Other NVivo 10 resources

NVivo 10 Windows

An extensive range of free resources are available to help NVivo 10 Windows users get up and running. Many of these are accessible from within NVivo. You can also make them widely available by posting links on your organizations Intranet, for example.

In addition, NVivo 10 Windows Service Pack 2 (or later) provides a choice of seven interface languages—English, Chinese (Simplified Chinese), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.

Some of the resources below are also available in the language of the user interface. Users can access localized resources from the File menu in NVivo.

Resource Description
Getting Started Guide

Gives an introduction to the NVivo workspace and features and provides steps for starting a new project.

Users can access the Getting Started Guide from the software by clicking the File tab, pointing to Help,  and then clicking NVivo Getting Started Guide.

You can also download the Getting Started Guide.


NVivo Help

Provides comprehensive information about working with NVivo. There is an offline version of the Help that is installed on the computer and an online version that is available when users are connected to the Internet. The online version has the most up-to-date information.

Users can access Help from the software by pressing F1 or by clicking the File tab, pointing to Help, and then clicking NVivo Help.

You can also access online Help directly.


Sample project

Enables users to explore features of NVivo using sample data.  The project, called Environmental Change Down East, is provided with the NVivo software.

Users can access the sample project from the My Recent Projects list on the NVivo Welcome screen—the screen that is displayed when NVivo is launched.

The sample project is installed in the following location:

  • For Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
    C:\Users\Public\Documents\NVivo 10 Samples

  • For Windows XP
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Shared Documents\NVivo 10 Samples

For sites with NVivo Server, a read-only version of the sample project is installed on the server. If users want to experiment with the sample project, they should create their own copy of the server sample project.


Offer step-by-step animated demonstrations of NVivo's features and how to use them.  

Users can access the Tutorials from the software by clicking the File tab, pointing to Help and then clicking Tutorials.

You can also access the Tutorials directly from the QSR website.


The NVivo 10 Readme contains a list of new features.

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