A memo in MAXQDA is a place to write notes, questions, and hypotheses about your coded data. Think of a memo like a sticky-note you are attaching to different blocks of text, codes, or documents.
Memos can be attached to individual codes, documents, or to text that you have highlighted.
Highlight the text you want to memo.
You then want to Right-Click. This box will appear:
Choose Insert Memo for Selection. A memo box appears for you to write in that documents the date/time. You can also rename your memo if you want to:
After you close the memo, it appears next to the text you highlighted:
There is also a Memo Side Bar you can use to see and work with memos. To use it, you need to make sure it is open.
Code System Memos:
This box will appear:
You then fill out the memo as you did above and close it. You now have a new memo attached to a code.