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NVivo Cases Screenshots Tutorial

Cases -- this is a special kind of node to which you attach attributes such as gender or age. You can use cases to attach values (attributes) about sites, persons, or other entities. Cases can also be organized hierarchically.

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In order to create Cases, the Attributes must first be established. Click on the Classifications view. Right click in the white space. Click New Attribute.

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Type in a name for the type of attribute. In this case, we are labeling the sources by the type of News Source. Also click a Description and choose the Type of Attribute (String, numeric...). Click OK.

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Click on the Values tab. Click Add.

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Type in the values/attributes. Click Add to create additional attributes. When done, click OK.

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You now have a new Attribute called NewsSource.

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Return to the Nodes View. Click on Cases. Right click in the whitespace. Click New Case.

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Type in the name of the entity to which you want to attach attributes. In this case, The Telegraph represents some of the sources used. Click on the Attribute Values tab.

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Click on the Attribute of interest (in this case there is only one listed).

Click on the arrow to the right of the Values. Choose the appropriate value.

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Click OK.

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A new case will appear in the Cases view.