Display and Navigate a Web View

Display a Web View When You Export It

When you export a Web view using the Web View dialog box or from the Report Explorer Web View pane, the Web view appears in your system Web browser.

Open a Web View File in a Web Browser

To open a Web view file to display in a Web browser, from the folder that contains the Web view files, select the HTML file.

Open the webview.html file to display the Web view. For details about file packaging and location, see Web View Files.

To use a Google® Chrome Browser, you need to do some setup.

Open a Web View in a Google Chrome Browser on a Windows Platform

  1. If you do not already have a shortcut set up for Google Chrome, click the Windows® Start button and search for Chrome.

  2. Right-click and drag the Google Chrome icon to an open area on your desktop.

  3. Right-click the icon and select Create shortcut.

  4. Right-click the shortcut and select Properties.

  5. In the Target edit box, append the following text: --allow-file-access-from-files. Be sure to use two hyphens at the beginning. Click OK.

  6. Close all open Google Chrome browsers.

  7. Use the shortcut to open a Google Chrome browser.

  8. Open the Web view file.

Open a Web View in a Google Chrome Browser on a Macintosh Platform

  1. Run Terminal. You can find it using Spotlight, in Applications/Utilities.

  2. Enter the following text:

    open/Applications Google\Chrome.app --allow-file-access-from-files

Open a Web View in a Google Chrome Browser on a Linux Platform

  1. Run terminal.

  2. Enter the following text:

    ./chromium-browser --allow-file-access-from-files

View Contents of a System

To see a thumbnail of the contents of all of systems in the Web view, click the View All tab.

To view the contents of a specific system, use one of these approaches:

  • In the model viewer, double-click the system.

  • In the model browser, select a system. To expose this pane, click Hide/Show Model Browser .

  • Click the View All tab and click the thumbnail of a system.

To open a system in a separate tab, press CTRL and click the system.

View Block Parameters and Signal Properties

Click a block or signal in the model to see its parameters or properties in the Object Inspector pane.

Access Optional Web View Information

To view the model coverage or requirements optional Web view information in a Web view, you must have Simulink® Verification and Validation™ installed. To access the information, click a highlighted block (for example, blocks with an orange border have requirements information). The information for that block appears in the Informer pane below the model.

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