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% Please edit documentation in R/shinywrappers.R
\title{Table output with the JavaScript library DataTables}
renderDataTable(expr, options = NULL, searchDelay = 500,
callback = "function(oTable) {}", escape = TRUE, env = parent.frame(),
quoted = FALSE, outputArgs = list())
\item{expr}{An expression that returns a data frame or a matrix.}
\item{options}{A list of initialization options to be passed to DataTables,
or a function to return such a list.}
\item{searchDelay}{The delay for searching, in milliseconds (to avoid too
frequent search requests).}
\item{callback}{A JavaScript function to be applied to the DataTable object.
This is useful for DataTables plug-ins, which often require the DataTable
instance to be available (\url{}).}
\item{escape}{Whether to escape HTML entities in the table: \code{TRUE} means
to escape the whole table, and \code{FALSE} means not to escape it.
Alternatively, you can specify numeric column indices or column names to
indicate which columns to escape, e.g. \code{1:5} (the first 5 columns),
\code{c(1, 3, 4)}, or \code{c(-1, -3)} (all columns except the first and
third), or \code{c('Species', 'Sepal.Length')}.}
\item{env}{The environment in which to evaluate \code{expr}.}
\item{quoted}{Is \code{expr} a quoted expression (with \code{quote()})? This
is useful if you want to save an expression in a variable.}
\item{outputArgs}{A list of arguments to be passed through to the implicit
call to \code{\link{dataTableOutput}} when \code{renderDataTable} is used
in an interactive R Markdown document.}
Makes a reactive version of the given function that returns a data frame (or
matrix), which will be rendered with the DataTables library. Paging,
searching, filtering, and sorting can be done on the R side using Shiny as
the server infrastructure.
For the \code{options} argument, the character elements that have the class
\code{"AsIs"} (usually returned from \code{\link[base]{I}()}) will be evaluated in
JavaScript. This is useful when the type of the option value is not supported
in JSON, e.g., a JavaScript function, which can be obtained by evaluating a
character string. Note this only applies to the root-level elements of the
options list, and the \code{I()} notation does not work for lower-level
elements in the list.
This function only provides the server-side version of DataTables
(using R to process the data object on the server side). There is a
separate package \pkg{DT} (\url{}) that allows
you to create both server-side and client-side DataTables, and supports
additional DataTables features. Consider using \code{DT::renderDataTable()}
and \code{DT::dataTableOutput()} (see
\url{} for more information).
## Only run this example in interactive R sessions
if (interactive()) {
# pass a callback function to DataTables using I()
ui = fluidPage(
server = function(input, output) {
output$table <- renderDataTable(iris,
options = list(
pageLength = 5,
initComplete = I("function(settings, json) {alert('Done.');}")