MapBasic is a programming language for the creation of additional tools and functionality for MapInfo Pro Desktop GIS

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Dynamically adding controls onto MapBasic dialog?

I have seen a lot examples with dialog creation, like: Dialog Title "Title" Width 198 Height 52 Control Button Title "Обзор" Width 50 Height 15 Position 133, 6 ...
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MapBasic Dialog Preserve command error: No active Dialog

I've hit an issue with using the Dialog Preserve command. I get the error message "Invalid Dialog preserve command. There is no active dialog". As far as I can tell I've followed the guidance provided ...
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How can i add style to Mapinfo table?

I used Mapbasic to create tables. I create only table's structure without any objects inside. How i want make styles for tables. I tried something like: Dim b1 As Brush, p1 As Pen b1 = Makebrush (1, ...
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Error while using methods in mapbasic

I am using a .dll file methods in mapbasic, but it shows error- declare method openmultiplefilesdlg Class "mbextensions",lib "mbextensiondlgs.dll"(declaration variable) as string 1.found [method] ...
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Open multiple files using fileopendlg() function

I want to open multiple files using fileopendlg() function, when I code it selects only one file at a time. Is there any function or procedure to select multiple files at a time?
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How to Close all Layers but keep Tables on MapInfo using MapBasic

I'd like to know how to close all the layers on MapInfo but keep the tables open using MapBasic code. The idea is to be able to keep the tables open so that I can create multiple different maps using ...
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Bounding Co-ordinates of Polygons

I have created 250 square meter grids using the Grid Maker tool. I have given each grid a unique name. I want to find and store bounding co-ordinates (Latitude and Longitude) of each polygon in the ...
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MapBasic freezes everytime i use “.”

I'm using Map Basic IDE Version 1.6.0.0. Every time I use the "." key the IDE always freezes. This freeze happens anytime I use this key, whether it be for comments, or to access a variable's fields. ...
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Changing Background Color of Selection Rows using MapBasic?

In MI 12.5, in the Browser window, selected rows (selected either by clicking rows with the mouse or via a query) are highlighted dark blue but running the same queries in a mapbasic program selection ...
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Mapinfo Layout WIndow [closed]

I have to create multiple maps using the same layout, but different map views (more than 100 maps). There is a separate rectangles layer created for each view at a specific scale using the map frame ...
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MapBasic - Updating blank rows in column with the value above

I am writing a MapBasic tool to correct some incorrect values in a set of tables. So far I have managed to pull out the values I need in a new column: What I need is to update any blank rows in the ...
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Deleting from a view. Mapbasic

I'm using MapBasic and have used a query to get the rowids (populated in a column) of minimum values Select SUBSECT_ID, Row, Min(MaxLV)from LVQuery group by SUBSECT_ID into MinLV Now, I want to ...
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Combining two TAB files in MapBasic - losing data

I am using mapbasic to perform some calculations on a table. Everything is fine until I combine two .tab files. Both files have identical table structures, however upon combination some numerical (...
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How can I Create Line Feature using two separate point features in MapInfo

I have two MapInfo Tab files as Point feature. both the layer have the same unique ID. what I was trying to do is to connect both point using the same ID as a Line feature. so the end result will be "...
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Expression does not evaluate to a column or table name error when updating object in MapBasic

I tries to set styles for all objects in my processing_table, but gets Expression does not evaluate to a column or table name My code: '... pen_style = currentpen() 'get_pen(styles_table_name, ...
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How to take object style (pen, brush, symbol) in MapBasic?

How can I take style from existing object? Brush from region, symbol from point? In MapBasic documentation and in Google I can find only how to change object's style but can't find how to take it.
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Why font size doesn't set for text in MapBasic?

I have annotations layer with that was imported from ArcGIS and want to set font in MapInfo. ArcGIS annotations contains its settings inside annotations objects (in Shape field, as I guess) but this ...
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Avoid MapBasic crash when unable to open file

I'm working on some MapBasic code and in the process I want it to open the .tab files in a given folder. But when it reaches a .tab file that it is not able to open (e.g. attached to a raster that ...
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How to list tables in MS Access database using MapBasic?

My task is read data from *.mdb files using Mapbasic. Code to open MS Access database is seen in help immediately: Register Table source_file Type ACCESS Table table_name where source_file is ...
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Using specific ODBC connection when writing to SQL?

I am currently writing an output file that is generated using some Mapbasic Code into a MS SQL Database: Dim SQL_output_tablename as String SQL_output_tablename = """dbo"""&"."&"""...
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Finding values that are different between two tables in MapInfo/MapBasic based on a unique ID

I am comparing 2 tables which are mostly the same but there have been some amendments, in effect comparing a new version to the old one and displaying all the records with changes in a selection table ...
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Alias variable in MapBasic

I'm having a bit of trouble with the Alias variable in MapBasic. In short, I have a table where I was to group by a specific column. Then I want to run through each unique value from the grouped table ...
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Batch process RouteFinder tasks in MapInfo

I am running multiple network analysis processes in MapInfo using RouteFinder. Some of the datasets are large and the processes take a long time, so I would like to be able to set several to run ...
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MapInfo/Mapbasic - test if a mapper is open

I have a custom menu that I created which opens a mappable table and I'm trying to work out how I open it when there is no other .tab files or mapper windows open there are other .tab files open ...
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MapBasic How to avoid divide by zero?

In select statement how to avoid divide by zero in mapBasic select (col1/col2) "result" .... how to avoid 0/0. If col2 is 0 it returns null. How to use ISNULL or something in mapbasic?
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'Slowing down'/wait MapBasic

I have written a script to go through each layer in MapInfo (from 1 to 168), turn layer 1 on, style it, label it, print, turn layer off, then the same for layer 2,3,4 etc. The printing works, however ...
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Sectors pointing to a lat long [closed]

Is it possible to find which sectors of a site are pointing to a specific lat long at a distance away?
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mapbasic - how to link my database in my mapbasic coding

I'm creating a tool in MapBasic that identifies the PCI clash in 4G I need help: How do I add database data into MapBasic? How can I calculate mod values and colour the output in MapInfo based on ...
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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++. The error messages: [End sub] found without ...
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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 overlap(sensus.Obj,voronoi.Obj)...
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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 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 ...