How to Automate PowerPoint Slidedecks with R
Written by Matt Dancho on September 22, 2020
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Your boss lives on PowerPoint decks. Do you need to create a Slide Deck every week?
Let’s learn how to automate PowerPoint with R, using
Here’s a common situation, you have to make a Monday Morning Slide Deck. It’s the same deck each week, just date ranges for your data change. Here’s how to automate this process with R!
First, here’s what you need to make - A weekly Stock Report.
Thinking like a programmer, you can collect your stock data using date ranges.
With a little bit of data wrangling with the
tidyverse, you’ve got your table extracted & formatted!
Then you use
timetk to make a sweet plot.
Then you use
officer to add the table and plot to powerpoint.
You’ve just automated your Monday Morning PowerPoint in R. BOOM! 💥💥💥
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