Remove element pointed by cursor from a 'Word' document.

body_remove(x)

Arguments

x

an rdocx object

Examples

library(officer)

str1 <- rep("Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. ", 20)
str1 <- paste(str1, collapse = "")

str2 <- "Drop that text"

str3 <- rep("Aenean venenatis varius elit et fermentum vivamus vehicula. ", 20)
str3 <- paste(str3, collapse = "")

my_doc <- read_docx()
my_doc <- body_add_par(my_doc, value = str1, style = "Normal")
my_doc <- body_add_par(my_doc, value = str2, style = "centered")
my_doc <- body_add_par(my_doc, value = str3, style = "Normal")

new_doc_file <- print(my_doc,
  target = tempfile(fileext = ".docx"))

my_doc <- read_docx(path = new_doc_file)
my_doc <- cursor_reach(my_doc, keyword = "that text")
my_doc <- body_remove(my_doc)

print(my_doc, target = tempfile(fileext = ".docx"))