{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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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 ...
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Data manipulation in contour maps (x/y-axis and contour label)

I am using contour maps in pgfplots as part of CAD as well as documentation. Serving both purposes I would like to improve the readability of my contour maps, by multiplying x- or y-axis times a ...
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How do I apply nodes near coords to a single bar / to a single plot?

After reading the pretty population pyramid question, I was inspired to "Tufte-ify" the graph to remove redunancy and clutter (and to become more familiar with pgfplots). I modified the code from ...
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Make a large heatmap with gaps and tables between

I am trying to make a large heatmap which looks like this with gaps and row or column names written in some of the cells. Empty cells are also present in the heat map. Can i make this using pgfplots? ...
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How to have different colormaps for different columns in the same Heatmaps table using pgfplots

I want to make a heatmap using different colors for only two columns in a heatmap. I was able to do it using two different pgfplotstables, i.e, two different heatmaps. But, i wan't to know whether ...
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pgfplots@y@inverseveclength ->infty

I'm experiencing problems with pgfplots. The following piece of code was automatically generated by a piece of software I'm working on. \documentclass {standalone} \errorcontextlines 10000 ...
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How to combine engineering notation from siunitx with pgfplotstable

I'm trying to get engineering notation (i.e. scientific notation in which the powers of ten must be multiples of three) in my tables produced by pgfplotstable. Because pgfplotstable does not support ...
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How can I draw a pretty population pyramid graph with pgfplots?

I'm trying to plot a graph population pyramid. I wrote this MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \pgfplotstableread[col sep=comma]{ ...
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How can I fit the original data with exponential or polynomial functions via pgfplots?

I am trying to plot the following data with a curve fitting via pgfplots. It seems linear regression is not suitable for my case. So I would prefer to have exponential or polynomial curve fitting on ...
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pgfplots two linear regressions [duplicate]

There are many existing questions about using the pgfplots linear regression. You can imagine using code such as: \addplot table [draw = none, dash pattern=on, x=x_data, y={create col/linear ...
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Padding in cell in Latex Heatmap using pgfplots

I have made a heatmap using pgfplots. But the numbers in the cell are not aligned vertically centered. How can i align them at center or how can i add padding at the bottom for making them appear at ...
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One tabular with column input from multiple data files with pgfplotstable

I have a question which sort of extends the page Multiple Files input to one pgfplotstable. In the answer to this question, data is read from dataB.dat and subsequently appended to the data as ...
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Barchart, Boxplot Data Table PGF Math Errors from mixed format inline data

My code for a horizontal bar chart with a summarizing boxplot is coming together, but I still have a nagging PGF Math problem if I try to plot the boxplot values, which are commented out at the bottom ...
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colour cells in a table according to the value

I have seen the following code in response to another similar question that works when the numbers in the table are between 0 and 100. How do I have to modify this code so that it works for numbers ...
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pfgplottable borders missing

I try to place borders on the left and right of my pgfplottable. \begin{table} \pgfplotstabletypeset[ % col sep=comma, % every head row/.style={ before row={ \hline & ...
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pgfplots: howto read touchstone files (s1p, s2p, s3p,…)

With pgfplots you can simply create nice plots that seamlessly integrate into your tikz figure. As a high frequency engineer you will inevitably use a network analyzer to measure S-parameters. The de ...
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plotting data from rows instead of columns in latex

How can I use the addplot table command to select data from rows to be plotted instead of columns? Thank you.. I tried that but still I got errors.. here is my script: \documentclass{article} ...
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Wrong placement (and/or size) of picture / plot with groupplot of table (… and discontinuity)?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} % \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.5.1} \usetikzlibrary{pgfplots.groupplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} ...
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Possible to create \pgfplotstablenew without header?

I'd like to create a (pgfplots)table from scratch, however, one without a header. So I'm trying to modify one of the examples in the pgfplotstable documentation: \documentclass{article} ...
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String column tick labels and plotting selected samples on y axis with groupplots?

I have seen other relate questions (like Basic bar chart with text as x axis labels), but still cannot figure out where the problem is in my example. The MWE below contains a snippet of a .csv table ...
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Changing the rules of line breaks

I used pgfplotstable to read the data from a file. The columns have fixed widths. The third column contains usual text and the lines are broken nicely. The second column contains mathematical ...
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Getting the (variable) number of columns per row with pgfplotstable?

I've already seen PGFplots and table with different number of elements in columns; but this is a slightly different question... Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Add rows for sum/mean/std at end of pgfplotstable

How do you add a one or multiple rows at the bottom of a table in pgfplotstable that is a summation/average/variance or other function of the above data in that particular column? How can this be ...
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pgfplots linear regression for the wrong column

The following MWE correctly plots the Y column when it is plotted directly (black points). However, a linear regression specified for the Y column actually fits to the Z column if the Y column is the ...
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Large number of plots from external csv file

I'm looking to draw a large number of lines/datasets (around 150~200, 50 points each) on a single window using pgfplot. The data is imported from a csv file created with matlab. I've seen several ...
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PGFplots: no mark is showing up

I have standard deviation bars but there is no symbol mark. How can I get one to appear? I took the statistical code from TikZ: How to pass a specific table to \pgfplotstableset if used for ...
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Using \pgfplotstablesort with a dynamically named macro

I have a moderately large number of data files that I need to read in with \pgfplotstablesort, and in each case the data read in should be assigned to a macro for later use in a plot. The filenames ...