MapBasic is a programming language for creation of additional tools and functionality for the MapInfo geographical information system.

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Popup menu writing value from array

I have successfully created a custom dialog box which uses an array to read in a list of developer names from a table, and populates the selected record based on the row number pulled in from the ...
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Problem compiling a file in MapBasic v 10.5

There are 4 error messages with the script below. Can anybody find out how to solve them please? Everything seemed to match up in Notepad + + Any other hints would be gratefully received. Thank you ...
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Display the content of a sheet of an excel file by mapbasic [closed]

Normally, I can open .xls file by File menu>Open and specify the file name I want to open and check "Use Row Above Selected Range For Column Titles". But now I would like to create a dialog via ...
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Export MapInfo map to Google Earth (.kml file)

I have a map in MapInfo. I can convert it to Google Earth file (.kml) manually but I would like to do it automatically by commands in a function. Can anyone help me?
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Display all field of one record in mapbasic

I have a table with many columns, one of that is lon/lat. After I draw all points on a map, I want to display all other columns contents if I right click on a specific point. (It looks like to change ...
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Getting layer number from layer name in MapInfo (vis MapBasic)

Is there a function to get the layer number from the layer name in MapBasic? I am writing a script to loop through each layer I have and apply styles and labelling. Each layer is named _#_LINE or ...
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Split polyline where it intersects with other lines in MapInfo

I have a polyline (bus route) which I want to split where it intersects with other lines (not polylines) I have created. I'm happy to initially do it manually to see how it works, although I would ...
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MapBasic- Keeping the Selection Alive After an edit?

I have a function which is invoked from looping over selected rows in the selection table. The stored proc is invoked & everything works well for the first record in the selection however after ...
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For Each loop over an Array in MapBasic?

.NET C# developer here. Trying to figure out MapBasic with the IDE for the first time. It's shall we say...a different experience to C# in Visual studio. I have a ButtonPad with a button that calls ...
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How to erase outside in MapBasic?

i want to ask about erase outside in MapBasic. I have two table : sensus and voronoi And I want to erase the overlap areas. How can I do it? This is my syntax Select ...
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How can I change region style in MapBasic

I've problem with my code in MapBasic for change region style in MapBasic. I've created voronoi and I want to select that voronoi and change the style of it to yellow border and no fill. I already ...
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How do I get value from edittext or text field in MapBasic

I have created a dialog menu in MapBasic which user can enter value in text field. I am a newbie in MapBasic Programming. My question is how to select data from database using text field value? ...
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Window Message Font in MapBasic [closed]

How can I write texts with different colors per text in the same window message using MapBasic?
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Query Sql Error

I want to join these 5 tables with MapBasic, because i want to use in statistic : Select * From Malade, Maladie, Ilot, Etat_Ilot, Pauvreté Where Malade.Maladie = Maladie.ID_maladie ...
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send mail with MapBasic

How can i send mail with MapBasic?? I have already tried this code, but it's not working i used SenMail Application sub send dim cmdstr, subj, msg as string subj = "Hello from MapInfo-L" ' is the ...
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How to setup an ODBC Connection with Access database in Mapbasic

Good day! i'm trying to setup an ODBC connection in my Access database through mapbasic code, but i don't how should i start this code. I could make it manually and able to have a link between my ...
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Edit listbox and table value from a dialog box

Good day! I have a code that import my table on a listbox and able to add on it. i was stock on some codes when i double click a selected value on my listbox to open another dialogbox to edit (the ...
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Creating points from variable without long/lat using MapBasic?

Can anyone help me to create a points without long/lat in mapbasic if i have a table with variable integer. I will have popupmenu for this table and everytime i select one it will create a points ...
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Mapbasic - Create a Table array based on a variable

I wanted to create a temporary table as per my variable. If i have a value of 10, it will create a table with 10 rows. How should i start my code in MapBasic?
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Interpolation code with Mapbasic

I have a drivetest data, and usually I do an interpolation using the values taken in the drive with their respective lat/long. I use natural neighbor. You can see an example attached. I am trying ...
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How do you reference a .TAB file linked to a spatial database within your workspace?

I have created a spatial database in SQL Server. I then created a MapInfo .TAB file that links directly to that spatial database table and I can view it inside MapInfo Professional without any issue. ...
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How do I make a thematic layer 50% translucent in MapBasic?

I'm trying to make this enhancement to an old program written by another author. I was able to make the layer translucent prior to Shade Window command, but its not working. Here is the code: Add Map ...
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Draw lines from points to points not by lon/lat in mapbasic

How to draw lines from points to points not by lon/lat What I need is a cross connection with cable like the image below: I have N input and M output points Any idea will be appreciated highly.
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MapBasic tool not compiling due to undefined variable

I am attempting to compile a quick MapBasic tool I have written, however it won't compile despite the variable being clearly defined It's probably something simple I am missing, can somebody point ...
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MapInfo / Mapbasic: simple compile of table from six source tables

I have a project which I am reviving after a gap of some years. It involves several hundred runs within MapInfo, scripted in MapBasic. I am stuck at a point that is so simple, it's driving me nuts. ...
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PRACH data plotted in a better way but not completely

I am close to finishing the visualization of PRACH in mapinfo. Here's my output so far (for 4 counters) Unfortunately, for some sectors it is not working as it should be. Can you please help out? ...
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PRACH all counters plot not well visualized

Here's the output that Im getting: Im not sure why it is doing this.. I want it to be more like this When i try plotting only two counters (two radii): It is giving me this: I hope it is ...
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PRACH data mapped right but arcs not on top properly

PRACH data is mapped right. However, how would it be possible to draw the arcs on top of each other for all the 21 PRACH counters? Here's a snapshot of the code: Fetch First From ToUpdate Do While ...
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Same Sector Created in Mapinfo Help

The PRACH data is saved into a tab and then moved into another tab file "ToUpdate" Select * from PRACH_data where Obj into ToUpdate Fetch First From ToUpdate Do While Not EOT(ToUpdate) circ = ...
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Create Sector PRACH in Mapinfo

I am trying to write a code that creates the PRACH per sector per band for a site. My PRACH data contains: "Site name, lat, long, beamwidth, azimuth, and distance" I got to the point of creating ...
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Find Crossovers for multiple contours drawn over a lake

I am new to MapBasic and wanting to help out with this problem. I have some ideas on what the algorithm might be to start this problem but I have never written anything in MapBasic. I do have some ...
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Drawing BTS sectors in GSM?

I'm very new to Mapbasic. I tried to make a short code to draw some BTS in GSM but I can't do thant (over 1 month). I have a table with these column: Sitename, Lon, Lat, Azi, Beam, Dist. Can ...
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edit text style object in mapbasic

I have created a text object, but then I want to change this object (front and size, ....). Example: I have created a text object is "Memory" the front is "news Roman Times" and the size is 12. I ...
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The command to open multiple tables in MapBasic

I would like to know what commands/statement can open (or select) multiple tables in MapBasic?. Please show me? Thanks
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Transform coordinates in MapInfo with GSB data

Does anybody know if MapInfo (or MapBasic) is capable to do coordinate transformation using the NTv2 (National Transformation version 2) method? Currently Switzerland changes their national ...
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Adding nodes to a line by interval in MapInfo

I am a MapBasic beginner, and I just want a simple .mbx or tool that can add nodes to a line by interval (say every 50m). I don't really need it to have a start point or end point (or maybe it is ...
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In Mapbasic, How to populate my table row data in a dialog box with RadioGroup and EditText

Good day! Im trying to pupulate my table row data in a dialog box with Radiogroup and editText control. I successfully get the column value list from popupMenu control after selecting the table and ...
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Creating an annulus sector with mapbasic

Knowing the center of rotation, start and end angles, inner an outer radius, how can this be achieved with MapBasic
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Custom range value and colour thematic in mapbasic

I'm working on a tool to help my work. I managed to make a thematic, but the range of values and colors appear automatically. Here is the code: Dim fRangeLimitsArray() As Float Dim ...
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How to attach a counter to a mapbasic program in order to account for its usage?

At the beginning, I thought of using this simple counter...but it will initialize each time the program is run... So, I was wondering if there wasn't any application I could attach to mapbasic in ...
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Trying to completely Exit from the Mapinfo application?

I tried the following two things: include "mapbasic.def" Declare Sub Main Declare Sub Exit Sub Main() If WindowInfo(WIN_MAPBASIC, WIN_INFO_OPEN) then Close Window WIN_MAPBASIC ...
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MapBasic sentence to update column contained in an object table

I was looking for a MapBasic sentence to update a MapInfo table. I've got two tables and I want to update one of them (POINTS) with an attribute of another (REGIONS). I would like to update points ...
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How to create a stable user Interface in Mapbasic?

I am trying to have a user enter values via an interface and continue to run the program but the following line (Select...) fail to work most of the time as part of the program (although it works fine ...
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Expression does not evaluate to column or table name?

This is my code: Include "MAPBASIC.DEF" Include "MENU.DEF" Dim s_filename As String s_filename = FileOpenDlg("","","TAB"," Open Table Interactive") Browse * From s_filename I want to open a ...
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Accessibility to developer of “Alter” and similar constructs in MapInfo MapBasic

Parts of the MapInfo MapBasic API are accessed as follows: Alter ButtonPad "Main" Add ToolButton ID 101 Icon 8 Calling OnToolClicked HelpMsg ...
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Changing object/point to custom symbol based on a specific name in MapInfo, using MapBasic

First, I must clarify I am green when it comes to programming and Basic. I only started trying to use MapBasic and have reviewed a few sites and their reference guide to get an idea of what I can do ...
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How to pass a variable (FilesToAdd) from VBA script (interface) to a Mapbasic program?

Option Explicit Public FilesToAdd As Integer Private Sub TEST_Click() FilesToAdd = 1 Dim b As Variant Dim Prog As String Dim File As String Prog = "C:\Program ...
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What are some GIS outlets for my open source MapBasic utility module and library?

I'm actively developing a MapBasic module that provides additional MBX programming functionality by wrapping .NET 4.0 and Win32 API calls in easy to use MapBasic functions and subs. MB_Utils acts as ...
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Dialog Table Name Prompt Error In MapBasic_Mapbasic

I am trying to prompt the Table name from the opened tables and to use it in the rest of the program, but what i get is (Table (i) is not open) after clicking ok the Sub Procedure is below, please ...
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Run the Sub procedure by selecting an object from the map

In Mapbasic made custom menu selected item to run sub procedure, what i want to make the Sub procedure to be ready to run by selecting an object from the map and run again by selecting another ...