{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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How to have pgfplotstable ignore rows with no entries in certain columns?

I have data from a large .csv file. Simplified, it looks like this: TypeI, TypeII, Data A, , 3 B, , 1 , C, 4 , D, 1 I've made symbolic ...
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Making a table independent of pgf

I use pgfplotstable to generate tables to be included in online submission to journals. I would like to make my paper independant of pgfplotsable because compilation of the document is made online ...
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Pgfplotstable: format all cells but header row and header column

I found some code to asign colors to table values with PGFplotstable, but unfortunately it is only designed for tables where the topmost row is a head row (which is ignored by postproc). I also need ...
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Pgfplotstable ignores chars in filename

I am using the ignore chars key from the pgfplotstable to ignore some characters in a table. However, I have noticed that it also removes characters from the file name and I am wondering if this is ...
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Pgfplots linear regression (mean square error)

Pgfplots offers the possibility to compute a linear regression, as in the following post Linear regression - trend line with pgfplots . However, is it possible to compute the mean square error ? My ...
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Pgfplots fails to generate boxplots for some data set

I use pgfplots to generate boxplots, however with some small data sets as the following, I get an error message. speed 2 3 1 2 2 11 Here is the error message : Sorry, an ...
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Use column header as labels for x ticks

With pgfplots, it is possible to let the xticklabels be given by one column of a table. However, is it possible to import it from the table header ? In my concrete case, I have a table with two ...
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Controlling pgftable numeric output

Please consider the following \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} % For tables \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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Searchbox for a table [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX. I was wondering if it is possible to create a searchbox for a table (in LaTeX) which would then work in the pdf. I don't want to just display the word as in the find function. I'd ...
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Clash between knitr, tikzDevice and pgfplotstable

I use knitr to compile a document composed of two .Rnw. Please considered the following examples from this answer main.Rnw % !Rnw weave = knitr % !TeX program = pdfLaTeX ...
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pgfplotstable multiple columns same heading name

I have some x y data that I wish to typeset using pgfplotstable, rather than having say 9 rows of 2 columns, I would like to have 3 rows, with 3 sets of xy pairs. Consider the following: ...
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How can I center *and* decimal-align a PGFPlots table?

Here is the code I am working with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{measurements.dat} sample num-bugs num-part other-measure another 5 80 190 ...
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pgfplotstable: how to repeat row entries and combine it with external data [closed]

I want to combine the table data (in a file A.txt) -0.13336 -0.13634 -0.13336 -0.11589 -0.136 0.76158 0.63087 0.76158 0.95729 0.63 0.9543 0.59712 0.9543 0.90589 0.59712 0.17172 0.13013 0.17172 ...
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Formatting an array of complex numbers with pgfplotstable

Say I have two csv files representing the real and imaginary part of a complex matrix. I would like to nicely display this matrix in LaTeX. The difficulty is to correctly round numbers and not ...
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How to add marks to all graphs at certain y level

I'd like to add markers to my plots only at certain y levels. How to do this for certain x levels is obvious, I didn't manage to do it inversley though. What I have (equi-x): What I want is ...
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Iconography to summarize a table

I am building up a table summarizing several methodologies for a presentation. And I would like to place some coloring iconography to grasp some information at a glance. Here is the problem ...
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pgfplotstable read data from file and create new columns

I made this file parameters.dat: parameter, value $K_1$, 0.00034 $K_2$, 0.0053 $K_3$, 0.07 $K_4$, 0.0027 Now I would like to generate a table in my .tex file with 4 columns: ...
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pgfplotstable: fixed precision, switch-case?

I tried using pgfplotstable to format an external txt file, but some problems arrived. My goal is to show the numbers with fixed, fixed zerofill, precision two and with the presign, which should ...
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Remove row in table (pgfplotstable)

I am using pgfplotstable, I read a data file and I want to create a table without several rows. To do this, I am trying to use every row no XX/.style={output empty row} (where XX is the number of the ...
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Precision for one row only

I have an array with three rows and I would like that the last row has a specific format. There is a command every row no/.style, but it wouldn't work in our context because the processing is applied ...
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Table with percentage sign for a specific line

I am importing a table from a file and I would like to add a percentage sign for all figures on the third row. The code works well for a specific cell in the table using the command every row 2 ...
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Read single value from a table [duplicate]

I will use in many places in my LaTeX document a specific value given in, say, the row 2 and column 1 from a table. Is it possible to make a macro for it, such as \read{2}{1} ? Here is an simple ...
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Import a table with a specified format

Basically, I have a table (from a file) containing only numeric values. I would like to import in latex but it has to be formatted in a specific way, as illustrated by the picture. The ... should be ...
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Keeping first and last rows of a pgfplotstable with longtable on a page

I am using pgfplotstable along with longtable. Everything works good, but sometimes a single row can be on one page, which is kind of ugly. How can i keep the first 3 and last 3 rows of the table on ...
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Define error bar color in scatter class

I'm using scatter/classes to define color and markers for a plot, and I would like to specify the error bar color this way as well (to match the marker color). I have seen the error bar colors in ...
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Insert Sweave into LaTeX

I have already done most of my final paper using normal LaTeX and inserted a table using pgfsplotstable. However, I find it particularly difficult to edit/ style the table using this packages syntax. ...
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text size in pgfplotstable tables

What's the easiest way to control the text size of all non-header cells of a column in a table created by pgfplotstable? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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Setting table width with pgfplotstable

I am using pgfplotstable to create a table for the following data: Species Moles (1) Moles (2) Moles (3) Ca++ 1.8887e-4 1.9476e-4 3.4462e-2 CaCl+ 3.7537e-5 ...
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How can I manipulate data in a PGFPlots Table using l3int?

I need to provide statistical functionality to some of my TeX-trainees and I'd like to leverage the intuitiveness of l3int and the expressiveness of pgfplots and its table helper package. So, as a ...
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Pgfplotstable header in bold

I want to create a table using the pgfplotstable package. I've managed to get 95% of the formatting I want using the following: \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{booktabs} % global settings ...
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Pgfplotstable one row in bold

Considering this MWE, I am looking to obtain bold style on a row. The highlight's style works on columns but not on row. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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Sorting a table according to values in another table

I have two tables (A and B), both with a string valued column and an integer valued column. What i would like to actually have is a sorted table B sorted by the values of table A. The crucial point is ...
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How to change format of xticklabel when loaded from table

I have the following code \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{testdata.dat} 6.3e-05 0.8767984145412976 ...
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How can I padding in a cell and put text color in a string cell pgfplotstable

The code: \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usepackage{pgfplotstable,booktabs,array,colortbl,multirow} \newcolumntype{C}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{5cm}} ...
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Emphasize one row in a table created with pgfplotstable

I read this article on "How to change a whole row of a table" but my problem is that I have my table created with pgfplotstable from an external file. How could I set bold the characters of row ...
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I cannot put latex code with pgfplotstable package [duplicate]

I'm makin' a table with this package but I cannot put latex code with $$ in every cell. The code: \usepackage{icomma} \usepackage{fancyhdr} %activamos el paquete \usepackage{endnotes} ...
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change font size of particular column

How to change the font size of a particular column using pgfplotstable? I only found how to change the font size of the whole table with e.g. font=\small. edit: the column header may be changed as ...
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Header wrapped over two lines with pgfplotstable

I have a table produced by pgfplotstable. I want to force two headers to wrap on two lines but I can't get it working. This is in my script: \documentclass{article} % Set the values for the ...
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How to use only mathematical input in the first column with pgfplotstable

I can use a mix of text and mathematical input in the first column of a table generated with pgfplots with no problem, and also mathematical input in, e.g. the last column, as this mwe shows: ...
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using special characters in csv file imported by pgfplotstable

I'm using pgfplotstable to render CSV-files as tables in my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ÄÖÜ! \pgfplotstabletypeset[col ...
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Create Table for a Family of Curves

Following the issue Color Management with a Family of Curves I couldn't find a proper way of creating the associated table for a family of curves. I tried to create new columns with respect to the ...
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Highlighting extremal values in table when all values are not the same data type

I have a table generated by pgfplotstable, and would like to highlight the maximum value in each row for a particular number of columns. Here is a simple, completely made up, example that should ...
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Conditional format for correlation table

I'm using the script by Christian Feuersänger: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \pgfplotstableset{ /color cells/min/.initial=0, ...
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Read boxplot prepared values from a table

Update: Is there any possibility of drawing two box plots this way using a single datatable as in the updated MWE below? I'm trying to use pgfplots 1.8's shiny new boxplot feature. As I am also ...
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Color Management with a Family of Curves

I am struggling with following fairly simple looking problem of plotting a family of curves. \documentclass[border=1mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} ...
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Page header with box sections & page border

So I'm currently working on converting some documents used in our university to use LaTeX, and I'm stuck on a bit of a hangup. I've been able to nail down all the basics, using plotting, etc; but I ...
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Draw reduced graph with pgfplot

I want to reduce the information contained in a graph to the minimum. I started with a spectrum that I drew from a data file ( http://www.sendspace.com/file/wwydju ). \documentclass{standalone} ...
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One verbatim column in pgfplotstable and a non-verbatim header

I wanted to create a pgfplotstable in which one column would be treated as verbatim. I first tried to straightforwardly use \verb but I almost expected this to fail spectacularly and it did. I found ...
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pgfplotstable manage strings and values

I like the pgfplotstable package for reading and plotting tables but handling of strings and values (especially when strings contain spaces) drives me crazy... I often use a table as shown here: ...
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How to use `ybar interval` without skipping the last value

I have the following code \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{testdata.dat} -3.316988309367815e-07 ...