{pgfplotstable} is a package that can read, parse, modify or generate tables. Data is provided via either external files or inline code. It also serves as the data handler of the graphics package {pgfplots}.

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Extra spacing in cell using \pbox in \pgfplotstabletypeset

I am using a straight-forward \pgfplotstabletypeset. Because I wanted to insert a manual break in one of the cells to decrease the width of that cell, I added a \pbox as suggested in ...
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post-process cell content in one column based on another column

I am trying to do something quite similar to this post: pgfplotstable: Conditional post-processing of cell content on a per-column basis However, I'd like to post-process the column based on the ...
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Defining a variable in Tikz and using it in a table

I read the page Define a variable in TikZ about how to define a variable in tikz, but I am trying to then put these values in a table and getting errors. It seems latex is not remembering the white ...
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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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Using siunitx and pgfplotstable removes header when used as a style

I'm following the solution presented here. However, for some reason when I used the code as a style defined in pgfplotstableset the header disappears. How can I fix it? \documentclass{article} ...
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Pgfplotstable multicolumn table with dec sep align and Tabularx

I would like to implement a multicolumn table with Pgfplotstable that aligns on one side the number of the columns by dec sep align and secondly aligns the whole table by Tabularx. A version without ...
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pgfplots table read handle non-numerical entries

In a previous question, I asked how to create a Root Locus plot and got a pretty good answer thanks to @percusse using \pgfplotstableread that gets me 90% of the way there. However, the one thing I ...
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pgfplotstable with multirow

How can I use pgfplotstable with multirow to create a table with a column in which every cell spans 3 rows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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Linear Regression with symbolic x-coordinates

I have been having difficulty with this problem for a few days now so I'm hoping you can come to my aid. I am trying to create a line of linear regression for a very small chart using pgfplots. ...
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Perform column operations on pgfplotstable

Can you use pgfplotstable to perform operations on columns? For example, I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \pgfplotstableread{ x y 4 2.50000000e-01 16 6.25000000e-02 64 ...
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`pgfplotstable`, table overlapping graphic

I have a pgfplots graphic in a pgfplotstable, and a part of the graphic is overlapped by the table like you can see in this picture: The 800 at the top is cut by the tabular border. Here is a MWE: ...
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Use specific “col sep=&” with \pgfplotstableread{⟨file name⟩}{⟨\macro⟩}

I would like to make one table that consist of data (Columns) from multiple (7) input files. I know for a pgfplot this can be done by simply loading data from different sources into one graph. I have ...
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How to change \pgfplotstableset for different parts of a document?

In the documentation for the pgfplotstable package you can find the following in the introduction: Key-value pairs can be set in two ways: As default settings for the complete document (or ...
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Spaces are not formatted correctly in url paths when using sphinx package and reStructuredText

I have a problem similar to the one in: Obey spaces with URL package (path command). The obeyspaces option is not working within the pgfplots table column. However, my problem is slightly different ...
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Pgfplotstable: column math is wrong!

I am using the following code with pgfplotstable to generate a new column that represents the difference of two other columns. \pgfplotstableset{create on use/iqr/.style={ create ...
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trend line in pgf plot

I have been trying to fit a trend line using pgf plot for my data and unfortunately can't seem to hit the right spot with the code. I have looked in the manual for examples of linear regression and ...
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pgfplotstable: postprocessing cell with math formula

I have the following csv file: 0.000000000000000000e+00 -2.485778083899142232e-01 -6.775462378935208640e-01 1.687203134856525066e+00 2.019105909655298348e+00 1.000000000000000000e+00 ...
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PGFPLOTS defintion inside macro inside table or insert boxplots inside table

I am trying to take a plot of a series of boxplots and include/insert these into a table. The code came from a posting of using a data table to define a series of boxplots. The code for the table ...
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Table of ybar plots with specific colors

I am trying to use specific coloring in an table of ybar plots. Maybe someone can help me out here. I have read other threads concerning the coloration of ybars but none of them really worked. This ...
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Create a new pgfplotstable that is a subset of another pgfplotstable

I'm using pgfplots to plot a data set, and I want to add a local regression line for a subset of the data. I'm able to calculate the regression line and plot if for the subset, but pgfplots is still ...
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Name pgfplotstable Column within foreach loop

I recently stumbled over pgfplotstable and its ability to process table information and create new columns. To hone my skills, I tried to create a script that would calculate an exponential smoothing ...
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How to use pgfplotstabletypeset in combination with sweave

I am trying to make a table in LateX in which the background colour of my cells depend on the size of a number. I found some answers on Parametrize shading in table through TikZ but I cannot get them ...
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How to recreate this graph?

I'm quite new to drawing graphs. I have the following table: \begin{tabular}{rrrr} \firstrow Frequency/[Hz] & $V_{pp}$/[V] & $V_{rms}$ DMM/[V] & $V_{rms}$ scope/[V] \\ 50 & ...
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pgfplotstable - How can I stack the columns from a data file under one another without the headings but with additional vspace?

I'd like to typeset data in multiple columns below one another. The problem is, if I were to typeset lots of data for relatively few parameters, I'd like to typeset the content on a upright a4 page. ...
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pgfplotstable - How can I stack the columns from a data file under one another?

I'd like the columns ColHead6--ColHead10 to be put under the first set of five columns (of course with the first column on the left once again). How can I do that? And could I use ...
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Importing Data from CSV file to Latex Table

I am running WinEdt 9.0, MikTex 2.9 on windows 7 pro. I am constructing a standard format PDF report and must follow that format (ie the table is in a particular format with colors and fonts etc ...
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Conditionally use bold font for table cell with pgfplotstable

I am trying to conditionally use bold font for table cells with values according to a condition. It works nicely with changing the text color as illustrated in the example below, but I am not able to ...
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Unequal bin widths in pgfplots density histogram

In the pgfplots manual, it talks about density histograms with equal bin widths/ranges. Is it possible to make a density histogram with specified unequal bin widths/ranges? For example, if I set ...
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Avoid multiple entries of caption in list of tables using pgfplotstable with longtable

I'm using pgfplotstable to display data from .csv files and it happens that displayed tables break over three pages. The problem is, that for every page an entry is placed into the list of tables. ...
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pgfplots: plot data table until n-th line [duplicate]

Is there a way to plot only the first n-th lines of a data file using pgfplots? Currently I'm plotting the whole csv-file using (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Use data from other multiple data files with calculations [duplicate]

This answer shows nicely how to use data from another file while plotting data using \addplot table. However, when trying to access the create on use column using \thisrow{}, an error occurs. For ...
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Conversion of big “amount” of seconds into HH:MM:SS when plotting timeseries with pgfplots

My aim is to plot a timeseries (experimental data) using pgfplots in LaTeX (pdfLaTeX, TexLive on Mac). The data I'm using is seperated with semicolons (columnwise) and has the following structure: -- ...
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How to create a column that depends on another created column in pgfplotstable?

In the following MWE, I'm trying to create one on use column based on the definition of another on use column. PGF generates an error in this case: PGFPlots: reading {test1.dat} PGFPlots: reading ...
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Read table from file with mixed strings and numbers

I'm generating a file with comma separated values and I need to display its contents in a table. Some columns need math mode as I placed variable names in there. Here is a MWE with my problem: ...
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How to plot scatter points using pgfplots with color defined from table rgb values?

I am trying to plot a set of data points (scatter points not linked to each other), where each point has a different color. The color definition is given by predefined rgb values written in the same ...
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Cannot access column name in pgfplotsstable

I followed the standard way (to the extent of my knowledge) of accessing the column name in pgfplotstable but it doesn't seem to be working. This is the code: \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Pgfplotstable and etoc don't recompile

My document compiled normally, but it seems that there is an incompatibility between the packages etoc and pgfplots. The latex compiles, but not to recompile to get the references and the table of ...
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newenvironment using pgfplotstable

I want to have a newenvironment body as an inline input argument for pgfplotstable. Is it possible to do this without using braces in the body itself? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to plot every 4th row using pgfplotstable?

This seems very related to How to display every 4th row in a large data file using pgfplotstable?. I just try to plot the filtered rows but am missing something here. Here is the MWE (I copied the ...
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How can I add the index of value of a table to a point on a graph?

I would like to add to each branch of my polar comb graph the index value as a label. I give you my code and a screenshot with what I would like to have: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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How to plot only some value of a table?

I want to plot only some values of an external tex value table, for example from the 3rd value to the 6th value. I could manually comment the non-wanted values but the table may often change and I ...
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pgfplotstable will not generate table

I have some data from a table that I would like to tableize with pgfplotstable. After many hours of going through the pgfplotstable 1.10 manual and basicly copying the example code with my data. Are ...
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How to make logarithmic axis “readable”?

How can I make a logarithmic axis more readable? I have many plots that look similar to this one: The problem is in the y axis. Anyone can imagine what 10^5 represents, or 10^6. It is not so easy ...
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Using set list with pgfplotstable

I am trying to create a new column in a table using the set list option, but it will not expand the list when stored in a macro. I've tried \expandafter in various locations with no joy so far. ...
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Pgfplots - How to deal with special characters in data files?

I have a file which contains column headings such as AAA-BBB or something to the effect of CC_DD_8734-20°. How should I deal with this if I just want to use such a file? Or should I prepare each set ...
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pgfplotstable: use of /.add{}{}

I would like to build tables using pgfplotstable. Everything works fine so far -- except for one small thing: Although having read the corresponding section in the manual, I experience problems using ...
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Reordering the rows of a table using pgfplotstable

I have a table in a file called dummy.txt which contains the following data: value1 value2 value3 1 11 2.13652246624232 2 12 0.513442717554625 3 13 1.69712766271722 4 14 ...
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PGFPLOTS: How to merge 2 tables for histogram

I have a data set that I will plot across two pages. My initial strategy is to split the table in half. Read in the first table and plot, and so with the second. My problem with this is I do a summary ...
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\draw via \pgfplotstableforeachcolumnelement fails outside {axis} environment, but works inside?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \pgfplotstableread[col sep=space,row sep=newline,header=true]{ ts val 0.0 0.0 1.0 ...
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Marking (resampling) a point on a pgfplots curve, interpolated from table data?

I was looking for this in the pgfplots manual, unfortunately the term "resample" is not mentioned, and "sample" hits the samples key, which refers to analytical functions, not to table data; so I ...