{datatool} is a tool to create and manipulate databases.

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Datatool : automatically add a new entry / use

I am a newbie with latex I have a file, just for test, ListeEleves.csv nom,prénom Avogadro,Amédéo Bohr,Niels Copernic,Nicolas Einstein,Albert I would like to get nom,prénom,ID,IDInitials ...
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How can I typeset *some* fields from a (YAML) dataset?

I'm building a dataset of sorts with long strings, tags, some of which will be used for survey research (a q-sort, actually). This dataset needs to: be reasonably human-readable play nice with ...
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Combining \DTLgmeanforall with a conditional in a table created by datatool

I am organizing a list of students an there marks for exams in a .csv Document. These are printed in a tabular environment with the help of datatool. The Table lists the marks an the resulting mean. ...
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Datatool Long Compilation Time without sorting

Hi this is my first time writing on the forum so please let me know if I do anything wrong. Here is my problematic. I was wandering if I could use LaTeX to help me generate automatically grades ...
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DTLoad from Start to End Record?

Assume I want to use DataTool to display CSV data in a Latex Table. However, my CSV table, is say 1000 lines long, and I can only display 50 on a page. So I what I am looking for is a solution to ...
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import cvs file with special characters as table in latex

I am trying to import a cvs file with special characters to my latex file using scvsimple however, I am getting some errors. I tried many suggestions from the forum and net but non worked for me. ...
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Fill column with random numbers using datatool and PGF

Consider the following csv file: column1,column2 line1, line2, I want to fill column2 with random numbers, preferably using PGF (simply because I already know a bit about PGF, but I am open to ...
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Alphabetically sort expanding (newcommand/def) list elements and conditional formatting by iteration

I am attempting to alphabetically sort an array of elements which need to be expanded. I have used a modification of the sorting code in this answer, but I am seeing an unsorted list of 'Doga, Kittya1,...
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Problem with packages siunitx, datatool and xkeyval

After having read several articles concerning the siunitx problem I am still struggling with my problem. Your comments and your help is highly appreciated. The following error occurs when I switch on ...
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Load CSV file + landscape

I hope someone is able to help me. I'm trying to create landscape pages, that are holding my survey items. After several tries with CSV files, I wrote everything by hand, but it's just too inflexible, ...
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Formatting datas with datatool package

I have a data file data.txt like First string name|rank|degree| Smith| major|PhD John|Lt| Eugen|St|PhD Part of MWE \input{data.txt} \DTLsetseparator{|} \DTLloaddb{...
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Labels with envlab not creating separate sticker

I am trying for some time now to basically create letter stickers / labels from a .csv file using TeX. I came up, also looking at this and other sites, with the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Datatool package: remove link between variable and value

When I try to create a subset from one db with the help of the datatool package, all my rows contain the same information as the last one. \DTLforeach[\DTLisieq{\tmpjob}{\jobnameoff}]{data}{ \...
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Display bibtex entry in latex document

I'm trying to display a bibtex code written in a .bib file inside a document. Does anyone know how to include bibtex code, e.g. : @book{Darwin59, author={Darwin,Charles}, title={On the Origin of ...