saveAttachment

Save attachment from MDF-file

Description

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saveAttachment(mdfObj,AttachmentName) saves the specified attachment from the MDF-file to the current MATLAB working folder. The attachment is saved with its existing name.

Note

This function is supported only on 64-bit Windows® operating systems.

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saveAttachment(mdfObj,AttachmentName,DestFile) saves the specified attachment from the MDF-file to the given destination. You can specify relative or absolute paths to place the attachment in a specific folder.

Examples

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Save an MDF-file attachment with its original name in the current folder.

mdfObj = mdf('MDFFile.mf4');
saveAttachment(mdfObj,'AttachmentName.ext')        

Save an MDF-file attachment with a new name in the current folder.

mdfObj = mdf('MDFFile.mf4');
saveAttachment(mdfObj,'AttachmentName.ext','MyFile.ext')      

Save an MDF-file attachment in a folder specified with a relative path name, in this case in the parent of the current folder.

mdfObj = mdf('MDFFile.mf4');
saveAttachment(mdfObj,'AttachmentName.ext','..\MyFile.ext')      

This example saves an MDF-file attachment using an absolute path name.

mdfObj = mdf('MDFFile.mf4');
saveAttachment(mdfObj,'AttachmentName.ext','C:\MyDir\MyFile.ext')

Input Arguments

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MDF-file, specified as an MDF-file object.

Example: mdf('MDFFile.mf4')

MDF-file attachment name, specified as a character vector or string. The name of the attachment is available in the Name field of the MDF-file object Attachment property.

Example: 'file1.dbc'

Data Types: char | string

Destination file name for the saved attachment, specified as a character vector or string. The specified destination can include an absolute or relative path, otherwise the attachment is saved in the current folder.

Example: 'MyFile.ext'

Data Types: char | string

See Also

Functions

Introduced in R2016b