# LyX 2.3.x: how to insert externally generated code for table?

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Wed Mar 4 19:46:59 UTC 2020

On 3/4/20 11:35 AM, Kornel Benko wrote:
> Am Wed, 4 Mar 2020 16:10:50 +0000
> schrieb Bernt Lie <Bernt.Lie at usn.no>:
>
>> I’m running a program which generates LaTeX code for a table.
>>
>> Question:
>>
>>   *   How can I insert this table into LyX?
>>   *   I want the table to have the same type of preview as Tables I set up manually
>> inside of LyX
>>   *   I want the table to be a floating table.
>>   *   Such tables may be large, so I may want to make it multi-page, and possibly
>> rotate it.
>>
>> Example:
>>
>>
>> \begin{tabular}{rrr} \hline\hline \textbf{Temperature [K]} & \textbf{Pressure [bar]} &
>> \textbf{Specific volume liq [m3/kg.1e3]} \\ \texttt{Float64} & \texttt{Float64} &
>> \texttt{Float64} \\\hline 273.15 & 0.00611 & 1.0 \\ 275.0 & 0.00697 & 1.0 \\ 280.0 &
>> 0.0099 & 1.0 \\ 285.0 & 0.01387 & 1.0 \\ 290.0 & 0.01917 & 1.001 \\\hline\hline
>> \end{tabular}
>>
>> Can I insert the table within LyX? Or do I have to insert the table in a LyX document
>> and insert the code via an ASCII editor?
>>
>> Thanks for suggestions!
>>
>> BR,
>> B