QDA Minder 4 and Word Stat 6 Download QDA Miner with WordStat from http://provalisresearch.com/downloads/trial-versions/ Open SetupQDW.EXE Select English Accept the license agreement The download is a trial version that will only run for 30 days Open QDA Miner Open an existing project Open Documents: My Provalis Research Project: Samples: Seeking Cases: The documents or files include in the project for analysis. File types can include MS Word, WordPerfect RTF, PDF documents, plain text files, HTML, graphic files (BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG and WMF) Variables: values associated with the active case Click Content Analysis under the Analyze Tab Select: AD_Text under variables Check Gender and Agegroup under other variables Wordstat will open. The default selection is dictionaries. Here you can add categories to sort the results. Refine the category by adding with words or phrases. Example click add: Categories. On the left add the Category Eyes Click add: Words or phrases and select the Eyes category and add the phrases Blue_Eyes Green_Eyes Brown_Eyes In the root category add the phrase Hair Click the frequencies tab to view the statistics for each category. Try out the “sort by” drop down menu Select multiple rows and press to the to create a chart The Crosstab tab allows for a breakdown of the categories via variables. Try the four different plots/graphs styles. The Keyword-In-Context tab allows for viewing the keywords in relation to where they appear in each case.