A review of xlsx (0.3.0)

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Eases sharing with Excel users

When I am using Excel, I find it easier to just export to a text file and import that into R. However, I manage a couple datasets that others use. Due to some messy text (includes commas, quotes, and escape characters), I kept having problems with them having difficulty properly reading the data into SPSS or Excel. Rather than doing the imports manually for them, I just used this to write directly to a .xlsx file. It worked great and everytime I updated the dataset, a new Excel file was made and I could just send that off to them. I have not experience with the reading aspect of it.