This is a proposed workflow for exporting a MAXQDA document as html with semantic tags, inspired by Anselm (https://github.com/edsu/anselm). Once it's all formatted as text it will presumably be much easier to work with.
A significant challenge that this is meant to resolve is that MAXQDA does not export character-level positions of codings, only paragraph-level positions. But it stores this info in the database, I just have to get it out and assign it to the relevant parts of the text.
I need to consult with someone who is more knowledgable with CSS to design better tag templates that would allow tags to be formatted according to custom styles. For example, the ID schema may be used to apply style to sets of codes based on their semantic position in the code tree. Some ideas to check out:
- Include all parental codes in the code name, so instead of: