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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Mapinfo 15.2 Labeler tool

I'm trying to locate labeler tool in MapInfo Pro 15.2, but the tool is missing from the installation folder (I already checked the Program Files(x86) folder as well). There's no trace of it anywhere. ...
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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?
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Creating a Seamless layer of OSOpendataVectorMap in Mapinfo

I have downloaded the individual files for the Opendata Vector Maps and converted them all from .shp to .tab files within Mapinfo V.11.0.4. I need to create a seamless layer for the whole of Britain, ...
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Can you buy old versions of MapInfo

Are there legitimate companies that sell old versions of map info. I use v9 and it will not load onto a new pc. I don't want to buy the latest version as I fear it will be unrecognisable
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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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Convert SHP to MIF/MID

I am new to GIS and QGIS software. is there a batch convert function to convert shape files to mif/mid files? I can do this individually but is time consuming? I have seen similar functions on here ...
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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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MapInfo .mbx labeler tool

I've recently been upgraded to MapInfo 12.5 I'm trying to trace a MapInfo .MBX tool called labeler - I've used it in the past to transfer the geographic position of current MapInfo labels to a ...
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British National Grid WMS URL for MapInfo

I am pretty new to using WMS Tile Servers. I used to use MasterMap but have found WMS are better for base maps and catchment plans. I have been browsing the web for a free WMS URL that projects to ...
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Projection of WMS in MapInfo

I am using the OSM open Roads WMS layer that comes included with MapInfo. I have noticed that when I load this layer the projection of the Map window changes to 'Popular Visualization CRS.' All the ...
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Can MapInfo ProViewer be installed on and be run from a USB drive?

I am looking for a portable simple GIS. Is it possible to install MapInfo ProViewer on a memory stick or DVD and run it from there, i.e. without requiring admin rights or installing any files (e.g. ...
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Error when trying to open Oracle Spatial view in MapInfo 11.5

I have a Oracle Spatial table defined as follow: CREATE TABLE foo ( id NUMBER(9) PRIMARY KEY, sdo SDO_GEOMETRY NOT NULL ); And a view defined like this: ...
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Can we prepare hillshade map in mapinfo discover?

Is there a tool to perform hillshade as like ArcGIS?
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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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Thematic base maps in MapInfo?

Does MapInfo have thematic base maps like the templates you get with ArcGIS data and maps?
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MapInfo2leafletjs tool

I've downloaded a tool to export a table from MapInfo GIS to leafletjs. The base map from Openstreetmap has been created, but the choropleth map of regions is not being displayed. One possible ...
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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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AutoCAD 3D (2014) conveting a TIN to ASC

I am using LIDAR asc files to generate a large storm water catchment area which I would like to then combine with some survey work including river Bathymetry to actually combine the data to have one ...
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Mapinfo 12.5 halo font in layout window

I wonder if it is possible to add halo font in layout window in Mapinfo 12.5. I was trying to do this but this option is disable. Is any way to do this in Mapinfo or how to do this?
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Tool or program to clean polygon dataset

I have a polygon dataset (shapefile, mapinfo tab file) which I would like to "clean" to be topologically correct. The polygons are assigned an ID which represents a specific class. For example ID 3 is ...
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Converting MapInfo workspace/QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to deliver maps in ArcGIS format to a client, but I only work in MapInfo and QGIS. Is there any way to convert a MapInfo workspace or a QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop, keeping styles and ...
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Using MapInfo SQL?

I am trying to create a map of U.S. counties that shows migration patterns. I have a table of all US counties and a table that has migration information. Some counties do not have migration, ...
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How to do interpolation within geographic boundary in mapinfo?

I'm having two layers one is rain gauge data, another one is boundary I want to create rainfall distribution map within that geographic boundary in mapinfo can you say how to interpolate in mapinfo?
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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?