7.5 Excel Data Write
20200922 An Excel spreadsheet can be written using writexl (Ooms 2020). The basic functionality of writexl::write_xlsx() is to write a data frame to the named spreadsheet file. If a list of data frames is provided, each data frame populates a separate named sheet for each data frame.
Using rattle::weatherAUS we will create a spreadsheet by splitting the data frame into separate data frames, one per location, as a list. For each location a new sheet (tab) is created.
library(writexl) # Write Excel spreadsheets: write_xlsx() %>% weatherAUS group_by(Location) %>% group_split() %>% set_names(weatherAUS$Location %>% unique() %>% sort()) %>% write_xlsx('weatherAUS.xlsx')
See Section @ref(ingestion:read_excel) for an example of using this created spreadsheet.
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