readxl 1.1.0

November 30, -0001

We are pleased to announce that readxl 1.1.0 is now available on CRAN. Learn more about readxl at The readxl package makes it easy to get tabular data out of Excel files and into R with code, not mouse clicks. It supports both the legacy .xls format and the modern XML-based .xlsx format. readxl is expressly designed to be easy to install and use on all operating systems. Therefore it has no external dependencies, such as Java or Perl, which have historically been a source of aggravation with some R packages that read Excel files.

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