Add labels as new rows in the header, where all columns are merged.

This is a sugar function to be used when you need to add labels in the header, most of the time it will be used to adding titles on the top rows of the flextable.

add_header_lines(x, values = character(0), top = TRUE)

Arguments

x

a flextable object

values

a character vector, each element will be added as a new row.

top

should the row be inserted at the top or the bottom. Default to TRUE.

Illustrations

See also

Examples

ft_1 <- flextable(head(iris))
ft_1 <- add_header_lines(ft_1, values = "blah blah")
ft_1 <- add_header_lines(ft_1, values = c("blah 1", "blah 2"))
ft_1 <- autofit(ft_1)
ft_1
#> a flextable object.
#> col_keys: `Sepal.Length`, `Sepal.Width`, `Petal.Length`, `Petal.Width`, `Species` 
#> header has 4 row(s) 
#> body has 6 row(s) 
#> original dataset sample: 
#>   Sepal.Length Sepal.Width Petal.Length Petal.Width Species
#> 1          5.1         3.5          1.4         0.2  setosa
#> 2          4.9         3.0          1.4         0.2  setosa
#> 3          4.7         3.2          1.3         0.2  setosa
#> 4          4.6         3.1          1.5         0.2  setosa
#> 5          5.0         3.6          1.4         0.2  setosa