Function converts a gtsummary object to a flextable object. A user can use this function if they wish to add customized formatting available via the flextable functions. The flextable output is particularly useful when combined with R markdown with Word output, since the gt package does not support Word.
as_flex_table( x, include = everything(), return_calls = FALSE, strip_md_bold = NULL )
Commands to include in output. Input may be a vector of
quoted or unquoted names. tidyselect and gtsummary select helper
functions are also accepted.
Logical. Default is
TRUE, the calls are returned
as a list of expressions.
A flextable object
The ftExtra package provides a function to recognize and print markdown syntax in flextable headers. To use this feature
Install ftExtra v0.4.0 or greater
options(gtsummary.use_ftExtra = TRUE) or the corresponding theme element
To "turn off" this feature, run
as_flex_table(include = -ftExtra).
If you experience any issues using this feature, please file an issue at https://github.com/ddsjoberg/gtsummary/issues/new/choose.