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Package: mlreportgen.ppt

Add paragraphs to text box placeholder


paraObj = add(textBoxPlaceholder,content)



paraObj = add(textBoxPlaceholder,content) adds text in a text box placeholder.

add(textBoxPlaceholder,contents) adds multiple paragraphs to a text box placeholder.


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Create a presentation.

import mlreportgen.ppt.*

slidesFile = 'myTextBoxPlaceholderAddPresentation.pptx';
slides = Presentation(slidesFile);
add(slides,'Title and Content');

Create an mlreportgen.ppt.Paragraph object.

p = Paragraph('Hello World');

Use the Presentation.find method to find content the text box placeholder called Title in the presentation. Replace the title for the first slide with the paragraph.

contents = find(slides,'Title');

Add the paragraph to the first slide.


Add the paragraph to the first slide.

add(contents(1),' -- How are You?');

Generate the presentation.


Input Arguments

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Text box placeholder to add text to, specified as an mlreportgen.ppt.TextBoxPlaceholder object.

Content to add to a text box placeholder, specified as a character vector, array, cell array, or Paragraph object. If you specify an array, include only mlreportgen.ppt.Paragraph objects in the array. If you specify a cell array, you can include character vectors and mlreportgen.ppt.Paragraph objects.

Text to add, specified as a cell array of character vectors, mlreportgen.ppt.Paragraph objects, or a combination of both. Inner cell arrays specify inner list items. The slide layout specifies whether the text displays as paragraphs, bulleted list items, or numbered list items.

Output Arguments

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Paragraph, returned as an mlreportgen.dom.Paragraaph object.

Introduced in R2015b