Layer Table


A plugin to display a layer as a table.

    License: GPL v3 PyPI version napari hub Python OS tests codecov

    A plugin to display a layer as a table.

    This napari plugin was generated with Cookiecutter using @napari's cookiecutter-napari-plugin template.


    You can install napari-layer-table via pip:

    pip install napari-layer-table

    To install latest development version :

    pip install git+

    Using the Plugin

    You can use the napari-layer-table plugin to display points layer as a table.

    • Open a napari viewer with a Points layer
    • Add the plugin to the napari viewer from Plugins menu -> Add dock widget -> napari-layer-table: Points Table
    • The selected layer is displayed in the table.
    • The table has columns for:
      • Point symbol with face color
      • Point coordinates (x,y,z)
      • If the layer has properties, they are also shown as columns

    Plugin Features

    • Bi-directional selection between layer and table.
    • Bi-directional deletion between layer and table.
    • Points added to the layer are added to the table.
    • Points moved in the layer are updated in the table.
    • Multiple points selected in the layer are also selected in the table
    • Changes to face color and symbol in the layer are updated in the table.
    • Ability to sort individual columns from low to high or high to low
    • Refresh button to manually refresh the table data
    • btf button to manually bring the layer whose table data is being shown to front

    Right-click for context menu to:

    • Toggle table columns on/off.
    • Toggle shift+click to add a point to the layer (no need to switch viewer mode)
    • Copy table to clipboard


    Contributions are very welcome. Tests can be run with tox, please ensure the coverage at least stays the same before you submit a pull request.


    Distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL v3.0 license, "napari-layer-table" is free and open source software


    If you encounter any problems, please file an issue along with a detailed description.


    • 0.0.7

    Release date:

    • 20 April 2022

    First released:

    • 20 April 2022


    • GPL-3.0

    Supported data:

    • Information not submitted

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    GitHub activity:

    • Stars: 4
    • Forks: 0
    • Issues + PRs: 9

    Python versions supported:

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    • numpy

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