Getting started – Intro & Import

This tutorial provides a quick overview of what NVivo does, then gets you started importing data.

What NVivo does

NVivo is a powerful qualitative analysis tool that lets you organize content so you can discover patterns in your data.

The easiest way to understand what NVivo does is to see what it replaces…

Importing data

Before you can code your data files you have to bring them into an NVivo project.

NOTE  For interview or focus group transcripts and surveys, by following a few simple formatting rules you can autocode the files when they are imported into NVivo, saving a lot of time. See Automatic coding in documents and Automatic coding in datasets.

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Files, Bring in your files and get organized,


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