blaise: Read and Write FWF Files in the 'Blaise' Format

Can be used to read and write a fwf with an accompanying 'Blaise' datamodel. Blaise is the software suite built by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). It is essentially a way to write and collect surveys and perform statistical analysis on the data. It stores its data in fixed width format with an accompanying metadata file, this is the Blaise format. The package automatically interprets this metadata and reads the file into an R dataframe. When supplying a datamodel for writing, the dataframe will be automatically converted to that format and checked for compatibility. Supports dataframes, tibbles and LaF objects. For more information about 'Blaise', see <>.

Version: 1.3.11
Imports: dplyr (≥ 0.7.2), readr (≥ 1.1.1), stringr (≥ 1.2.0), utils (≥ 3.4.1), tibble (≥ 1.3.3), tools (≥ 3.4.1), methods (≥ 3.4.1), stats (≥ 3.4.1)
Suggests: testthat, LaF (≥ 0.6.3), knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2023-12-08
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.blaise
Author: Sjoerd Ophof [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Sjoerd Ophof <sjoerd.ophof at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: OfficialStatistics
CRAN checks: blaise results


Reference manual: blaise.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to blaise


Package source: blaise_1.3.11.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): blaise_1.3.11.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): blaise_1.3.11.tgz, r-release (x86_64): blaise_1.3.11.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): blaise_1.3.11.tgz
Old sources: blaise archive


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