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XLConnect on Mirai Techguides

New XLConnect technical chapter in our open-source techguides.

XLConnect is a well established R package that enables an easy interface to Microsoft Excel.

Excel Connector

At Mirai, we have R specialists working in the financial services industry, where it is practically impossible to avoid MS Excel. Indeed, in many organizations it’s probably still the most used tool to share and report data analytics.

Since 2011, Mirai is developing and maintaining XLConnect, a comprehensive and cross-platform R package for manipulating MS Excel files from within R. As a matter of fact, we’ve just released version 1.0.2, which introduces support for current Java versions (up to Java 15) and fixes an issue with protected workbooks.

Simplify your data science and reporting work by moving repetitive or exploratory data manipulation steps out of Excel. XLConnect will help you to automate your reports that you may still prefer to share in Excel format with your stakeholders.

A lot of documentation and demos already exist, for example:

In addition, you can now also access our dedicated techguides chapter as a resource, where we as authors and fervent users demonstrate how to resolve some daily tasks nicely with XLConnect. We invite you to try out the various XLConnect features. Browse and have a look!