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HyperRESEARCH logo Retrievals and inspecting coding with 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

Displaying the coded text in context

When you have some text coded you can inspect the documents to see how they are coded. This is an most important process in re-contextualising your coding.


To see exactly what text is coded

  1. In the Source window Document click the display codes in context box.
  2. A column appears to the left of the text showing the codes. The code is postioned next to the first line of section of coded text.
  3. However, if the same section of text is coded to several codes this is not possible so the codes are just listed by the coded text. See Figure 1.



HyperRESEARCH display codes in context

Figure 1. HyperRESEARCH display codes in context.



Having done some coding you will want to see what text you have coded.


To retrieve all the text coded at a code across all Cases

  1. click Cases:Select Cases:All Cases in the top menu bar
  2. click Codes:Select Codes:By Name in the top menu bar
  3. The Pick the code(s) to select... window opens, click the code and click the Select button.
  4. click Reports:New in the top menu bar, the Report dialog opens. See Figure 2. Select the data format, select hyperlinks allows you to see coding in context. Select Source Material to see the coded section of text. Finally select if you want to Sort Report By Case Name or Code Name, click Display.
  5. The report window opens. See Figure 3.
  6. Tuesday, December 1, 2009 13:07nk to see the coding in context.



HyperRESEARCH report dialog

Figure 2. HyperRESEARCH report dialog.


HyperRESEARCH report

Figure 3. HyperRESEARCH report.


Codes, jump to text

Having examined all the text segments that are coded to a particular node, it is useful to be able to be able to go back to the document(s) from which the segments came to recontextualise the extracts.


To recontextualise coded extracts

  1. To see exactly what text is coded to the code you need to click on the code in the left column of the Source window and the coded text is highlighted. See Figure 1.


  2. click on the code in the Study window to see the coded text highlighted (ensure you are currently viewing the case you require, you have selected the View Source box at the bottom of the Study window). See Figure 4.



HyperRESEARCH view source text

Figure 4. HyperRESEARCH view source text.