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In my 3.5 application , I'm using Google Map API v3. I want to draw layers using MapInfo Tab File and showing them on GOOGLE MAP ( API V3).

Anyone have any idea about this .


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You may convert your .tab files to kml format (using the excellent ogr2ogr tool for example or do it natively from MI itself) and then display them into Gmap. See this sample page to explore the code.

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Apart from this is there any other way to use TAB file in Google Map API v3.because I download the tool convert tab file into KML file but when I use it on Map it covers the whole map. Thanks – Manuj Jan 23 '12 at 9:53
have you tried ogr2ogr ? – simo Jan 23 '12 at 12:07
yes I tried ogr2ogr tool but the returned KML file is not working for me. – Manuj Jan 24 '12 at 4:54
What dos that mean? you should be more precise if you want any help. You can directly load your kml file from googlemap itself to test it, like so. – simo Jan 24 '12 at 11:24
What is your projection? Have you defined your projection? Open the resulting kml file with a text editor. What do you see? – johanvdw May 23 '12 at 7:06

There are 2 modes for converting to a KML file in mapinfo - 1 creates a raster, the other creates vectors. It sounds like you may have used the raster option.

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