readtext: Import and Handling for Plain and Formatted Text Files

Functions for importing and handling text files and formatted text files with additional meta-data, such including '.csv', '.tab', '.json', '.xml', '.html', '.pdf', '.doc', '.docx', '.rtf', '.xls', '.xlsx', and others.

Version: 0.75
Depends: R (≥ 3.1)
Imports: antiword, data.table, digest, httr, jsonlite (≥ 0.9.10), pdftools, readODS, readxl, streamR, stringi, striprtf, tibble, xml2, utils
Suggests: knitr, pkgload, rmarkdown, quanteda (≥ 1.1.0), testthat
Published: 2019-06-26
Author: Kenneth Benoit [aut, cre, cph], Adam Obeng [aut], Kohei Watanabe [ctb], Akitaka Matsuo [ctb], Paul Nulty [ctb], Stefan M├╝ller [ctb]
Maintainer: Kenneth Benoit <kbenoit at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: readtext results


Reference manual: readtext.pdf
Vignettes: Readtextfiles
Package source: readtext_0.75.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-gcc8:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: readtext_0.75.tgz, r-oldrel: readtext_0.75.tgz
Old sources: readtext archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: cld2, portfolioBacktest


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