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

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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} ...
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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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Render rfc4180 compilant CSV as table

Is there a LaTeX package, which would import data from csv and honour the quotation escaping? To be exact I mean one using the rules 1. - 7. of http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4180#section-2 Neither ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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Multiple instances of xelatex in parallel without overwriting generated PDF's

I've one TeX file abc.tex which is executed using xelatex abc.tex to generate the PDF file abc.pdf Inside abc.tex I'm using the datatool package to read data from an external CSV file (say pqr.csv). ...
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Sending Same Letter to multiple addresses

I'm sending the same letter to multiple addresses. The addresses are stored in a csv document. I've so far created a loop to create multiple letters, but I have not been successful in finding a ...
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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 ...
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How to annotate TikZ plotted function using axis values?

I would like to annotate local max of a .csv spectrum. My goal is to have a latex plot analogous of the matplotlib script I use, which give me this result: I've plotted the same spectrum from this ...
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Why is this CSV form letter code incompatible with the table of contents in ConTeXt?

Using the code in the answer to How to create form letters from spreadsheet data in ConTeXt?, I am building a document from data in a CSV file. I found that some part of the code is incompatible with ...
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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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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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Automatically formatting a table from a file with a list of words

I have a list of ~1000 words in a text file. The words are listed in a text file "my_words.txt" with no breaklines as follows: word1, word2, word3, etc. I would like to display these words in a ...
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Scatterplot with data from CSV file and trendline

I have created a scatterplot with code from this previous asked question. \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % this is needed for umlauts ...
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Eso-pic and data-tool

Csv files can be easier to prepare for the person who is not used to LaTeX syntax. I would like to use a csv file containing Id, myauthor, mydate, myaddress Sebastian, 12.12.2012, XYZ road, ...
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Use CSV data in table caption?

I want to use some data, imported with csvsimple, in a table caption. \begin{filecontents*}{data.csv} column1,column2,column3 name1,val1a,val1b name2,val2a,val2b \end{filecontents*} ...
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problematic extra cell when importing CSV to latex

I have a table that spans several pages I will be including in an appendix that I would like to import into my LaTex document from a csv. I found the long table answer post very helpful: Importing CSV ...
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CSV Table Overflow with CSV Simple?

I have a large CSV data set (240 rows - 4 columns ). When I try to embed the data using csvsimple the table overflows instead of flowing to the next page. How can I get the table to flow onto the next ...
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PGFPlots error “Dimension too large” when plotting .csv data

I did search on here for a solution and I did read the manual, but i couldn't find an answer (or at least one that I understood). I am plotting some data in a .csv file and for some reason when the x ...
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\useplot with Text in CSV

Is there a way to import & auto-plot a graph containing text in one column? Eg. Here's my table Period,Unit Sales (in thousands) Q1 '07,24943 Q2 '07,27855 Q3 '07,32752 Q4 '07,36766 Edit: ...
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csvsimple handles underscores wrong

I try to print a .csv file with the help of the csvsimple package. My csv file contains underscores since it is generated out of a database which uses underscores in column names as convention. ...
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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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How to import data from a CSV file in a figure caption using csvsimple?

I have made a pretty report that gets all the data from CSV files data.csv like this : Images,Infos,Bayer,BilineaireA,BilineaireB,TeinteA,TeinteB,ContourA,ContourB,Forme img1(illusion),Temps (en ...
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How to make convert csv to fancy tables?

I want convert csv to fancy tables like this : First, I make a basic table with my MWE like this : \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{csvsimple} \usepackage{pgfplotstable,filecontents} ...
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Nested CSV with csvsimple

I have two csv files. I want to use the first (countries.csv) to generate sections, and then filter the second (bottles.csv) by the name of the section. Below is an MWE - you can see that the nested ...
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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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Bar chart from CSV file with adjustable bar width

I have a CSV file with approximately 1500 records that I would like to plot using something like a bar chart, but I don't know where to start at all. Each record contains a width and a height, which ...
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verbatim within… a package delivers a string from a file and that string needs to be printed without interpretation

The csvtools package warns in its documentation from interpretable inputs but offers no solution as far as I can see. This Code generates a table \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csvtools} ...
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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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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 get the last element of a specific column from a CSV file?

I have CSV files of different lengths. For example a,b,c,d,e 0,0, 5, 5, 1 0,5, 5, 11, 2 0,11, 5, 16, 1 5,0, 10, 6, 1 5,6, 10, 11, 2 I want to get the value of the last element of the c and d ...
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Build PGF/TikZ matrix from CSV file

I want to automatically build a PGF/TikZ based drawing based on some external data that is read using csvsimple. My main issue at the moment is that most of the nodes are part of a matrix, mainly to ...
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How to read a csv file having #

I want to read from a csv file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csvsimple} \begin{document} \csvautotabular{initial.csv} \end{document} Now my initial.csv file looks like this: a, # b 1, 3 ...
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pgfplots is skipping first ytickslabel from file

Rendering the MWE below pgfplots skips the first 'Adiff' label of the CSV. I'm sure this is a no-brainer and easy karma points for experienced pgfplots users, but I am stomped. ...
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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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manual generated toc page with wraps an tab stops

My last deeper contact with TeX was many years ago. Since then I use it only from time to time to assemble PDF pages with bookmarks etc. Now I need to manually create TOC pages for a collection of ...
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PGFPlotstable with data from csv file : character µ and _ in column header

I have searched for a long time on the internet (here and other LaTeX resources on the web) but I could not find the answer to my (simple) question: how could I draw a table with Pgfplots, with data ...
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Change unit from a read in data table

I use pgfplots to create a graph from a csv file. The column that I use for the x-axis contains time values measured in ms. As my timelapse is a bit more as a min I therefor have values between 1000 ...
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How to maintain data to be both implemented and documented (in a personal package)

I'm looking for the best strategy for maintaining, in a personal package, a (long) list of data that has to be defined in the implementation and to be documented in the documentation. Let me be more ...
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csvsimple filtering problem

The following code works as I would expect. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{csvsimple,filecontents} \begin{document} \begin{filecontents*}{chunk.csv} AAAA,aaaaa BBBB,bbbbb CCCC,ccccc ...
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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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PGFplotstable: using a csv file with 4 columns

Suppose I have a csv file with no titles in it just data. The first column is time (x axis) and the next 3 columns each construct a different set; that is, plot(t, col1) is one set of data, plot(t, ...
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csvsimple erros building csv table

I want to use the csv package to insert tables into my document. I am importing csv by using the \usepackage{csvsimple} command. Then, in the code, I use \csvautotabular{Tables/test} to create the ...
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You can't use a prefix with `\char"FB': error when importing csv into latex

I'm trying to use the package csvsimple to create a table from a csv file. This worked so far, but when I try to add new figures/tables afterwards I get multiple errors. It looks like the \end ...
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Custom table from csv file (multiple header rows)

I would like to create custom tables from .csv files. By custom I mean, that I only want LaTex to read in the body of the table, i.e. "a & b & ... \ ..." but I want to write my own header and ...
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Custom separator for CSV import via csvsimple

I have successfully used csvsimple to import .csv files. But I would like to have commas as number separators, so I modified the .csv file to use semicolons as separators and as csvsimple manual says, ...
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How to display a number with many decimals and year correctly

I have a table in "import_csv_2.csv" as follows: No. Year W(G) 1 2010 0.02110333 2 2008 0.02082747 3 2006 0.02037291 ... \pgfplotstabletypeset[ col sep=comma, ...
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csv string to table without external files

I'm trying to create a Latex table from a CSV string. I saw a similar question , after which I started playing around with the csvsimple package (manual). What I don't understand is the need for ...