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Format Reports

Specify default report style and format for Report Explorer reports

Control the layout and formatting of a report with:

  • The output format that you select for report generation. For details, see Select Report Generation Options.

  • Component properties that specify formatting details for a specific instance of a component. For details, see the help for each component.


rptconvertConvert DocBook XML files into supported document formats

Report Components

TableInsert parent of table
MATLAB Property TableInsert table that includes MATLAB object property name/property value pairs
Handle Graphics Summary TableInsert table that summarizes Handle Graphics object properties

Examples and How To

Generate a Report Using a Template

In Report Explorer, in the outline pane, select the top-level component of the report.

Create a Report Template

To create a report template for use with the Report Explorer:

Customize Microsoft Word Report Styles

Customize or add styles in a Word conversion template.

Customize Microsoft Word Component Templates

Modify subforms or create your own.

Customize a Microsoft Word Title Page Template

This example shows how to customize a template in Word.

Create a Custom HTML or PDF Template

Use Report Explorer to copy and edit your template.


Report Templates

The Report Explorer allows you to use templates to format your reports.

Select Report Generation Options

Set options for generated reports using standard Report Explorer reports.


Explains what components are and how to use them.