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slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter

Class: slreportgen.report.DataDictionary
Package: slreportgen.report

Create subclass of slreportgen.report.DataDictionary class

Syntax

reporter = slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter(classpath)

Description

reporter = slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter(classpath) creates a reporter class definition file that defines a subclass of slreportgen.report.DataDictionary at the location specified by classpath. The method also copies the default reporter templates to the resources/templates subfolder of the folder that contains the class definition file. You can use the class definition file as a starting point to design a custom data dictionary reporter class for your report.

Input Arguments

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Path and name of new class definition file, specified as a string scalar or character vector.

You can specify a relative path or an absolute path. For example, this code creates MyClass.m in the subfolder myFolder of the current folder.

slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter("myFolder/MyClass")

To create the reporter class in a class folder, precede the class name with the @ character. Do not specify the .m extension. For example, this code creates MyClass.m in the subfolder myFolder/@MyClass in the current folder.

slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter("myFolder/@MyClass")
See Folders Containing Class Definitions.

To create the reporter class in a class package, precede the folder name with the + character. For example, this code creates a data dictionary reporter in the myOrg package folder in the current folder.

slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter("+myOrg/@MyClass")

Output Arguments

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Path and file name of the new reporter class, returned as a string scalar.

Examples

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Create a custom data dictionary reporter, myDataDictionary, and the associated default templates in the subfolder MyFolder of the current working folder.

slreportgen.report.DataDictionary.customizeReporter('MyFolder/myDataDictionary')
ans = 

    "MyFolder\myDataDictionary.m"
Introduced in R2020b