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Has MapInfo text objects formatting tags as ArcMap annotations?

Esri ArcMap allows to set annotations formatting via formatting tags, eg: <FNT name="Arial" size="12">Text size = 12</FNT> <FNT name="Arial" scale="200">Text scale = 200</FNT> ...
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Styling using mi-style column from mapinfo

I have uploaded some MapInfo tables into postgis including the mi-style column using EasyLoader; I have had to rename all columns including both mi-style and sp-geometry columns to lowercase, ...
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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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Exporting Mapinfo Custom Shortcuts

So I have spend quite a bit of time reassigning F1 to F12 to mapinfo tools that suits our work line using Command Editor. Now I need to do same for couple of other computers. I was wondering if I can ...
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Converting MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP using free tools or ArcGIS for Desktop core product?

How do I convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF files to SHP using only free tools or ArcGIS itself? I've not had much luck trying to do this in the past and I don't want to have to shell out for the ArcGIS ...
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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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Custom labels - aligned to rectangular objects, in a specific position and with multiple attributes using Mapinfo?

Can the following be done in Mapinfo? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis ...
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Create point from line table using MapInfo

I need to turn a line tab file into a point tab file using MapInfo (v15.2 x64). The lines represent routes, and I want the point table to have a point for each node in the line table, and a column ...
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ogr2ogr - mapinfo to geojson. Merging shapes with certain values

I'm just starting out with this so apologies if I explain things poorly. I have some mapinfo files (TAB, IND, MAP etc) and I am trying to convert to Geojson. I can do this using ogr2ogr ogr2ogr -...
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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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Performing weighted overlay analysis in MapInfo?

I want to prepare a landslide zone map using weighted overlay analysis. Is there a tool in MapInfo to do weighted overlay as in ArcGIS?
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Printing at scale using MapInfo?

Using MapInfo 12.5, I want to be able to print a property at a set scale - say 1:1000 or 1:5000. What is the easiest way to do it? I want to be able to show a Scale Bar so that the user can ...
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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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Fishnet in MapInfo

I have a data set of equally spaced geocoded points (10KM apart). Is there a way to turn this into a grid of square polygons around the points? Someone mentioned that ArsGIS has an easy way to build ...
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Extracting coordinates from mapinfo map window [closed]

I didn't have time to go the field to collect GPS coordinates but I have knowledge from the map where the boundary of the land of nearly 20000 hectares will follow and therefore I wish to extract ...
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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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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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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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Nearest Neighbour analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline roads

I'm trying to do a Nearest Neighbor analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline road files I have. I am attempting to determine the most cost effective way ...
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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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MapInfo Pro 12.5 SQL to find road network lines that don't intersect

I am editing a road network on one layer, and am looking for a quick way to show the roads that don't intersect (don't meet or overlap). Is SQL the best way to do it? If so I am looking for how to ...
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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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Converting MapXtreme FeatureGeometry to something writable to SQL Server geometry type

I'm new in MapXtreme and I'm bit lost. I have polygon in MapXtreme 7.0 (in C#) saved as FeatureGeometry type. I need to save this in SqlServer 2008 as geometry type, but I don't have direct access to ...
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Tool for converting .shp file to .tab file?

I am searching for any free tool which can convert ShapeFile (.shp) to MapInfo (.tab) file.
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How to convert ArcMap *.shp to MapInfo *.tab file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for converting .shp file to .tab file? I have files in ArcGIS format, I want to export some layers to Mapinfo files as tab file
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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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Clustered labeling in Mapinfo

I need to create a query where if a property with the same lotplan has the same address it is only displayed once. In case 1 we have the same lotplan and I want it to just show 32 once. In case 2 -...
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If-then expression in Mapinfo label expressions

Firstly this is similar to If-Then Label Expression BUT I need this for Mapinfo. So I want to do the following in Mapinfo in the label expression box in ver 12. if RuralAdd='R': address=St_No + " ; ...
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Insert sequential row and column values automatically into a fishnet dataset

I have a grid that has about 30 rows with approx 15 columns each. I want to label them as A1,A2,B1,B2 etc (Alphabet row, integer is column). Is there any way to do this programatically? There is no ...
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Google Earth Pro does not completely open TAB files created in MapInfo 15+

From time-to-time, I have the need to open tab files I have created in MapInfo with Google Earth Pro. Aside from minor hiccups, I have never had an issue with importing a Tab file. The process I ...
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Search for string and only display characters before it in Mapinfo label expressions

So I have a property table that has addresses like below. 12 Andrews CL, Pxxx 1/12 Andrews CL, Pxxx 2/31 Macrossan ST, Pxxx 2/7-11 Barrier ST, Pxxx I need to only show 12 1/12 2/31 2/7-11 Can ...
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Converting KML to TAB while maintaining the path to and name of embedded image

I have a number of kml files that have images linked in them. When I try to convert them to tab using FME/UniversalTranslator/QGIS/GlobalMapper I get a tab file which has the spatial location of the ...
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Creating DEM after converting MapInfo tab files to ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

How do I create DEM for contours after converting MapInfo tab files to ArcGIS and how do I convert toposheet tab file to ArcGIS?
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Index TAB for large raster files

I received a batch of aerial images along with an index file that essentially tells me which aerial image covers each 20x20km tile. Can I also create this type of index TAB through MapInfo?
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Import vector PDF into MapInfo

Is it possible to import a PDF with vector layers into MapInfo as vector layers? If yes, how would I go about doing this?
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Preserve table info when converting AutoCAD .DWG to MapInfo .TAB

I've been using Universal Translator to convert some .DWG files into .TAB. I would like to know if there is there is a way to preserve the data in the AutoCAD file's table when converting to .TAB? ...
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Update column in .shp from .tab with QGIS

Is it possible to perform in QGIS an "update column" on a .shp table with data from a MapInfo.tab having one field apparently in common? One of the greatest uses of QGIS (for me) is the availability ...
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find and Calculate centroid within polygon either in ArcMap or in MapInfo

How can i calculate single/multiple centroid(point) within polygon either in Arcmap or in MapInfo. Both object(point, polygon) are in defferent layer. Pls suggest..... Thanks
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Unable to import .gml MasterMap files

I'm new to MapInfo and am struggling to import .gml OS mastermap files. The .gml is created by converting the .gz data that OS provide to .gml using the following batch file: FOR /R "D:\path\to\...
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Reproject non-earth to ITM/ICS

I'm trying to convert MapInfo, non-earth projection, layers with data in ITM or ICS (Israel coordinates in meters). When I do so through Universal Translator with converting to SHP and back again, ...
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Importing Mapinfo .TAB files to AutoCad Map

It is any way to import Mapinfo files to Autocad Map with line and polygon style definitions cereated in Mapinfo?
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Dashes instead of “to” in mapinfo thematic legend

The thematic legends for ranges are automatically set to the word "to", for example "10 to 20" "20 to 30" etc. I need to write it with a dash instead: "10-20", "20-30". Can I change the default ...
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Geoprocessing in violated convention environments (Microsoft Windows)

Our MapInfo and ArcGIS users have self managed file shares. I do my best to educate our users about windows naming conventions but years of violating basic conventions and personalities that don't ...
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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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How to obtain statistics within a Buffer/Catchment in MapInfo?

I need to calculate the population statistics within a 10 minute drivetime catchment from a point and within 1 Km Buffer from a point in MapInfo, how can I do that can someone please elaborate? I have ...
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Workspace created in Mapinfo Professional 15 doesn't appear correctly in Mapinfo Portable 10

we made workspace in Mapinfo Professional 15 and it is not appear correctly in Mapinfo Portalbe 10, what can be the problem?
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Conversion of .csv file to MapInfo generates very large .dat file

I am converting an .xls file (500kb) to a .csv (150KB) then using this to generate a MapInfo .tab file format using both QGis and ArcGIS. I can use an intermediate file ie. mif/mid format which gives ...
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MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo? Thanks! -K
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Perpendicular Distance Markers on Polyline in MapInfo?

I have added chainage to a creek polyline in MapInfo v11.0.3 using the 1999 version of "Distance Marker" by Meridian. It looks poor as it does not have the functionality to create the markers ...