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The Table Node outputs values from connected Nodes to a spreadsheet format.

This Node is typically used for the following:

  • Outputting network values (e.g. line loading) from a PSS®E Static Node to include in a static study report.
  • Outputting calculated values (e.g. settling time) from a Plot Node.

Currently, the Table Node only supports comma-separated values (csv) output files.

User inputs

Define table

Output file name

Defines the output directory and file name of the table, including the .csv file extension.



Each Table Node represents a single output file. Output file names within a simulation must be unique.

As a result, Loop Variables and Internode Variables are not supported in the Output file name field.


Defines the data to be exported into the output file.

Each line represents a new column in the output file and is entered as a=b format, where a is the column title and b is the corresponding value for this column. If the Table Node is located inside a loop, each loop represents a new row in the output file.

Example: Create an output file with the following table.

ACTIVE_POWER = $l_pcmd
VOLTAGE_AT_SUB1 = {{i_volt_at_sub1}}
VOLTAGE_AT_SUB2 = {{i_volt_at_sub2}}
TRANSFORMER_LOAD = {{i_txloading}}

The example above assumes that $l_pcmd is a Loop Variable and {{i_volt_at_sub1}}, {{i_volt_at_sub2}} and {{i_txloading}} are Internode Variables from a connected Node.


Advanced Parameters

Advanced Parameters allow users to configure test details which are not commonly used. Advanced Parameters are often specific to each Node type.

Each line represents a new Advanced Parameter and is entered as a=b format, where a is the name of the Parameter and b is the corresponding value. All Advanced Parameters are set to their default values if they are not included in the Advanced Parameters field.

Example: Set Advanced Parameter, sample.parameter to a value of 5.


API Reference

This section details the Commands and Advanced Parameters specific to the Node.

Advanced Parameters


  • Description: Specifies how the table should be sorted. If equal to -1 (default), the Node sorts automatically based on the order defined in the connected Start loop Node(s). If set to a value n, sorts in ascending order by the nth column in the table (zero indexed, e.g. if n=2, this means sort by the 3rd column from the left).
  • Type: int
  • Units: N/A
  • Default: -1
  • Range: -1 or 0 - N (where N = number of columns in table)


  • Description: If Yes, sort by the column defined in col.sort.index from smallest value to largest value. If No, sort by the column defined in col.sort.index from largest value to smallest value.
  • Type: bool
  • Units: N/A
  • Default: Yes
  • Range: Yes/No