{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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Get element from a table

I have the following table: \begin{filecontents}{table.dat} a 0.70 b 0.58 \end{filecontents} and I am trying to access at the elements with the command \pgfplotstablegetelem{0}{0}\of\table but ...
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pgfplotstable and _{some text} or ^{such text} in an string type column

So this is the second question I need to ask to get this table working: I'm using this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1cm,a3paper]{geometry} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Pgfmath misbehaving when reading negative values from table in Pgfplots

I am astonished that when I attempt to square a number read from a table with pgfplots, the result has the same sign. Consider this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Importing table from csv file

I have the following table in a avg_value.csv file: ,M23,F23_1,M36,F44,F63,M70 M23,1.00,0.81,0.88,0.83,0.41,0.82 F23_1,,1.00,0.52,0.56,0.25,0.94 M36,,,1.00,0.62,0.94,0.96 F44,,,,1.00,0.43,0.23 ...
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import a long tab delimited data file with first row as the header

Here's a very simple task that I don't seem to be able to get the format right. In short, I am trying to import and format a long tab-delimited txt file, with the first row as the header. I tried the ...
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pgfplotstable - apply formatting to a range of rows

I'm looking to change the formatting (specifically the background color) for a range of rows using pgfplotstable. It is easy enough to do this for one row, e.g. the 6th row, using: every row no ...
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function epigraph possibly using fillbetween

I want to shade and label the epigraph (region above a function) of different functions in latex, and have tried to use fillbetween, though im not quite sure how to do this as usually I specify two ...
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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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Plotting triangle on voronoi diagram, shading fractions of triangles with pgfplots/Tikz

Using this previously asked question I was able to plot Voronoi polygons from a set of generated data. I would like to annotate the plot further by doing the following: SOLVED BY MANIPULATING INPUT ...
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Date/Time in both axes with PGFPLOT

I am trying to plot some data that contains date/time values in both the x and y axis. I have been using the pgfplots and have managed to plot date/times on the x axis and on the y axis separately ...
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How to correct a PGFPLOT plot with minimal data that does not follow global options?

I have incomplete test data, as shown in the MWE. I would like to use all (few) available data points in the plot, ie (55.16, 0.08) for copper, but the plot does not take it into account. Also the ...
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beamer presentation with each figure on each slide using a foreach and pgfplots

Im doing a beamer presentation. With pgfplots I need to load a single column of a data file like this: 1 10 50 -50 2 11 51 -49 3 12 52 -48 4 13 53 -47 5 14 54 -46 6 15 55 -45 ...
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Subtract first row from each row and compute the relative differences

I am trying to create a new column from another one by subtracting from each row the first one. Then I want to create another column with the relative difference. \documentclass{article} ...
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plot and fit from pgfplottable

I would like to plot a graph from data created inside pgfplottable. I have one file of data data.dat: x,y 1,2 2,3 3,4 4,5 5,8 6,9 7,34 And this code : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{etex} ...
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Pgfplots not working with Pgfplotstable

I am writing a document using LaTeX which must contain both graphs and tables. For the graphs I have been using pgfplots and this has worked brilliantly. Now I needed to insert a few tables and was ...
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Which command to get words from table?

I have the following table: \begin{filecontents*}{table.dat} cane 1.5 gatto 3 \end{filecontents*} from which I have to take cells separately for the plot. The numeric values can be easily gotten ...
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Can you use `pgfplotstable` to do a linear regression to an expression?

I have a lot of data in a table, but it is not linearly related. I can linearize the relationship by computing functions (x expr and y expr expressions). I would like to use pgfplots to show the ...
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print empty cell in Latex

I have an array stored in csv file from Python program as : W = [ 1, 2, , 4, , 5] I want to print the array in Latex as : W 1 2 4 5 I have ...
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Regression with .csv tables

I am having trouble getting regression to work. If you wouldn't mind just looking over the code and point me in the right direction I'd really appreciate it. I have loaded pgfplots and pgfplotstable ...
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Colored circles from data

I have a data file which gives x-position (xpos), radius, and color. I wish to draw a circle at ever (xpos,0) with appropriate radius and color. How do I achieve that? I have used two approaches. ...
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PGFPlot no line between data points when reading from table

I have been searching stackexchange aswell as the pgfplots and pdfplotstable documentation. My problem is that when i read into the data from a *.txt file and I select the columns and rows i want to ...
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pgfplotstable: postproc cell content resets style of cell

I'm using pgfplotstable to create tables from .csv-files. But when I use postproc cell content to change the appearence of a specific cell, all former formatting of this cell seems to be ignored. How ...
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How to change font of specific (numerical) cell using pgfplotstable?

I'm using pgfplotstable to create tables from .csv-files. I would like being able to change the font of specific numerical cells. In particular, I would like to change the font of these cells to look, ...
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Auto label points read from file

My question is the following, I read data from txt file where the data are stored as: North,East 1,5 4,7 a file with code \pgfplotstableread[col sep=comma, header=true {data.csv}\table; \addplot ...
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How to hide one column in a pgfplotstable

How can I hide the column parameter a (header and data) of the following table. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[letterpaper, margin=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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How can I force a specific order of magnitude in a column? [duplicate]

I have to process some tables with pgfplotstable which are stored in a .dat file I'd like to input without pre-processing it myself. The numbers in the columns are in scientific notation, and I'm ...
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Calculate pearson correlation, r in pgfplots

Is it possible to calculate the pearson correlation, r or r^2 value from a linear regression using pgfplots? I already have the curve and would like to display the r value in the legend. I couldn't ...
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Compute average value of a column with pgfplots

Based on the famous example to create a new column containing the min/max/avg... value of one column, I was wondering how to compute the average value and then to use it as a float variable in a ...
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How to plot a table of data without printing the table?

So I'm having a little trouble with graphing from a table of data. So in a folder on my desktop, I have a ton of different LaTeX data tables that I converted from Microsoft Excel using Excel2LaTeX. ...
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pgfplotstable error on read

I have a Problem with a \pgfplotstableread command. I m always getting the output: Package PGF Math Error: Could not parse input 'VasconcelosEtAl2012' as a floating point number, sorry. The ...
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Display uncertainty in table using pgfplotstable, read value from file

I have a text file with 2 columns. The first column is the principal value and the second column is the uncertainty. How to read and display them together in a single column in a table using ...
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How to set the color and width of your plotline using the third column in your table?

I would like to use the third column in my table to color code my plotline e.g. blue-red (-1 to 1) and set the width according to the absolute value of the third column (0 thick, 1 ultra thick (or ...
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Generate Tikz tree from filecontents

Is there an easy way to create tree nodes from data in a file? I need the tree to have nodes in the format 1,2,3,4 rather than 1,2,4,8 etc. I can't create the nodes in a loop as there would be two ...
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Legend entry for each point in scatter plot with matching color

I have a file with multiple columns, of which I create scatter plots where positions are given from column 1 vs column 2, while the mark color is based on column 3. I now wish to automatically create ...
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Create table with automatic row numbering

I am trying to create a table with subheading and automatic row numbers. The original table looks like this: The latex to generate the table is as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Number format for a node

In the following minimum working example, how do I change number format that is used for the node? For instance, cut off the number after 5 digits. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{currfile} ...
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Bar plot with y-error and nodes near coords

I have to plot some data as a bar plot. These data is processed with pgfplotstable, so I can plot the mean and the error for my data. Now I want to print the nodes near coords for each of the bars; ...
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How to properly place a pgfplotstablestyleset in a floating environment

I am trying to make a really basic table with values I read from file using pgfplotstablestyleset. However, the placing of this table seems completely off. If I use \centering it is glued to the right ...
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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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pgfplotstable: typset csv with 2 or more header lines (eg. name, unit, comment)

I am exporting from Origin and get a Data.csv like this: Short_Name1; Short_Name2 Long_Name1; Long_Name2 Unit1; Unit2 Comment1; Comment2 1,1; 2,0 3,5; 4,3 When I try to ...
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Plot data row-wise with pgfplots

I have some data stored to file, that I would like to plot with pgfplots. The data is stored row-wise, that is the file looks something like this: a 1 2 3 4 5 b 6 7 8 9 0 c 2 4 6 8 0 ... ...
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Can't span width of date plot to linewidth

Aim: Set the width of a plot to \linewidth. Current Status: Setting the width option of the axis environment to \linewidth yields the Dimension too large. error. And indeed, in the resulting ...
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How to get xmin and xmax work for small interval?

The following uses a small sample of a huge data set which is bounded by x = 0 and x = 2. However, there is a need for plotting the results at the intervall [1.371508664312009 1.371508780212562]. This ...
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How can I use variables (or formatting commands) in a header row of a \pgfplotstable table?

My first reaction to reading the pgfplotstable manual was: Why would anybody in their right mind use the tabular environment for generating tables? Advantages of pgfplotstable No need to specify ...
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How to make a plot from table data?

Having the following table: How can we make a plot diagram showing the relation between P,Q? I would like the P-value on y-axis and the Q-values on the x-axis.
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Unable to typeset LaTeX maths characters in pgfplotstable table header

I am typsetting a simple table with pgfplotstable and attempting to include units in the headers. I've noticed that certain math macros e.g. \circ or \gamma (2 random test cases) fail to typeset. When ...
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Using pgfplotstabletypeset to conditionally bold small p-values

Following advice seen in other entries about using pgfplotstable on tex.stackexchange.com (such as pgfplotstable: Conditional post-processing of cell content on a per-column basis), I have encountered ...
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How to concatenate expr into the pgfplotstabletypeset?

I have a file with time in seconds and I want to make a expression inside the pgfplotstabletypeset to convert the seconds into 2h35m40s. I only get how to convert to hours, minutes and seconds but ...
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What options are there to globally format tables also allowing local overrides?

Tables are the final frontier of my documents. So far I have managed to standardized over 20 documents (hundreds of pages) using a single, shared preamble. Issue Abstracting format from content in ...
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Vertical lines in LaTeX (tabular vs pgfplotstabletypeset)

Why don't these 2 tables have identical vertical lines? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...