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Create custom figure reporter class


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reporter = creates a figure class definition file that is a subclass of The file is created at the specified classpath location. The Figure.customizeReporter method also copies the default figure templates to the <classpath>/resources/template folder. You can use the class definition file as a starting point to design a custom figure class for your report.

Input Arguments

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Location of custom figure class, specified as a string or character array. The classpath argument also supports specifying a folder with @ before the class name.

Output Arguments

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Figure reporter path, returned as the string specifying the path to the derived report class file.


Create Custom Figure Reporter

Create a custom figure reporter and its associated default templates. The derived class file is created at the specified path relative to the current working folder. In this case, the path to the MyFigure.m class file is <current working folder>/newImage/@MyFigure/myFigure.m. The default title page templates are in the <current working folder>/newImage/@MyFigure/resources/templates folder.


After editing this new class file, you can use it as your Figure section reporter.

fig = MyFigure();

Introduced in R2017b