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Attach file to MDF-file



    mdfAddAttachment(mdfFile,attachmentFile) attaches the attachmentFile to the specified mdfFile.

    To attach multiple files, call this function separately for each file.

    mdfAddAttachment(mdfFile,attachmentFile,Name=Value) makes the attachment using additional options to control the means of attachment, to add a comment about the file, and to specify the media type.


    This function does not support MDF3 files.


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    Attach a CSV-file by emdedding it in an MDF-file.


    Input Arguments

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    MDF-file name, specified as a string or character vector, to add the attachment to. The file name can be a relative or absolute path.

    Example: "MDF_25Dec.mf4"

    Data Types: char | string

    File to be attached, specified as a string or character vector. The file name can be an absolute path or relative to the MDF-file location.

    Example: "Inv_MDF_25Dec.txt"

    Data Types: char | string

    Name-Value Arguments

    Specify optional pairs of arguments as Name1=Value1,...,NameN=ValueN, where Name is the argument name and Value is the corresponding value. Name-value arguments must appear after other arguments, but the order of the pairs does not matter.

    Example: Embedded=true

    Specify to embed attached file, as true (logical 1) or false (logical 0). This option determines whether the attachment is physically embedded in the MDF-file. If true, the attachment file is added as an embedded attachment. If false (default), the attachment file is added externally by referencing the attachment file path.

    If you move an MDF-file that has attachments that are not embedded, you might also have to move the attached files.

    Example: Embedded=true

    Data Types: logical

    Comment about attached file, specified as a string or character vector.

    Example: Comment="Stress Test Template"

    Data Types: char | string

    Media type and subtype of the attached file. The default is "application/ext", where "ext" is the file name extension. For more information on standard media types, see the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Media Types.

    Example: MIMEType="text/csv"

    Data Types: char | string

    Version History

    Introduced in R2022a