An R tutorial for Microsoft Excel users

February 16, 2015

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

If you currently use a spreadsheet like Microsoft Excel for data analysis, you might be interested in taking a look at this tutorial on how to transition from Excel to R by Tony Ojeda. The tutorial explains how to use R functions in place of Excel formulas, including tools like =AVERAGE and =VLOOKUP. For the most part, it uses modern R packages to keep the R code clear and concise.

You'll likely still be using Excel as a data source, though, so you'll also want to check out this guide to importing data from Excel to R from MilanoR.

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