Understand how you have used the code in your data and which elements of writing you have created about this code in memos, comments, or summaries.
Find out where the code occurs, which other codes often co-occur with your code and which words appear most frequently in your coded text.
All the information you see on the dashboard is interactive so you can jump into your data for further information with a single click.
Quickly import files or folders from Clipboard by using the new option unter “Import > Create Document > From Clipboard” or the keyboard combination ctrl/cmd + v.
Import transcripts that were created with the automatic transcription tool “GoSpeech”.
Intel based and Apple silicon based macOS systems
MAXQDA now offers a native support for both Intel based and Apple silicon–based macOS systems.
Summary Grid & Summary Table
Optimized screen use. The improved Summary Grid layout displays the summary at the bottom, so you have more space to view the original data. The new ribbon menus in both windows make it easier to understand and use all of the available options. And the new Summary Table enables users to use the full width of the window to display their data.
Spellcheck. Avoid spelling mistakes in your summaries by activating the spellcheck function in the Summary window.
Highlight cases in document colors. Create case typologies by displaying each case in the color of their document. Edit or assign new colors to visualize different groups.
Edit Summary Tables. You can now remove columns or rows from a Summary Table at any time. Right-click on the column or row headers to select this new option from the context menu.
Display coded segments. Include a code in the Summary Table even if you have not created any summaries for this code, by switching the display to coded segments.
Media Analysis & Transcription
Video Thumbnails next to the text. While working with transcripts of video files, you can now see thumbnails of the video next to each time stamp to get a better insight into you data.
Play Media with one click. If an audio or video file is linked to a transcript, you can now click on the new play icon that appears in the Document System and the Document Browser toolbar to open it with one click.
New access to transcription mode. You can now quickly start or resume transcribing your media files by clicking on the new transcription icon in the Multimedia Browser window, or by right-clicking into the transcript and selecting the option from the context menu.
Deleting the first letter in your transcript. You can now edit and delete the first letter of a paragraph in your transcripts without deleting the corresponding timestamp as well.
Word & Code Explorer: You can now zoom into the workspace of the Word Explorer and Code Explorer.
Visual Tools: In the Code Matrix Browser and Crosstab you can now view your code system in hierarchy and filter the visualization to activated codes at the same time.
TeamCloud: TeamCloud team members who have missed the upload deadline for a project cycle can now export a backup of their project that their team lead can manually import into a newer cycle.
TeamCloud: If a TeamCloud team member was unable to upload their work within the correct project cycle, it is now possible for the team lead to import their work into a newer cycle.
Stats: When exporting codes from MAXQDA Stats to SPSS, the parent codes are now also added to the variable label.
Start dialogue: Right-click on a project file in the list of Recently Opened Projects to view a new option which allows you to open the folder that contains this project file.
QTT: You can now send your Code Configurations, Code Coverage, Word Explorer and Interactive Word Tree to your QTT spreadsheet.
QTT: You can now send the result tables of multiple MAXDictio tools to a QTT worksheet. This option is available for Word Frequencies, Word Combinations, Keyword-in-context, and Dictionary-based Content Analysis.
Printing: While printing your code system you can now exclude the code memos from the printed document by using a new setting in the print dialogue.
Paraphrases: You can now paraphrase without having to switch into “Paraphrase mode” first. Simply right-click on a selection and choose the new “Paraphrase Selection” option from the context menu.
MAXMaps: The option to change the color of an element in MAXMaps was moved to a more prominent location in the ribbon menu.
MAXMaps: The MAXMaps dialogue to select focus group speakers for a focus group map was simplified to make it easier to find all speakers in your project.
MAXMaps: Results from a code configuration analysis can be visualized in a map in MAXMaps. Click on the MAXMaps icon in the result table to view code co-occurrences as a map.
MAXDictio: The word tree now recognizes additional quotation marks.
Main Preferences: You can now decide which characters to cut off from words and select if the text content is Japanese in the new “Word Separation” section of the MAXQDA preferences.
Main Preferences: In the MAXQDA Preferences you can now set your own default fonts for documents, memos, QTT insights, and labels in MAXMaps.
Local Search: While using the Code or Document System toolbar search to find a specific element, the list is now automatically filtered to only show codes or documents with search hits.
Local Search: The local search options in all of the four main windows are now easier to reach. We have moved the search functionality to the same position in all four window toolbars.
Literature Analysis: If your RIS data includes multiple literature references that have an identical author and publication year, MAXQDA includes a lowercase letter after the year as suggested in the APA Style guideslines.
Keyboard Shortcuts: You can now use the shortcut ctrl+F/cmd+F to open the local search bar in the Smart Coding Tool, Analyze Survey Data and Categorize Paraphrases windows.
Keyboard Shortcuts: You can now use new keyboard shortcuts to format text in MAXMaps as bold (ctrl/cmd + b), italic (ctrl/cmd + i), or underlined (ctrl/cmd + u).
Interface: The option to change code colors for one or multiple codes in Creative Coding was moved from the left side panel to the ribbon menu. You now have more space available to rearrange your code system in a visual way.
Interface: The dialogue for autocoding documents with MAXDictio dictionaries was optimized for clarity and ease of use.
Interface: The code properties dialogue was optimized for quality and ease of use.
Interface: Selecting favorite variables which are optionally displayed in several analytical features or included in certain exports are now easier selected or deselected with a new dialogue.
Interface: New Design for message boxes.
Interactive Quote Matrix: The number of available coded segments is now visible for each code in the code system of the Interactive Quote Matrix. You can now easily identify codes with a large number of coded segments and quickly skip codes with no coded segments.
Images: You can now click on the frame of a coded segment in an image to interact with the coded segment. This option is available if you have selected to display frames around coded image segments.
Focus Group Transcripts: While importing a transcript with different speakers, MAXQDA now automatically recognizes URL links in focus group transcripts and removes “http” and “https” from the speaker import options.
Focus Group Transcripts: While analyzing Word frequencies and Word combinations in your focus group transcripts you can now differentiate the results by speaker to see how often each single speaker used word or a word combination.
Focus Group Transcripts: If you copy and paste a text segment from a focus group transcript to another location, MAXQDA now automatically adds the name of the speaker to the source information. To use this new feature, make sure to activate the “Copy text with source info” option in the Document Browser settings.
Document System: Double-click on a Document Group or Document Set in the document system to expand or collapse the documents in the folder.
Document Portrait: The Document Portrait visualizes code distribution in documents using the code colors. Now you can add a legend to the Document Portrait that lists all codes by their colors.
Diagrams & Tables: The size of your diagrams and frequency tables windows are now remembered.
Diagrams & Tables: The Overview of Coded Segments table can now display your comments in multiple rows if they are too long to fit into the current column width.
Diagrams & Tables: Optionally switch off decimals for percentages in diagrams by toggling the new “decimals” icon on and off.
Fixes some minor issues while merging projects with the TeamCloud.
Fixes an issue while sorting coded segments by document system for bibliographic data where the list of retrieved segments did not change accordingly.
Fixes an issue while opening the Code Matrix Browser where the option to use weight filters was not available.
Fixes an issue while importing bibliographic data from .ris files where some tags were not imported properly.
Fixes an issue while exporting the Code Relations Browser to Excel or Word where the heatmap colors were not exported for collapsed codes.
Fixes an issue while displaying the WordCloud for Twitter data where in newly created project files the WordCloud was empty.
Fixes an issue while displaying lexical search results where a blank character after punctuation marks were not displayed on Big Sur.
Fixes an issue while creating the Codeline for PDF documents and turning off the “Standardized Unit” option where the Codeline was not displayed correctly.
Fixes an issue while coding images where sometimes assigning multiple codes in a row did not work properly.
Fixes an issue while clicking on a coded segment in the summary grid where the columns order was reset.
Fixes an issue while adding a second internal link between a media file and a memo where after adding some additional memo text the link was not displayed anymore.
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