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