This repository supports the blog post 'Mail Merge in 2018 in R': https://www.rostrum.blog/2018/06/26/mail-merge/
You need to populate a .docx (or .html or .pdf) template hundreds of times. Automate this with R, R Markdown, a style document and
With beginner R users from my department in mind, this repository contains files that:
- create an R Markdown template to be filled with data
- use a loop to fill the template with data for each row of your tidy dataset in turn
- render the template to .docx format with reference to a style template
The data used here are from the Wikipedia entry for Dawson's Creek episodes.
Click the green button 'Clone or download' and then 'Download ZIP'. After unzipping, open the .Rproj file.
Or clone with
git clone https://github.com/matt-dray/knitting-club.git.