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Create formal image template


template =,type)


template =,type) creates a copy of the formal image reporter template specified by type at the templatePath location . You can use the copied template as a starting point to design a custom formal image template for your report.

Input Arguments

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Location of the reporter template, specified as a character vector, character array, or template source object.

Format for the output, specified as 'html', 'html-file', 'docx', or 'pdf'. If you specify a template using the templatePath property, the value for type must match the template type.

Output Arguments

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Name of template, returned as the path and file name of the template. The template file name extension is assigned based on the specified output type. For example, for PDF output, the template name has a .pdftx file extension.


Create Formal Image Template

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

rpt = Report('My Report','html');
image = FormalImage();
template = FormalImage.createTemplate('mytemplates\myImage','html');
image.TemplateSrc = template;

Introduced in R2017b