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Create report template


template =,type)


template =,type) 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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Path and file name of the new template, specified as a character vector or string scalar.

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

Output Arguments

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


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Create a copy of the HTML template for a report and save it with the name myReportTemplate in the mytemplates folder.

template =

After you modify the template, you can use it by setting the TemplatePath property of the object.

Version History

Introduced in R2017b