Create a new project

 

 

Create a new project


You can create a new standalone project saved (as a .nvp file) on your computer or a network drive. If you have access to an NVivo server, and appropriate server user permissions, you can create a new server project.

What do you want to do?


 


Create a new standalone project

  1. Click the File tab, and then click New.

Keyboard shortcut To display the New Project dialog box, press CTRL+N

The New Project dialog box opens.

  1. Enter a name for this project in the Title box.

  2. (Optional) Enter a description for this project in the Description box.

  3. Click the Browse button on the File name box.

  4. In the Save as type list, make sure NVivo Projects (*.nvp) is selected.

  5. (Optional) Change the default file name and location.

  6. Click Save.

  1. Click OK.

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Create a new server project

If you want to create a new server project, you need access to the NVivo server and appropriate server user permissions—refer to About teamwork in a server project for more information. You must also have a connection to the NVivo server—refer to Set up server connections for more information.

  1. Click the File tab, and then click New.

Keyboard shortcut To display the New Project dialog box, press CTRL+N

The New Project dialog box opens.

  1. Enter a name for this project in the Title box.

  2. (Optional) Enter a description for this project in the Description box.

  3. Click the Browse button on the File name box.

  4. In the Save as type list, make sure NVivo Server Projects is selected.

  1. From the Connection name box, select the server where you want to create your new project.

  2. (Optional) Change the Project name—by default, the project name is the same as the project title.

  3. Click Save.

  4. Click OK.

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Change the default location for new standalone projects

By default, standalone projects are saved to your 'My Documents' folder. If you prefer to save new projects in another location on your computer or network, you can change this location.

  1. Click the File tab, and then click Options.

  2. Click the File Locations tab.

  3. Click the Browse button on the Default location of projects box, and select a new location.

  4. Click OK.

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