Chapter 1. Introduction

Table of Contents

CAQDAS Features Supported
Choosing Weft QDA
Reasons for choosing Weft
Reasons to consider another package

Weft QDA is a software tool for the analysis of textual data such as interview transcripts, documents and field notes. It's available free under a public domain licence.

CAQDAS Features Supported

  • Import documents from plain text or PDF

  • 'Code-and-retrieve' document text with different categories

  • Attach and update memos to categories and documents

  • Free text search and boolean queries

  • Coding statistics and simple cross-tabulations

  • Export text and numbers for browsing and further analysis

  • Single-file project format (*.qdp)