Create RTF table and figure with flexible format.


You can install the package via CRAN:


Or, install from GitHub for development version:


Highlighted Features

The R package r2rtf provided flexibility to provide features below:

  • Necessary options to create highly customized RTF table and figure.
  • Simple to use parameters and data structure.
    • Customized column header: split by “|”.
    • Three required parameters for the output tables (data, filename, column relative width).
    • Flexible and detail control of table structure.
  • Format control in cell, row, column and table level for:
    • Border Type: single, double, dash, dot, etc.
    • Alignment: left, right, center, decimal.
    • Column width.
    • Text appearance: bold, italics, strikethrough, underline and any combinations.
    • Font size.
    • Text and border color (657 different colors named in color() function).
    • Special characters: any character in UTF-8 encoding (e.g. Greek, Symbol, Chinese, Japanese, Korean).
  • Append several tables into one file.
  • Pagination.
  • Built in raw data for validation.

Quick Example

head(iris) %>% rtf_body() %>%                       # Step 1 Add attributes 
               rtf_encode() %>%                     # Step 2 Convert attributes to RTF encode 
               write_rtf(file = "ex-tbl.rtf")       # Step 3 Write to a .rtf file 

Example Efficacy Table

Example Safety Table