The officer package lets R users manipulate Word (
.docx) and PowerPoint (
*.pptx) documents. In short, one can add images, tables and text into documents from R. An initial document can be provided; contents, styles and properties of the original document will then be available.
This package is close to ReporteRs as it produces Word and PowerPoint files but it is faster, do not require
xml2) and has less functions that will make it easier to maintain.
Make corporate reporting with minimum hassle
read_docx() function will read an initial Word document (an empty one by default) and let you modify its content later.
The package provides functions to add R outputs into a Word document:
In a Word document, one can use cursor functions to reach the beginning or end of a document, or a particular paragraph containing a given text. This cursor concept has been implemented to make the post processing of files easier.
File generation is performed with the
docx_summary() reads and imports content of a Word document into a tibble object. The function handles paragraphs, tables and section breaks.
read_pptx() will read an initial PowerPoint document (an empty one by default) and let you modify its content later.
The package provides functions to add R outputs into existing or new PowerPoint slides:
In a PowerPoint document, one can set a slide as selected and reach a particular shape (and remove it or add text).
ile generation is performed with the
pptx_summary() function reads and imports content of a PowerPoint document into a tibble object. The function handles paragraphs, tables and images.
The package flextable brings a full API to produce nice tables and use them with
officer. Tables can be written in PowerPoint documents and Word documents. An option is available to render flextables in rmarkdown (HTML and Word outputs).
The package rvg brings an API to produce nice vector graphics that can be embedded in PowerPoint documents or Excel workbooks with
The package mschart combined with
officer can produce native office charts in PowerPoint and Word documents.
You can get the development version from GitHub:
Or the latest version on CRAN:
The help pages are located at https://davidgohel.github.io/officer/.
This project is developped and maintained on my own time. In order to help me to maintain the package, do not send me private emails if you only have questions about how to use the package. Instead, visit Stackoverflow,
officer has its own tag Stackoverflow link! I usually read them and answer when possible.
Anyone getting involved in this package agrees to our Code of Conduct.
When you file a bug report, please spend some time making it easy for me to follow and reproduce. The more time you spend on making the bug report coherent, the more time I can dedicate to investigate the bug as opposed to the bug report.
A great way to start is to contribute an example or improve the documentation.
If you want to submit a Pull Request to integrate functions of yours, please provide:
By using rhub (run
rhub::check_for_cran()), you will see if everything is ok. When submitted, the PR will be evaluated automatically on travis and appveyor and you will be able to see if something broke.