In Harmoni, there are many variable types to use in your analyses. Learn more about how to use each variable type when creating an analysis.
In this article
- Standard Axes
- Linked Axes
- Combined and Constructed Items
- Measure Groups
- Headings are used to make logical groupings in the project.
- Headings are useful when groups of items need to be included in an analysis.
- You can drag a heading that contains no verbatims into the Across or Down drop zone.
- When the Project Owner adds new items under a heading, the new items show in any analysis previously created by dragging the heading in.
- A heading that includes a measure, measure group, or weight cannot be dragged into the Down dimension until there is an Across selected, and vice versa.
- A heading that contains no verbatims or measures can be dragged into the Filter drop zone.
- When a heading is dragged into the Filter, the first element of each variable is applied as a filter.
2. Standard Axes
- Standard axes are used to report responses to categorical variables
- Drag a Standard Axis into the Across, Down, Discover, Filter, or Percentage Base drop zones.
- When the Project Owner adds new elements into an axis, the new elements show in any analysis previously created by dragging the axis in.
- You can drag a subset of elements from an axis into the analysis. This subset of items can be set as the base for percentages using the Analysis Total option.
3. Linked Axes
- Once created, a Linked Axis is used in the same way as a Standard Axis.
- Linked axes include values for each element which means an analysis table can include an average in the total row.
4. Combined and Constructed Axes
- Combined and constructed items work like standard axes in an analysis.
- Down - dragging the grid name into the down dimension places the axis labels into the down dimension and the element labels into the across dimension.
- Across - dragging the grid name into the across dimension places the axis labels into the across dimension and the element labels into the down dimension.
- A single-axis or just a selection of axes within a grid can be analyzed by dragging the required axes into the analysis. All elements relevant to the selected axes are included in the analysis.
- A single element or just a selection of elements within a grid can be analyzed by dragging the required elements into the analysis. All axes relevant to the selected elements are included in the analysis.
- Measures are used to show the averages or sum of values.
- A standard axis must already exist in the analysis before adding a measure.
- Once one or more standard axes are included in the analysis, drag a measure into the Measure drop zone to apply the values to each cell.
- When using the Measure drop zone, only one measure can be applied to the analysis at any one time. Choosing which measure to apply is achieved with the select menu.
- Once one or more standard axes are included in the analysis, drag a measure into the Across or Down to plot the measure against the other dimension. This approach enables multiple measures to be shown in a single analysis
- Harmoni will display averages unless calculation types have been manually altered prior to including a measure. Use the modify menu to add/replace averages (AVG) in the analysis.
7. Measure Groups
- Measure Groups are used to show the averages or sums of multiple related values
- A standard axis must already exist in the analysis before adding a measure group.
- Once a standard axis is included in the analysis, drag a measure group into the Across or Down drop zones to display the averages.
- A measure group cannot be added to the Measure drop zone. Select one measure at a time or use the Down or Across drop zones.
- Weights are used to adjust the proportionality of the data records.
- Several weights may be available in one project with one as a default weight. A blue dot indicates a default weight.
- To include or override an existing weight in an analysis, drag the weight into the Weight drop zone.
- Verbatims are used to expose open text variables
- Include verbatims in an analysis by dragging and dropping the verbatim item into the Down drop zone.
- All verbatim comments are listed alongside a word cloud and can be searched using the search menu at the top right.
- Alternatively, click on a word in the word cloud to filter the comments.
Where to from here?
Learn more about variable types.