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Release 2020.2 (2020-09-02)


  • DARK INTERFACE THEME: Open general preferences to switch beetween the light and the dark interface color scheme.


  • Optimized performance while updating a currently displayed word frequency result table or a Word Cloud after editing stop list items.
  • Optimized performance while opening or filtering a large number of memos in the Memo Manager. Both actions are now 50% faster.
  • “All Memos” icon added to the Memos menu tab. Click the icon to view all of the memos in your project in the Memo Manager.
  • Faster scrolling in the Document Browser: Middle-click using the mouse wheel to activate quick scrolling in text and PDF documents.


  • Fixes an issue that prevented users working on a Mac from selecting Excel files as external files in the Stats module (Analytics Pro).
  • Fixes an issue where the information in the bottom toolbar about the number of currently activated documents and codes was not immediately updated as soon as a document group or a top-level code was deleted.
  • Fixes an issue where the option to differentiate tables by Document Sets was not available immediately after creating a new Document Set.
  • Fixes an issue while displaying text segments inside the Smart Coding Tool where the first character of a segment was missing.
  • Fixes an issue while handling specific special characters for text that is copied from the Document Browser window into some text editing tools.
  • Fixes an issue while highlighting search terms in the List of Documents if the document name contains specific special characters.
  • Fixes an issue while importing variables from Excel files where MAXQDA did not recognize existing integer variables if the variable description contained more than the limit of 63 characters.
  • Fixes an issue while sorting variables in various variable selection dialogues. They are now sorted in the same order as they are in the List of Document Variables.
  • Fixes an issue while using Shift + arrow keys to extend a text selection in the Document Browser if the text was selected from the bottom upwards.
  • Fixes several display issues that occurred while using a monitor with the display scaling set to 300% (Windows)

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