change text alignment of selected rows and columns of a flextable.

align(x, i = NULL, j = NULL, align = "left", part = "body")

align_text_col(x, align = "left", header = TRUE, footer = TRUE)

align_nottext_col(x, align = "right", header = TRUE, footer = TRUE)

Arguments

x

a flextable object

i

rows selection

j

columns selection

align

text alignment - a single character value, expected value is one of 'left', 'right', 'center', 'justify'.

part

partname of the table (one of 'all', 'body', 'header', 'footer')

header

should the header be aligned with the body

footer

should the footer be aligned with the body

Illustrations

See also

Other sugar functions for table style: bg(), bold(), color(), empty_blanks(), fontsize(), font(), highlight(), italic(), line_spacing(), padding(), rotate(), valign()

Examples

ft <- flextable(head(mtcars)[, 3:6])
ft <- align(ft, align = "right", part = "all")
ft <- theme_tron_legacy(ft)
ft
#> a flextable object.
#> col_keys: `disp`, `hp`, `drat`, `wt` 
#> header has 1 row(s) 
#> body has 6 row(s) 
#> original dataset sample: 
#>                   disp  hp drat    wt
#> Mazda RX4          160 110 3.90 2.620
#> Mazda RX4 Wag      160 110 3.90 2.875
#> Datsun 710         108  93 3.85 2.320
#> Hornet 4 Drive     258 110 3.08 3.215
#> Hornet Sportabout  360 175 3.15 3.440
ftab <- flextable(mtcars)
ftab <- align_text_col(ftab, align = "left")
ftab <- align_nottext_col(ftab, align = "right")
ftab
#> a flextable object.
#> col_keys: `mpg`, `cyl`, `disp`, `hp`, `drat`, `wt`, `qsec`, `vs`, `am`, `gear`, `carb` 
#> header has 1 row(s) 
#> body has 32 row(s) 
#> original dataset sample: 
#>                    mpg cyl disp  hp drat    wt  qsec vs am gear carb
#> Mazda RX4         21.0   6  160 110 3.90 2.620 16.46  0  1    4    4
#> Mazda RX4 Wag     21.0   6  160 110 3.90 2.875 17.02  0  1    4    4
#> Datsun 710        22.8   4  108  93 3.85 2.320 18.61  1  1    4    1
#> Hornet 4 Drive    21.4   6  258 110 3.08 3.215 19.44  1  0    3    1
#> Hornet Sportabout 18.7   8  360 175 3.15 3.440 17.02  0  0    3    2