Greetings, Matthias Tags: I never managed to get Excel plugins to do this working, so I wrote my own utility: Just drag the Excel file onto the page and it'll spit out the LaTeX code for the table! We can now use multirow and multicolumn environments, which allow us to conveniently span multiple rows or columns. It's still kind of new and I'm working out some kinks, but for the stuff I've been using it for it's been doing a great job. Package pgfplotstable A more flexible package is pgfplotstable. You can decide for yourself, if you prefer the hlines or the following output: Multipage tables If you have a lot of rows in your table, you will notice that by default, the table will be cropped at the bottom of the page, which is certainly not what you want. I've browsed past posts to see if I can solve this problem. Here is a minimal example with the file generated earlier. Again, we have to add the according booktabs package to our preamble: %.
Default or booktabs table style? Have you tried »one of the following«? This will result in the following content: Combining multirow and multicolumn Of course it's also possible to combine the two features, to make a cell spanning multiple rows and columns. Click on this menu item and you should see two new buttons. It works fine, but I need to not only export the data, but clearify the commands used in Excel. If you have the Latex source window visible you can copy and paste the Latex markup into your tex file. It is part of pgfplots and has a very good documentation. The second option is an by Eric Wood This was very easy to use, just drag your excel file on the the browser window. It seems, the authors put in quite a bit of effort writing them.
One would think that adding an Add-In to Excel would be a case of simply loading the Add-In file, but of course not, it requires a minimum of at least 8 different steps. I always perform the above but even I am not too sure if it is necessary. Many rows in between %. A university linked me to it, so it should be alright. But what I would do is just convert your excel table into csv, and then would use command line tools e. This output which is shown in the stackoverflow post can then be compiled with LaTeX to a pdf-file. The table environment part contains the caption and defines the float for our table, i.
In this case the script reads the form. After some fuzzing around I discovered these on stackoverflow. Some of the functionalities may not work in all browsers — if you encounter a problem, please try to use another browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or update your browser to a newer version if available. You first create the table exactly as you want it to appear in Excel. Then, select the cells corresponding to the table you want and then go to Print. There might be some issues with installing, but the help forums are useful, and once you get it running, it is very easy to convert a selected area from the excel spreadsheet into tex-format. Just simply select your excel table without any modification and paste it to LaTable.
Note that numbering starts at zero. If your data is on a particular sheet, make sure to select that sheet on the provided dropdown list. Unfortunately it is a Python 3 script, so you need a separate Python 3 environment. The command thecsvrow is a row counter and therefore an easy way to enumerate the rows. Adding new columns The part that controls our column names and formatting is:. And did you try to convert from xls or xlsx files? It allows generating tables from different data files types.
The as well as the package documentations are both comprehensive and very nicely formatted. The package longtable provides a convenient way, to make tables span multiple pages. But I don't know what the actual command is to import the table. The fact is, that i don't know this feature of excel, and i don't know what the suggested methods for trouble shooting are. Only to mark the header and the bottom of a table you can use lines call package booktabs for this and please read the documentation of it.
I get an error message stating: The file could not be assessed. We can now replace the hlines in our example table with toprule, midrule and bottomrule provided by the booktabs package: %. This will automatically rotate the table for us, so it can be read when flipping the page sideways: Tables from Excel. If the other solution works I would recommend to stay with it. If you know of a way, please leave a comment.
We can now observe, that LaTeX will now properly align the numbers at their decimal points and round the numbers to two decimal places: Adding rows and columns Now that we've setup our table properly, we can focus on adding more rows and columns. Hi, it wasn't my intent to make you feel insulted. Landscape tables Now that we have a solution for too many rows, we could also be facing the same problem if we had too many columns. The documentation seems to indicate that it works with Excel 2007 and later. I've found the macro here:.
In this situation, it's often best to simply rotate the table and print it in sideways. I tested it with Excel 2010 and it works fine. This is a Excel Add-In that converts a selected set of Excel rows and columns into a LaTeX table. I fear in the most cases you can only get this with good old handwork. Just replace the table environment with the sidewaystable environment like this: %.