Currency Formatting and Conversion

Reformat currency-based data as numeric values (or numeric values as currency-based data) and convert between currencies.

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lucr provides currency data reformatting and retrieval. In particular, it lets you:

  1. Easily refactor numeric values as currency values, controlling for the separators, the group sizes, the positioning of the currency sign, and the currency sign itself;
  2. Take currency-formatted data and refactor it into numeric values;
  3. Retrieve currency conversion rates from the Open Exchange Rates API.


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MIT + file LICENSE © Oliver Keyes.



First public release.

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0.2.0 by Oliver Keyes, 3 years ago

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Authors: Oliver Keyes

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MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports Rcpp, httr

Suggests testthat

Linking to Rcpp

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