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Opening MapInfo .TAB file containing text objects in QGIS?

Whenever I try to open a MapInfo .TAB file that contains text objects in QGIS, the text objects are converted to point objects. Any help, please?
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Updating a column in MapInfo based on Symbology or colour

I am transferring a large dataset from MapInfo (V 12.0.2) to QGIS (V2.8.1) and I want to be able to create a column in the MapInfo attribute table that differentiates features with different ...
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Control drawing order of points from DBMS in MapInfo?

I have a layer of points stored in a table in a database (Oracle 11g). The table have a boolean field called Supporting. I have a thematic layer coloring the supporting points white and the ...
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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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Help plotting lat and long coordinates

I have a set of lat and long coordinates whihc i have uploaded to be a table in mapinfo (the latest one) as you can tell i'm not much of a GIS wizz. I can't seemingly plot these coordinates in London ...
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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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Techniques for reducing a MapInfo TAB's file size without losing too much integrity?

What are some techniques for reducing a MapInfo TAB's file size without losing too much integrity? The file needs to be reduced for use, not sharing (i.e. zipping).
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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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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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How to use MapMarker Streets?

My company recently installed MapMarker v28.0, and the product description says it comes with something called MapMarker Streets. My company has an older web application, and the streets we use are ...
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File Conversion using ogr2ogr gui

I have used 'ogr2ogr' for ESRI shape files conversion to Mapinfo tab files, but issue is that as soon as I open those converted .tab files over Mapinfo, the software stop working with a message ...
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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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Adding the file name of a mapinfo file into its attribute table

I have a task where I need to take the file name (no extension) of a mapinfo file and place it into a new field within its attribute table. I would normally use Arcpy to do something similar, but I am ...
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Using Wacom Tablet with Mapinfo?

Is it possible to use a Wacom tablet with mapinfo ? How accurate is it ? I have a high end machine with dual monitors and I want to digitise field mapping (lots of small polys) quickly.
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MapInfo SQL: Selecting all columns from one table, some cols from second table?

I'm fairly adept with the SQL Select in MapInfo, but I'm running into something that's got me a bit stumped. I've got data in two tables that have a few columns in common. I want to join the tables ...
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Plotting on MAPinfo given edge geometry in a row

I have a file of road geometry of the Washington State downloaded from GIS cup 2012. Each row in the file is of the type, ...
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Getting the max value from where polygons intersect in MapInfo

I am trying to do an intersect query on two polygon layers in MapInfo. One is a buildings layer and the other are 2d mesh triangles. I want to get the max depth from any of the triangles that ...
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Importing large tiled datasets (e.g. Ordnance Survey) into MapInfo?

I am currently using MapInfo and have several large Ordnance Survey datasets, which require updating. They are tiled .tiffs and need to first, be registered as .tab files. Second the .tab files need ...
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Updating a polygon with an attribute from ALL intersecting polylines

I have a polyline layer with road information such as the road it beings from and the road it ends at. Some of these are digitised incorrectly and I am trying to pull out the road name (or unique ID ...
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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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Recovery of MapInfo transaction files (*.TMA, *.TIN, *.TDA)

MapInfo (v 12.5.1 - 64 Bit, Release Build 122) just crashed on me while I was in the middle of modifying several tables and adding a few new ones to an existing Workspace. Unfortunately the changes ...
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Unable to determine translation results - Universal Translator in MapInfo

I would like to export my table from MapInfo to ArcMap. Problem is that I get the error "Unable to determine translation results" and "FME EXE stopped working". I know that there might be many causes ...
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Dynamic connection between Mapinfo and a database

I'm trying to create a dynamic connection between a database and a Mapinfo table. My database countain only one table, with a list of bus stops, characterized with their ID, name, and X Y coordinates. ...
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Exporting BNG coordinates from MapInfo (27700) without rounding

I have a TAB file in ESPG 27700 projection and MapInfo is rounding Y coordinate values upon export. It also occurs when viewing the table (although selecting the value shows its 'true' form) Upon ...
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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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ogr2ogr converting ESRI shape to Mapinfo interchange

I'm trying to convert .shp files to .mif files on Ubuntu Linux using ogr2ogr: "ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo file" -dsco FORMAT=MIF mprec.mif mprec.shp" I don't get any errors but when I open the resulting ...
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mapinfo and java tools

I am hoping to develop a mobile application under android or my database is a card(map) produces by mapinfo professional version8.0 My questions are: To read this card(map) (the file containing ...
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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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How to import vietnamese characters with MapInfo Pro?

How can I import shape files, Charset "UTF-8" with vietnamese characters (f.e. "Đường nhựa") correctly? With UTF-8 I get somethin like "___ng nh_a"! Should I use another charset or is it just not ...
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Large Rasters in ArcGIS & MapInfo

My geoscientists like to work with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I require a common 1 band raster format that can hold obscene amounts of data without damaging the data (compression). I have tried .tif and ...
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Opening Esri fGDB Feature Class in MapInfo Professional 11.0.3 [duplicate]

I would like to open ArcGIS file Geodatabase feature class and other such fGDB objects with MapInfo Professional. NB: converting to Shapefiles or personal mdb is not an acceptable solution. I need it ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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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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Does QGIS have a dynamic spatial join select tool, equivalent to MapInfo Boundary Select?

I´m a MapInfo user, I´ve gone over to QGIS and it´s got a lot going for it, except for some simple features from MapInfo I just can´t do without. One such is MapInfo Boundary Select, which is a basic ...
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How can I create individual directional point symbols in MapInfo?

I have a point tab file where one of the attributes is a 0-360 direction. I want to create an arrow symbol for each point with the arrow pointing in the direction listed for that point in the table. ...
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ESRI/Mapinfo MGA56 prj vs QGIS MGA56 prj

I am trying to understand why the degree unit is different between ESRI/Mapinfo and QGIS: ESRI/Mapinfo ...
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Shapefile data not displaying on MapInfo workspace?

I have a number of shapefiles created from ARCMap and would like it displayed in MapInfo (version 10.5) but the polygon is not displayed on the work space. I can view my attributes table by browse ...
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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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Moving buildings in water layer into Buildings layer using MapInfo?

I am using MapInfo. I mistakenly vectorised some building on my water layer, is there any way I can fix this by moving the buildings in the water layer into the Buildings layer? It was so tedious ...
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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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Snap/Trace to layer in MapInfo without it being selectable?

Is it possible to snap/trace a layer in MapInfo without it being selectable? I am preparing workspaces for a survey and I don't want the surveyors being able to select the background mapping (they're ...
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MapInfo - how to *publish* a WFS service?

I seem to have my Pitney & Bowes technologies in a scramble. We installed the demo version of MapInfo hoping to build a map and publish it as a WFS service. We built the map but found no publish ...
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Difference between a region and a polygon (mapinfo pro 12)

I am new to using MapInfo and have recently noticed the convert to regions and convert to polygon (edit: convert to polyline) function. What is the difference between a region and a polygon? Also, ...
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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. ...