Create Report Explorer-based (RptFile) reporter template


template =,type)


template =,type) creates a copy of the default Report Explorer-based reporter (RptFile) template specified by type at the templatePath location . You can use the copied template as a starting point to design a custom RptFile reporter template for your report.

Input Arguments

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Location of the reporter template, specified as a character vector, character array, or template source object.

Format for the output, specified as 'html', 'html-file', 'docx', or 'pdf'. If you specify a template using the templatePath property, the value for type must match the template type.

Output Arguments

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Name of template, returned as the path and file name of the template. The template file name extension is assigned based on the specified output type. For example, for PDF output, the template name has a .pdftx file extension.


Create Report Explorer-based Reporter Template

Copy the template file of the desired output type. In this example the copied template file is named myrptfile.htmtx and is saved in a folder named mytemplates. To use the new template for the RptFile reporter, assign its path to the RptFile TemplateSrc property.

template = RptFile.createTemplate('mytemplates\myrptfile','html');
rptfile.TemplateSrc = template;

Introduced in R2019a