The act of transforming raw data into workable order.
In coding, you look for patterns. You are creating manageable and relevant categories for yourself.
Codes in MAXQDA:
Some suggestions for coding in MAXQDA:
To code with a new code:
To code with an existing code:
To organize your codes, go to the Code System window on the lower left hand-side of the screen, and right click on the Code System. The below box will appear and then you can sort by frequency or name.
To create a subcode, you want to hover your cursor over a code and click the + button.
The new code box will appear. Write in the name of the subcode and Click OK:
Equal Rights is now a subcode of Equality and is listed under it in the Code System:
When you run the analysis of your codes and documents, you want to make sure that you are activating what you need to. An easy thing to do is to Reset Activations, which resets across all windows at once.
To do a reset: