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Create custom section reporter class


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

Input Arguments

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Location of custom section 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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Section reporter path, returned as a string specifying the path to the derived report class file.


Create Custom Section Reporter

Create a custom section 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 MySection.m class file is <current working folder>/newSection/@MySection/MySection.m. The default title page templates are in the <current working folder>/newSection/@MySection/resources/templates folder.


After editing this new class file, you can use it as your title page reporter.

tp = MySection();

Introduced in R2017b