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Create report template


template =,templateType)


template =,templateType) creates a copy of the default report template specified by type at the location specified by templatePath. You can use the copied template to design a custom template for your report.

Input Arguments

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Target path and filename of copy of template file, specified as a character vector or string scalar. If you specify templatePath without the file extension, the method creates the file with the extension of the copied template file. If you include the file extension, it must match the extension of the copied template file.

Data Types: char | string

Type of template, specified as "html", "html-file", "docx", or "pdf".

Data Types: char | string

Output Arguments

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Path and filename of the template copy, returned as a string scalar. The specified template type determines the filename extension of the template. For example, if the type argument is 'pdf', the filename extension is .pdftx.

Data Types: string


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Create a copy of the HTML template for your particular class and save it with the name myTemplate in the mytemplates folder. This example uses the class, but the process is the same for any createTemplate method.

template = ...

After you modify the template, you can use it by setting the TemplateSrc property of a reporter to the path of the template file.

Version History

Introduced in R2017b