Run a matrix coding query

 

 

Run a Matrix Coding query


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Understand matrix coding queries

Matrix coding queries enable you to compare items and display the results in a table or matrix. You can ask a wide range of questions about patterns in the data and gain access to the content that shows those patterns. You could use a matrix coding query to:

The resulting node matrix can be saved in your project as a query result or with your nodes in the Node Matrices folder.

When you are working a node matrix, you can:

If you want to view the matrix as a chart, click the Chart tab. You can make changes to the chart type, title, labels, gridlines, and rotation—refer to Change the appearance or content of a chart for more information.

For more information on working with the results of a Matrix Coding query, refer to About node matrices and Work with the content of a node matrix.

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Run a matrix coding query

  1. On the Explore tab, in the Queries group, click New Query, and then click Matrix Coding.

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The Matrix Coding Query dialog box opens.

  1. On the Rows tab, define the rows of the matrix:

  1. In the Define More Rows list, click the type of item you want to display in rows—click the Select button to select the item.

  1. Click the Add to List button. The criteria is added to the Generate node matrix with rows box.

  2. (Optional) From the By Any User list, you can select coding done by any user or choose only the coding done by specific users—click the Select button to select the users.

  1. On the Column tab, define the columns of the matrix:

  1. In the Define More Columns list, click the type of item you want to display in columns—click the Select button to select the item.

  2. Click the Add to List button. The criteria is added to the Generate node matrix with columns box.

  1. (Optional) From the By Any User list, you can select coding done by any user or choose only the coding done by specific users—click the Select button to select the users.

  1. On the Node Matrix tab, create your search criteria:

  1. (Optional) Set the scope of your query:

  2. From the In list, select the items you want to include in the query. For example, search all sources or selected nodes.

  3. From the Where list, you can specify to search project items created and/or modified by any or selected users.

  1. Click Run.

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