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Where does MapInfo store its Coordinate Systems?

When choosing a projection in MapInfo, there is a large list of available coordinate systems. Where is the file that stores these and is it easily editable?
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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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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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Symbology for Open Street Map [OSM] Data in MapInfo [tab] format

I have shapefiles for the different SOM layers which I have translated into TABs but I am now trying to symbolise them in a similar style to OSM online. Is there a way to easily apply the OSM ...
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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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Can MapInfo Professional use data direct from a File Geodatabase?

Esri released its File Geodatabase API in mid 2011, and it seems that QGIS via GDAL's OGR FileGDB Driver added support for the File Geodatabase within about a year. By support, I mean simply being ...
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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 mapbasic support function overloading?

I am creating application with mapbasic. Now that it's been some time with mapbasic I found that the language is very fundamental and does not support functionality that I took for granted in Java or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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Saving a ArcMap layers RGB values into the attribute table

I am wanting to take a symbolized layer in an mxd, and save it's symbol color (like a polygon fill) into its attribute table as an RGB value. My goal is to use this value in MapInfo to symbolize it's ...
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How do I save topology errors in QGIS?

I'm currently doing a project on finding blocked roads in a road network layer. I've figured that I can use the topology checker with the rule 'must not have dangles' and find them this way. But I ...
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How to buffer a point by cardinal distances to create a polygon?

I am trying to buffer a point by distances in a table to create a polygon or line for example For a point with known x,y buffer based on the following radius: North= 20m East= 21.5m South= 14m West= ...
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Opening MPK file with other than ArcGIS?

Is there anyway to open a .mpk file with MapInfo? Or do just need to buy a second GIS program (ArcMap)?
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Alternatives to Business Analyst, AnySite/MapInfo, and Sites To Do Business?

This is a very general question and I hope it is ok. I've been "Googling" and can't find much. I work at a shop that currently uses MapInfo + AnySite to do real estate site analysis. I generate ...
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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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Import GeoTIFF into MapInfo - why “control points”, and how to batch-create TAB files?

OK, so I am largely hostile to commercial software with 'proprietary' formats, but a colleague only knows MapInfo. I have a bunch of GeoTIFFs (produced by gdal-merge of JPG/JGW-filepair hi-res aerial ...
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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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How to calculate for every basin/sub-basin, drainage area at every elevation contour along stream?

With DEM as source, I created all necessary files like flow direction, accumulation,slope,streams,watersheds,pour point etc.... In my watershed(basin), I have many sub-watersheds(sub-basin) with ...
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Geotiffs not displaying colour correctly in MapInfo

I'm trying to open geotiffs I made in ArcGIS 10.2 in MapInfo 12.5. They open in MapInfo in the right location but displayed on a blue colour scale. These should be colourful RGB images. Trying to ...
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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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How to create a layered PDF document using MapInfo version 12.5

I am wanting to create an interactive PDF layer using a MapInfo workspace where by layers can be turned on and off in the pdf. I also have a large aerial image I would like included in the pdf . Any ...
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Mapinfo 12.5.1 (64 bit) failing to call *.xlsx workbooks

My company have upgraded to to Mapinfo 12.5.1 (64-bit) this week. It fails to open tables that call *.xlsx files. Those that call *.xls files have no problem. The error for *.xlsx files is as follows: ...
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Mapinfo : How to cut a raster with a vector layer?

With mapinfo 12, i would like cut my raster layer .tab with one of my vector layer. How to do this basic task with mapinfo? Is it possible with mapinfo to convert .tab raster table toward any ...
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“mapinfo qgis style converter” : error message

I would like convert a big point layer from .Tab toward .QML thanks to the plugin called "mapinfo qgis style converter" . The symbology of my layer is quite complexe (variables of coulours, shape, ...
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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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Polyline “breakage” calculation in MapInfo?

I am a novice MapInfo user, with a basic to moderate knowledge of queries and SQL. My work entails doing risk assessments for shipping traffic based on AIS-tracks (radio-based vessel information ...
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FME - How to write all attributes when multiple source files have the same name?

I am using FME to write all the MapInfo TAB files in a directory and it's subdirectories to a File Geodatabase. I'm using dynamic readers and dynamic writers as I don't know the geometry or schema of ...
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MapInfo Calculating the number of Points that Fall within a Boundary

I have two layers in MapInfo (points and polygons). I need to select points which fall within polygons where the income > 1500 I tryed this one but not working: ...
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Similar function of ArcGIS Network Analyst in MapInfo

I am currently using MapInfo and trying to create a road network base walking catchment map, rather than just a cycle buffer. The finished plan should look similar as follows. This map was created ...
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MapInfo 12 Legend settings

Does anyone know how (if) I can set the defaults within Legend Designer? I want my rectangles for each layer to default to a 20x20 square, not a rectangle. At the moment I have to change it manually ...
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Catalog table list into web browser

I'm looking to do some cataloging of both workspaces and table metadata - I want to cycle through a workspace and pick up the table names and associate those with the wrokspace name (I can then track ...
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Free solution for an intranet geodatabase for point data, connectable to QGIS / MapInfo

I have a plenty of point measurements - thousands of points with date/time, gps, measured values etc. I would like to make it possible to put all my particular datasets (can decide whether shp or ...
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Does MapInfo License Server run onWindows Server 2012 R2?

The documentation for MapInfo License Server Utility (v4.5) advises that it has been tested on Windows Server 2012. I need to know whether the LSU runs on Windows Server 2012 R2 Thanks