The CSV tag concerns text-based files containing tabular material using commas as a separator.

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Importing csv file into latex as a table

I am using the \csvautotabular function to import data from a csv file. It has worked beautifully; however, I only want to import certain columns from the file. How can I exclude certain columns? ...
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How to plot data from a CSV file using tikz and csvsimple?

Here is a minimal example : \begin{filecontents*}{data.csv} a,b,c,d 1,4,5,1 2,3,1,5 3,5,6,1 4,1,4,9 5,3,4,7 \end{filecontents*} \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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pgfplots: how to load distinct symbolic ticks/labels from file?

I want to plot a matrix of color-values from a csv file. Inspired by this website, I set out to write my MWE below, to which I added this way of dynamically loading symbolic ticks/labels from my data ...
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Importing CSV file as a table in Latex but file too long

I am trying to import a CSV file but the data in the table is too long it goes down till the end of the page and disappears without continuing on the next page. Here's the file: \begin{filecontents*}...
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Combine columns of a csv

I'm attempting to use \pgfplotstabletypeset but with no luck. I have a CSV file like the following: Name, Age, stDev Adam, 15, 3 When I output in this into my PDF, I would like the last two columns ...
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How can I plot bigger amounts of data?

I am currently playing around with hailstone sequences (collatz numbers). I would like to create a plot like this (from Wikipedia): But I don't know how this kind of plot is called (it's neither a ...
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Creating a table from CSV file with strings?

I want to create a table from a CSV file in LaTex. I am able to do it with numbers here but creating table for strings such as abbrevions does not work. What is the problem? MVE This example ...
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Creating a multi-column table with dynamically wide columns from a CSV file

I'm trying to make a multi-column table take dynamic values, read from a CSV file. The current table looks like this and has been formatted manually with tabularx, without any multicolumn package ...
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How to compute an histogram (plot bars) binning the values from a .csv using TeX?

I've a .csv with a column of acquired measures. I would like to make the histogram bins using TeX from the measures distribution so I have to create the bins first. I haven't found any reference to ...
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Huge table/matrix with colored boxes

I have a huge CSV file with about 25.5k records that (structurally) looks like the sample below. In essence, I want to display the values of the columns U,V,W,X,Y,Z of each row as a colored box. The ...
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Are there tools for importing from CSV to BibTeX?

I'm seeking a way to get my books database, stored on Goodreads, into BibTeX form. As near as I can tell, Goodreads provides no support for this directly, but does provide for CSV export (on the right)...
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Plot Gantt-like plot from csv

I am trying to plot a Gantt-like chart with pgfplot from a CSV-File. The aim is to display the behavoir of a task scheduler. In my CSV-File I have tupel of timestamp(x) and task ID(y). \documentclass{...
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How to draw a graph from CSV with TeX?

I am a complete beginner with TeX, I would like to draw JMH benchmark graph using TeX. Since I have output results in CSV format. This is my actual code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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read strings from csv file for usage as figure meta data

I got the following problem, I use pgfplots(table) to generate plots and tables in my latex document from generated data. I would like to read additional information from a metadata file. The reason ...
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How to create a large table with Pgfplots and string entries?

I tried to hack this here for a larger case but it is firing errors. What is causing the too many columns error and is Pgfplots ideal for this kind of table generation? Goal: table that I am trying ...
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Underfull \hbox warning about alignement in a csvsimple table

The following csvsimple table keeps returning warnings of the type: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines: \csvreader[no head, longtable=|p{\dimexpr 0.2\linewidth-2\tabcolsep}|p{\...
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How to merge data and create multiple documents?, similar to personalized mailings

I would like to use LATEX combined with EXCEL data files (or CSV if it were neccessary) to create "proof of payment". Supose a list of people John McEnroe, NYC (USA), 110.23$, 10$,May...... Mary ...
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csvreader and respect all (special characters in the csv file)

I'm trying to use csvsimple to read in a file with elements that contain special characters (underscores in this example) and create a table that only has a some of the columns. I can read in the file ...
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How can CSV files be put into LaTeX without having to adjust much?

I would like to have a TeX-Snippet that takes a filename as an argument and outputs a table with toprule and bottomrule: \begin{tabular}{lrr} \toprule Fach & Dauer & Einkommen\\ ...
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Combining invoice and datatool to create serial invoices

I want to generate invoices based on a CSV table. My approach looks like this: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{invoice} \usepackage{datatool} \address{ABC AG \\ Nonamestreet 4 \\ 1100 ...
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PGFplot multiple histograms using CSV file

I have tried to draw a comparative graph using histogram and taking data from different CSV source files. I can draw the two histograms but the resulting graph is not what I want: I don't want the two ...
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Reading and (custom) formatting a CSV (not \csvautotabular)

Suppose I have a really long, really boring list of data in - let's say CSV, but converting to other formats is an option, when this can be done automatically - and I want to prepare a section in my ...
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How to escape any CSV file automatically for pgfplots

I want to plot something from the file "processor.csv" from http://cpudb.stanford.edu/cpudb.1416196069.zip. How can I automatically escape this file or ANY OTHER to use it with pgfplots. I've already ...
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I want to insert a file into my lyx document not import

I have a lyx file and I want to attach some csv files. I don't want to import the files because most of them are very large tables, rather I would like to so something like what Microsoft word does ...