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Create figure template


template =,type)


template =,type) creates a copy of the figure reporter template specified by type at the templatePath location. You can use the copied template as a starting point to design a custom figure 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 template copy, returned as a string scalar. The file name extension of the template is based on the specified template type. For example, if the type argument is 'pdf', the file name extension is .pdftx.


Create Figure Template

Before you run this example, create a copy of the default HTML Figure template in the mytemplates folder. Name the copied template myFigure.htmtx. Edit the template as desired. To use the new template for the figure, assign its path to the TemplateSrc property of

rpt = Report('My Report','html');
fig = Figure();
template = Figure.createTemplate('mytemplates\myFigure','html');
fig.TemplateSrc = template;

Version History

Introduced in R2017b