Format date cells in a flextable.

colformat_date(
  x,
  i = NULL,
  j = NULL,
  fmt_date = get_flextable_defaults()$fmt_date,
  na_str = get_flextable_defaults()$na_str,
  nan_str = get_flextable_defaults()$nan_str,
  prefix = "",
  suffix = ""
)

Arguments

x

a flextable object

i

rows selection

j

columns selection.

fmt_date

see strptime()

na_str, nan_str

string to be used for NA and NaN values

prefix, suffix

string to be used as prefix or suffix

Examples

dat <- data.frame(z = Sys.Date() + 1:3,
  w = Sys.Date() - 1:3)
ft <- flextable(dat)
ft <- colformat_date(x = ft)
ft <- autofit(ft)
ft
#> a flextable object.
#> col_keys: `z`, `w` 
#> header has 1 row(s) 
#> body has 3 row(s) 
#> original dataset sample: 
#>            z          w
#> 1 2022-06-13 2022-06-11
#> 2 2022-06-14 2022-06-10
#> 3 2022-06-15 2022-06-09