Set speaker notes for the current slide in a pptx presentation.

set_notes(x, value, location, ...)

# S3 method for character
set_notes(x, value, location, ...)

# S3 method for block_list
set_notes(x, value, location, ...)

Arguments

x

an rpptx object

value

text to be added to notes

location

a placeholder location object. It will be used to specify the location of the new shape. This location can be defined with a call to one of the notes_ph functions. See section "see also".

...

further arguments passed to or from other methods.

Methods (by class)

  • character: add a character vector to a place holder in the notes on the current slide, values will be added as paragraphs.

  • block_list: add a block_list() to a place holder in the notes on the current slide.

Examples

# this name will be used to print the file
# change it to "youfile.pptx" to write the pptx
# file in your working directory.
fileout <- tempfile(fileext = ".pptx")
fpt_blue_bold <- fp_text_lite(color = "#006699", bold = TRUE)
doc <- read_pptx()
# add a slide with some text ----
doc <- add_slide(doc, layout = "Title and Content", master = "Office Theme")
doc <- ph_with(x = doc, value = "Slide Title 1",
   location = ph_location_type(type = "title") )
# set speaker notes for the slide ----
doc <- set_notes(doc, value = "This text will only be visible for the speaker.",
   location = notes_location_type("body"))

# add a slide with some text ----
doc <- add_slide(doc, layout = "Title and Content", master = "Office Theme")
doc <- ph_with(x = doc, value = "Slide Title 2",
   location = ph_location_type(type = "title") )
bl <- block_list(
  fpar(ftext("hello world", fpt_blue_bold)),
  fpar(ftext("Turlututu chapeau pointu", fpt_blue_bold))
)
doc <- set_notes(doc, value = bl,
   location = notes_location_type("body"))

print(doc, target = fileout)