Merge flextable cells horizontally when consecutive cells have identical values. Text of formatted values are used to compare values.

merge_h(x, i = NULL, part = "body")

Arguments

x

flextable object

i

rows where cells have to be merged.

part

partname of the table where merge has to be done.

See also

Other flextable merging function: merge_at(), merge_h_range(), merge_none(), merge_v()

Examples

dummy_df <- data.frame( col1 = letters,
col2 = letters, stringsAsFactors = FALSE )
ft_merge <- flextable(dummy_df)
ft_merge <- merge_h(x = ft_merge)
ft_merge
#> a flextable object.
#> col_keys: `col1`, `col2` 
#> header has 1 row(s) 
#> body has 26 row(s) 
#> original dataset sample: 
#>   col1 col2
#> 1    a    a
#> 2    b    b
#> 3    c    c
#> 4    d    d
#> 5    e    e