{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 change font family LaTeX plot?

I want to change the font family of the bar plot to Helvetica fonts. I have tried using the following code but it only changes axis fonts and not the data labels inside the plot: ...
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PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced” [closed]

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Redefinition of pgfplotstableread and inline tables

I had to redefine pgfplotstableread because I use it in standalone files in an extra img/ folder that loads data from a different data/ folder as follows. \begin{filecontents}{plot.tikz} ...
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Help with a simple bar plot

I have some data in a table; the first column has some names; the second column associates a "category" to each name, and the third column associates a "section" to each name. All entries are ...
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How to add font commands to a pgfplotstable header cell?

I'm trying to change the cell color and text color of the header of a pgfplotstable. Changing the cell color is not that much of a problem because I can just prefix the row with \rowcolor: ...
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Inclusion of pgfplotstable in tikzpicture

Is there any way to include a table generated by pgfplotstable in the tikzpicture environment, where other figures generated by pgfplots exist, in order to save them together as one figure with ...
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PGFPLOT Externalization not working [closed]

I am trying to externalize PGF Plot to be saved as EPS file using latex and enabled shell-escape. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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'e+08' (don't suppress 0) notation in columns with S-specifier

for symmetry reasons in a large table I want the scientific format with 2 digits (i.e. e+08). By default it suppresses the 0. Here is what I do: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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PGFPLOTS: Show x labels for every second tick

How can I show xaxis labels for every second data in this dataset. I want a bar for each tick, but not a label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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How to eliminate a annoying amount of white space between bars in bar plot?

I have removed one row of data from a file, but I cannot find way to get rid of the white space in the center of the plot. Reducing the width moves the bars outside of the graph, and the only way to ...
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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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Stacked bar plots with several descriptive nodes

I have a stacked bar plot where I would like to display additional information for each bar—besides their cumulative values. This information should include the non-cumulative values and the ...
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Unable to read in text labels for pgfplots bar chart

I've started using pgfplots and can plot scatter plots where all data is numeric, but I'm having no luck at all with bar charts where the xlabel is text. I've tried to find a solution in the manual ...
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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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Making a stacked bar chart

I want to transform a set of barcharts (such as in the subset in the MWE below) to a stacked bar chart which is more legible, as in this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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read table from file , each row different number of columns

I have a data file where each row has a different number of columns, like this: x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x ...
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Number of rows in loaded table

Is it possible to determine the number of rows in a table read by pgfplotstableread{values.dat}\val ? My setup is the following. I make experiments to see how a parameter affects a convergence ...
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How to draw a bar chart from multiple measurements with mean and variance [duplicate]

I have a few hundred measurements in a simple CSV file. I want a bar chart which indicates mean and variance pretty much like this: I've browsed various archives, such as the PFG plot gallery, but ...
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Drawing heatmaps using TikZ

Introduction I want to create a heatmap using TikZ. You can see the basic idea in the picture below: I basically have a table of values and each value is assigned a color. The picture is the result ...
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Trouble including graphics from csv file into Pgftable, commands are dissapearing (local maybe?)

I've been trying to add eps graphics with the filename in a csv file. Take a look at the CSV to get an idea of what I mean: ...
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pgfplotstable column width & row height

I am drawing a large heatmap containing only colors using \pgfplotstabletypeset. The table contains 103 columns, and 111 rows, which I am trying to squeeze in the area of 13cm * 16cm. In order to save ...
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\pgfplotstabletypeset heatmap: logarithmic scale

I am trying to create my own rendition of this heatmap. My values range anywhere from 1 to 783764. I want to plot them as colors on a logarithmically (base10) scaled colormap. So the values' ...
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Align table side by side with graph

I'm trying to get my csv table aligned to the left of my graph. The graph is appearing below (and indented) the table. Any ideas? \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} \pgfplotstabletypeset[col sep=comma, ...
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Custom axis line location for PGFplots table with tikzpicture

I am trying to change the axis y line location from 0 to 100 from these questions (1, 2). Say that the error bars represent confidence intervals on percentage scale, so 100% is no difference. Here is ...
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Pgfplots: date range and integers as input data

I have a data table that looks something like: Week,value 2010-01-03 - 2010-01-09,0 2010-01-10 - 2010-01-16,0 2010-01-17 - 2010-01-23,0 2010-01-24 - 2010-01-30,0 2010-01-31 - 2010-02-06,0 2010-02-07 ...
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Pgftables: How to automatically add row headers?

Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} Here is the multiplication table in roman numeral. \pgfplotstabletypeset[string type]{ i ii iii ii iv ...
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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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Conditional formatting, rounding and postprocessing of a column in pgfplotstable

I want to round p-values in a table to two decimals (for example 0.05), have values less than 0.05 in bold font and have values less than 0.01 to come out as '<0.01' in bold font. Like this (the ...
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pgfplots: marker size relative to interval size

I am trying to create a ybar interval pgf plot with horizontal lines as markers on top of each interval/bar. Intervals widths are specified by my external CSV data file. I defined my own plotmark ...
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pgfplotstable: not printing string type values

I have some data in a csv file I wanted to turn into a table, but pgfplotstable does not print any string type values. All I'm getting is the numbers, but I also need those string values. The example ...
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How to display a number with many decimals and year correctly

I have a table in "import_csv_2.csv" as follows: No. Year W(G) 1 2010 0.02110333 2 2008 0.02082747 3 2006 0.02037291 ... \pgfplotstabletypeset[ col sep=comma, ...
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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 ...
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Pgfplotstable for journals

a) Most journal have old LaTeX distribution or do not want to bother with “complicated” packages such as those derived from pgf (see Using TikZ in journal articles). I have build a table using ...
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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 encapsulate row predicates in `pgfplots`

I'm trying to encapsulate some pgfplotstable code that involves setting up a row predicate. If you are checking table values amongst the predicate code you need access to the table and the only thing ...
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Problems with \pgfplotstableread and relative paths

I have this folder structure in my project: main.tex mystyle.sty tex mytex.tex img myimg.tex dat mydat.dat And the following files: main.tex: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{mystyle} ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...