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, ...)
Object created by a function from the gtsummary package (e.g. tbl_summary or tbl_regression)
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
as_flex_table() function supports bold and italic markdown syntax in column headers
and spanning headers (
Text wrapped in double stars (
'**bold**') will be made bold, and text between single
'_italic_') will be made italic.
No other markdown syntax is supported and the double-star and underscore cannot be combined.
To further style your table, you may convert the table to flextable with
as_flex_table(), then utilize any of the flextable functions.
A flextable object
Daniel D. Sjoberg
Other gtsummary output types:
as_flex_table_ex1 <- trial %>% select(trt, age, grade) %>% tbl_summary(by = trt) %>% add_p() %>% as_flex_table()
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