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Convert CAN messages into timetable


msgtimetable = canMessageTimetable(msg)
msgtimetable = canMessageTimetable(msg,database)



msgtimetable = canMessageTimetable(msg) creates a CAN message timetable from existing raw messages. The output message timetable contains the raw message information (ID, Extended, Data, etc.) from the messages. If CAN message objects are input which contain decoded information, that decoding is retained in the CAN message timetable.


msgtimetable = canMessageTimetable(msg,database) uses the database to decode the message names and signals for the timetable along with the raw message information. Specify multiple databases in an array to decode message names and signals in the timetable within a single call.

In many cases, using CAN message information in a timetable format can provide better performance than using CAN message objects.


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Convert log block output to a CAN message timetable.

 load LogBlockOutput.mat
 db = canDatabase('myDatabase.dbc')
 msgTimetable = canMessageTimetable(canMsgs,db)

Convert legacy CAN message objects to a CAN message timetable.

msgTimetable = canMessageTimetable(canMsgs);

Decode an existing CAN message timetable with a database.

db = canDatabase('myDatabase.dbc')
msgTimetable = canMessageTimetable(msgTimetable,db)

Input Arguments

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Raw CAN messages, specified as a CAN message timetable, an array of CAN message objects, or a CAN message structure from the CAN log block.

CAN database, specified as a database handle.

Output Arguments

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CAN messages returned as a timetable.

See Also


Introduced in R2017a

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