readWorkbook: Read from an Excel file or Workbook object

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/readWorkbook.R

Description

Read data from an Excel file or Workbook object into a data.frame

Usage

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readWorkbook(xlsxFile, sheet = 1, startRow = 1, colNames = TRUE,
  rowNames = FALSE, detectDates = FALSE, skipEmptyRows = TRUE,
  skipEmptyCols = TRUE, rows = NULL, cols = NULL, check.names = FALSE,
  namedRegion = NULL, na.strings = "NA", fillMergedCells = FALSE)

Arguments

xlsxFile

An xlsx file, Workbook object or URL to xlsx file.

sheet

The name or index of the sheet to read data from.

startRow

first row to begin looking for data. Empty rows at the top of a file are always skipped, regardless of the value of startRow.

colNames

If TRUE, the first row of data will be used as column names.

rowNames

If TRUE, first column of data will be used as row names.

detectDates

If TRUE, attempt to recognise dates and perform conversion.

skipEmptyRows

If TRUE, empty rows are skipped else empty rows after the first row containing data will return a row of NAs.

skipEmptyCols

If TRUE, empty columns are skipped.

rows

A numeric vector specifying which rows in the Excel file to read. If NULL, all rows are read.

cols

A numeric vector specifying which columns in the Excel file to read. If NULL, all columns are read.

check.names

logical. If TRUE then the names of the variables in the data frame are checked to ensure that they are syntactically valid variable names

namedRegion

A named region in the Workbook. If not NULL startRow, rows and cols parameters are ignored.

na.strings

A character vector of strings which are to be interpreted as NA. Blank cells will be returned as NA.

fillMergedCells

If TRUE, the value in a merged cell is given to all cells within the merge.

Details

Creates a data.frame of all data in worksheet.

Value

data.frame

Author(s)

Alexander Walker

See Also

getNamedRegions

read.xlsx

Examples

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xlsxFile <- system.file("readTest.xlsx", package = "openxlsx")
df1 <- readWorkbook(xlsxFile = xlsxFile, sheet = 1)

xlsxFile <- system.file("readTest.xlsx", package = "openxlsx")
df1 <- readWorkbook(xlsxFile = xlsxFile, sheet = 1, rows = c(1, 3, 5), cols = 1:3)

Example output



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