retrieve_metadata retrieves meta data.

retrieve_metadata(tablename, language = "de", genesis = NULL, ...)

Arguments

tablename

name of the table to retrieve.

language

retrieve information in German "de" (default) or in English "en" if available.

genesis

to authenticate a user and set the database (see below).

...

other arguments send to the httr::GET request.

Value

a data.frame.

Details

See the package description (wiesbaden) for details about setting the login and database.

See also

Examples

if (FALSE) { # Meta data contain the explanations to the variable names for the table # federal election results on the county level. # Assumes that user/password are stored via save_credentials() metadata <- retrieve_metadata(tablename="14111KJ002", genesis=c(db="regio") ) }