I want to build a table form a list (using pgffor package):

    \foreach \theproduct in \productlist {                                                     
        \getproductcount{\theproduct} &                                                          
        \getproductdescr{\theproduct} &                                                          

And then use it to create a table like this:

     .... \\% title row
     .... \\% total row

But I have the following error: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup.

  • This can't work this way, because \foreach can't operate beyond `table cells' which form a TeX group – user31729 Sep 5 '17 at 14:57
  • Hi, welcome. There have been several questions here on the site about using loops to create tables before, if you search a bit perhaps you can find something useful. – Torbjørn T. Sep 5 '17 at 15:30
  • If you have is .csv list, you can make a table with csvsimple or datatool packages. – Bernard Sep 5 '17 at 15:35

Thanks to this previous answer.

I found a solution to my problem, by using another loop iterator form xintootls. Note that \xintFor doesn't allow usage of \edef, but works in tabular environment.

    \xintFor ##1 in {\productlist} \do{
        \getproductcount{##1} &
        \getproductdescr{##1} &

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