Wraps an image in an object that can then be embedded in a PowerPoint slide or within a Word paragraph.

The image is added as a shape in PowerPoint (it is not possible to mix text and images in a PowerPoint form). With a Word document, the image will be added inside a paragraph.

external_img(src, width = 0.5, height = 0.2, alt = "")

Arguments

src

image file path

width

height in inches.

height

height in inches

alt

alternative text for images

usage

You can use this function in conjunction with fpar to create paragraphs consisting of differently formatted text parts. You can also use this function as an r chunk in an R Markdown document made with package officedown.

See also

Examples


# wrap r logo with external_img ----
srcfile <- file.path( R.home("doc"), "html", "logo.jpg" )
extimg <- external_img(src = srcfile, height = 1.06/2,
                       width = 1.39/2)

# pptx example ----
doc <- read_pptx()
doc <- add_slide(doc)
doc <- ph_with(x = doc, value = extimg,
               location = ph_location_type(type = "body"),
               use_loc_size = FALSE )
print(doc, target = tempfile(fileext = ".pptx"))

fp_t <- fp_text(font.size = 20, color = "red")
an_fpar <- fpar(extimg, ftext(" is cool!", fp_t))

# docx example ----
x <- read_docx()
x <- body_add(x, an_fpar)
print(x, target = tempfile(fileext = ".docx"))