{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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Ignore commas in fields in TSV file

I'm importing data from a tab-separated values file. Unfortunately, there's a comma in one of the fields: between the surname and firstname. How can I ignore the comma when the file is imported so I ...
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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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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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Assign initial value to \pgfmathaccuma

I cannot assign zero initially to \pgfmathaccuma and \pgfmathaccumb. It gives this error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. Then I press s to skip. However, \pgfmathaccumb is always empty! I want ...
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Align pgfplotstabletypeset and plot left and right

I can't get the plot and the pgfplotstabletypeset to align so that they are right next to each other. Is this possible at all? Please help me. This is what it looks like at the moment: This is my ...
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Plots only logarithmicly spaced samples

I have a data file with many entries, order of 10000. I want to plot them all with lines, and a small subset of them with points and error bars (can not plot error bars on 10000 samples). Plotting ...
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Dec sep align & string type cell incompatibility?

I would like to use the dec sep align feature of pgfplotstable while having certain cells containing text. I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to align two PgfplotsTable objects with graphs?

This is a follow-up for the fantastic question and answer here. I have been struggling with this so long that I would really appreciate help. Say that I have two datasets that are related, but on ...
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pgfplotstable: read gnuplot generated table and typeset

I am new to pgfplotstable, I am trying to read gnuplot exported table in pgfplotstable. gnuplot script: set samples 91 set table "file.dat" set angles degrees plot [0:90] sin(x),cos(x),tan(x); ...
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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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Continue long table beside on the same page

I have a datatable in a CSV file and print it with pgfplotstable. I can split long datatables by making pgfplotstable use longtable instead of tabular environment; so far so good. My problem is that ...
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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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Macro expanding to comma separated list

I'm trying to use a macro for pgfplotstable labels but the macro is treated as a single entry of a csl rather than a csl. The Question asked in Using a macro as value of addtotoc in \includepdf ...
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How to access rows through naming or similar

I want to create a style for tables similar to \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{cc} A & B \\ a & b \\ c & d \\ \multicolumn{2}{l}{\emph{C}} \\ e ...
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Filter table rows for regression

I have a table containing a flag and x and y values. I'd like to have a regression for all rows with 1 in the first column. How can I do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} ...
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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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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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Fill the area under minimum of two functions using tikz and pgfplots

I am loading two curves from a file and plot them with \addplot table [...] {the table.txt}; I have managed to fill the area under a single curve, but I want the minimum of the two curves filled. What ...
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Fill area of curve above a line using pgfplots

This question is related to Fill between two curves in pgfplots. which started me of. However, I need to have just the area above the reference line filled. \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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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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pgfplotstable; longtable with caption and repeating header

I would like to use the pgfplotstable package in order to import data from a .csv file into a multi-page table. I would like for the table to have: a caption above it and its header to repeat at ...
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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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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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reading and processing data in pgfplots

I have a standard text file, two columns, space separated, containing x and y data to be plotted. I want to plot x vs -y, i.e. plot(x,-y). In general, how do you read your data and plot a function ...
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Log axis in pgfplots

When I add the log ticks with fixed point option, pgfplots ignores the x-axis range instead of just affecting the y-axis. without log ticks with fixed point with log ticks with fixed point ...
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How to display every 4th row in a large data file using pgfplotstable?

Question: I am trying to select certain rows, similar to this question Selecting rows to be displayed with pgfplotstable, however I am not sure how I would go about doing it. I want to display only ...
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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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Plotting functions with parameters from an external file using gnuplot/pgfplots/pgfplotstable

If I have a table, how can I get the table values and use them as parameters for plotting in pgfplots in gnuplot? In particular, how can multiple curves be plotted with the same functional form from ...
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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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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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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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pgfplots: Displaying a bar graph and a table from the same input file

I try to display on one Beamer slide a bar graph and a table with numbers taken from the same input file (to avoid repetition when copying the data). For now, I am stuck on this error message: ...
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how to create an histogram with a string label using pgfplots?

Dear i try to generate an histogram / barplot result.csv: overlap,hit,organism 100,274,Unknowns 100,228,Coccomyxa subellipsoidea 100,11,Eukaryota -500,153,Unknowns -500,145,Coccomyxa subellipsoidea ...
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How to plot the graph below?

May I know how to draw the graph as shown below? below is a code I have try but with look and feel that is quite far away from the example: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ legend pos=north ...
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How to make pgfplotstable read tables with macros

I want to migrate my tables to pgfplotstables. I used to have a macro for the rows of my tables, partly, because Kile used to. So currently, my tables more or less look like: oldtable: ...
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String annotations to scatter plot coming from a different file

I am trying to adapt the setup to be found in this question. to the case where the names are in a different file. The main motivation is to have the same names for several plots and to be able to ...
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Extracting source from pgfplotstable

I like using pgfplotstable because I can feed data in tables directly to it and generate a latex table. However, not all of my coauthors have the right packages to compile pgf-enabled latex. Since ...
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Using value of a table as color indicator for \addplot like a colormap

I am trying to use a relative value (percentage) extracted of a table to define the color of several 2D plots like this: At the moment I'm using addplot[mesh] together with a self defined colormap ...
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Dates as xticklabels ; number formated dates provided

I would like to plot temporal data and have dates as tick labels. I have seen chapter 4.20 Symbolic Coordinates and User Transformations from pgfplots manual but it does not correspond to my situation ...
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Horizontal table with pgfplotstable

How can I make table in pgfplotstable table form input file A B 1.0 20 1.1 21 1.2 22 1.3 23 1.4 24 looks like this one: I trying to use \pgfplotstabletranspose\loadedtable{input.dat} ...
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Auto-coalesce same values into \multirow

I am generating a pgfplotstable from a data file. In that file, within the Class column, subsequent rows with the same value should automatically be coalesced/collapsed/joined to form a ...
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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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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 implement the macros style with mixed chars and floats in a csv file?

I would like to implement macros to generate multiple tables in a document. Some inspiration comes from here: usage-of-longtable-or-equivalent-and-pgfplotstabletypeset The input csv file and ...
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Pgfplotstable and multirow

In the following example, I'm trying to typeset a table using pgfplotstable with an every even row rule. Is there a way to deactivate it for some given columns ? Or alternatively, is there a way to ...
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Appending Graphic from Optional CSV Column to PGFPlotsTable Column Content

I have a CSV file containing a list of names, numbers and optionally pictures. This file is to be displayed in a multi-column table, with the name (and optionally appended picture as icon) in one ...
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Plot using pgfplots from a text file in long form (vs wide form)?

In the statistical programming language R, there are two different forms to represent data. The wide form looks like the following: subject time age weight height 1 John Smith 1 33 90 ...