In this video, Mark Niemann-Ross demonstrates writing to an individual cell in Excel. Learn how to create a new Excel document and write a formula to a specified cell.
- [Instructor] The last excel task we have is to write…something to a single cell in an excel spreadsheet.…The process for doing this is identical to writing an…excel range, but rather than rehash the same code,…let's show how to write a formula to a single cell…in a spreadsheet.…To do that I am going to use the openxlsx package,…and I'm going to use much of the same code we used in 0107,…which is writing rows and columns.…
To do this exercise, be sure to set your working directory…to chapter 01, and install the package for openxlsx…as well use the library command to make sure openxlsx…is available to you.…With all that accomplished we can move on to line 15.…Line 15 creates a workbook, and remember this is in…virtual memory, and when I hit command return, I don't…actually create a workbook on disk, I create a workbook…in memory, and we're going to work with that workbook,…which is called working xlsx.…
I'm going to add a worksheet to working xlsx, called…nuclear widgets, and here's where I'm going to create a…
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- List three considerations used to determine the appropriate R package for Excel.
- Determine the best package used to import entire Excel workbooks.
- Explain how to import standard text files using base R and tidyverse.
- Define the purpose of the foreign language package for R.
- Recognize restrictions when working on SAS files in the foreign language package.
- Identify the problems involved with extracting data from a PDF in R.
Skill Level Intermediate
R Programming in Data Science: High Volume Datawith Mark Niemann-Ross1h 25m Intermediate
1. Use R with Excel
2. Importing Text Files
3. Understanding the Foreign Package
4. Use R with Popular Data Formats
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