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Visit the IT skills page for detail on how to perform the generic computer based operations mentioned in these pages.


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You need a clearly defined methodology or analytic strategy before you begin to analyse your data in a CAQDAS package. Visit Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis and Methodologies.


Symbols and Conventions

In the instructions the following symbols and conventions are used.

  • click means click on the menu, button etc. with the left mouse button.
  • right click means click on the item with the right mouse button and use the contextual menu
  • double click means double-click on the item with the left mouse button.

Menu items, button names and other items to be clicked are shown in bold. Hierarchical menus are shown with colons between the levels. Thus click Edit:Copy means select the item 'Copy' from the 'Edit' menu.