Writes a data frame to an xlsx file. To create an xlsx with (multiple) named sheets, simply set x to a named list of data frames.

write_xlsx(
  x,
  path = tempfile(fileext = ".xlsx"),
  col_names = TRUE,
  format_headers = TRUE,
  use_zip64 = FALSE
)

Arguments

x

data frame or named list of data frames that will be sheets in the xlsx

path

a file name to write to

col_names

write column names at the top of the file?

format_headers

make the col_names in the xlsx centered and bold

use_zip64

use zip64 to enable support for 4GB+ xlsx files. Not all platforms can read this.

Details

Currently supports strings, numbers, booleans and dates. Formatting options may be added in future versions.

Examples

# Roundtrip example with single excel sheet named 'mysheet' tmp <- write_xlsx(list(mysheet = iris)) readxl::read_xlsx(tmp)
#> # A tibble: 150 x 5 #> Sepal.Length Sepal.Width Petal.Length Petal.Width Species #> <dbl> <dbl> <dbl> <dbl> <chr> #> 1 5.1 3.5 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 2 4.9 3 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 3 4.7 3.2 1.3 0.2 setosa #> 4 4.6 3.1 1.5 0.2 setosa #> 5 5 3.6 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 6 5.4 3.9 1.7 0.4 setosa #> 7 4.6 3.4 1.4 0.3 setosa #> 8 5 3.4 1.5 0.2 setosa #> 9 4.4 2.9 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 10 4.9 3.1 1.5 0.1 setosa #> # … with 140 more rows