change text highlight color of selected rows and columns of a flextable.

highlight(x, i = NULL, j = NULL, color = "yellow", part = "body", source = j)

Arguments

x

a flextable object

i

rows selection

j

columns selection

color

color to use as text highlighting color. If a function, function need to return a character vector of colors.

part

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

source

if color is a function, source is specifying the dataset column to be used as argument to color. This is only useful if j is colored with values contained in another (or other) column.

Illustrations

See also

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

Examples

my_color_fun <- function(x){ out <- rep("yellow", length(x)) out[x < quantile(x, .75)] <- "pink" out[x < quantile(x, .50)] <- "wheat" out[x < quantile(x, .25)] <- "gray90" out } ft <- flextable(head( mtcars, n = 10)) ft <- highlight(ft, j = "disp", i = ~ disp > 200, color = "yellow") ft <- highlight(ft, j = ~ drat + wt + qsec, color = my_color_fun) ft
#> a flextable object. #> col_keys: `mpg`, `cyl`, `disp`, `hp`, `drat`, `wt`, `qsec`, `vs`, `am`, `gear`, `carb` #> header has 1 row(s) #> body has 10 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