existsName-methods

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Checking existence of names in a workbook

Checks the existence of a name in a '>workbook.

Keywords
methods, utilities
Usage
# S4 method for workbook
existsName(object, name)
Arguments
object

The '>workbook to use

name

The name to check for

Details

Returns TRUE if the specified name exists and FALSE otherwise. Note that the name argument is vectorized and therefore multiple names can be checked for existence in one method call.

See Also

'>workbook, createName, removeName, getDefinedNames, readNamedRegion, writeNamedRegion

Aliases
  • existsName
  • existsName-methods
  • existsName,workbook-method
Examples
# NOT RUN {
# mtcars xlsx file from demoFiles subfolder of package XLConnect
mtcarsFile <- system.file("demoFiles/mtcars.xlsx", package = "XLConnect")

# Load workbook
wb <- loadWorkbook(mtcarsFile)

# Check if the name 'mtcars' exists
# (should return TRUE since the name is defined as 'mtcars!$A$1:$K$33')
existsName(wb, name = "mtcars")
# }
Documentation reproduced from package XLConnect, version 0.2-14, License: GPL-3

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