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Create diagram template


template =,type)


template =,type) creates a copy of the default diagram template specified by type at the location specified by templatePath. Use the copied template as a starting point to design a custom diagram 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 a Report Template

Before you run this example, create a copy of the default HTML diagram template in the mytemplates folder. Name the copied template myDiagramReporter.htmtx. To use the new template, assign its path to the TemplateSrc property.

rpt = Report('My Report','html');
diagram = Diagram('slrgex_sf_car');
template = Diagram.createTemplate('mytemplates\myDiagram','html');
diagram.TemplateSrc = template;

Version History

Introduced in R2017b