. The Case Selection Criteria dialog opens.
  3. click the Build Criteria button (HyperRESEARCH build criteria button) and click Code....
  4. click the code you want to include.
  5. click the Build Criteria button (HyperRESEARCH build criteria button) select 'AND'.
  6. Repeat steps 2 - 4 until you have included all codes you want to use in the search.
  7. Then select the Cases to Test either Selected or All.
  8. click Select button.


HyperRESEARCH selecting case by critera

Figure 3. HyperRESEARCH selecting case by criteria