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Remove line present under column names in table

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Hi all,
I have added some tables in word document using report generator 'Document' Class. However I am getting some lines(underlines) for column names in a table. I want to remove these lines. Kindly let me know how this can be done.
Below is the example of problem i am facing. I am attaching an image as well for your reference. I am using 2019a version.Thanks.
Age
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38
43

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Rahul Singhal
Rahul Singhal on 1 Jul 2020
Hi Sampath,
To customize the horizontal rule in the table header, use the HeaderRule property of the DOM MATLABTable class. This property is an object of mlreportgen.dom.HorizontalRule class.
For example, to remove this horizontal rule, you can either unset this property or set the horizontal rule border style to be none.
% Create DOM MATLABTable object
mlTbl = mlreportgen.dom.MATLABTable(table);
Unset the header rule as shown below:
mlTbl.HeaderRule = [];
OR set the horizontal rule border to be none as shown below:
mlTbl.HeaderRule.Border = 'none';
Thanks,
Rahul

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SC
SC on 1 Jul 2020
You can first create an array of structs 's' with Age and 'Gender' as fields,
s(1).Age = 38;
s(1).Gender = 'Male';
s(2).Age = 43;
s(2).Gender = 'Male';
s(3).Age = 38;
s(3).Gender = 'Female';
Visit the following to see, how it is done:
and use
T = struct2table(s);
If T is a table and D is your document, you can append your table by
MT = MATLABTable(T);
append(D, MATLABTable(T));

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 1 Jul 2020
The poster already has a table. The problem is that inside Report Generator, the name of the variables are being underlined, and they do not want the variable names to be underlined. This has nothing to do with how the table object was generated, and has to do with how table objects are formatted for Report Generator.
Sampath Rachumallu
Sampath Rachumallu on 1 Jul 2020
Hi Walter,is it possible to format the table so that variables are not underlined?
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 1 Jul 2020
Sorry, I do not know that. I have never used Report Generator.
I have encounted the fact that Report Generator supports Style Sheets, but I do not know how to get from that fact to specific representation of table objects.

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