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Adjusting text border thickness in MapInfo

MapInfo allows you to add an outline to your text by using the 'border' or 'halo' function. Is there any way to customise the thickness of these outlines? I find the standard setting far too thick, ...
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Loading GML files to Mapinfo

I'm currently using MapInfo 12.5, I need to view certain gml files that I get (.gml format) using Mapinfo and use it to manipulate different layers. When I try to use the inbuilt "Import table" in ...
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Creating thematic map where individual points are basically grid in MapInfo?

I want to plot a heat map which shows the different usage in different areas. But the thing is, in my original dataset, the data got truncated, which means that each point represents a small area ...
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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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Niche MapInfo Question : Digitising options

I've recently started using mapinfo to digitise on a daily basis, I am usually georefencing old deeds (on top of OS Mastermap) and then digitising them. The problem is when drawing the polygon the ...
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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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MapInfo and large GIS data

I have a very large map file (.TIF) and a large DTM file (.GRD). When I add them to my layers in MapInfo I get a .TAB file. When my Map / DTM are visible MapInfo works and responds really slow and ...
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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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regroup the close points [closed]

I have a list of 10 000 points, and I wish consolidate 15 points each in a block in the vicinity. I use arcgis, or mapinfo qgis, I just need the method.
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Strange Vertical Mapper issue

While using the Mapinfo 7.0+ Vertical Mapper 3.0 on a Windows 8.1, I am facing the following issue: After adding a DTM (in .grd format), which is displayed perfectly, I am trying to use the Grid Info ...
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How do I perform a Union (as per ArcGIS and QGIS) in MapInfo

I am running MapInfo 15.0 and need to perform a Union of two polygon layers (i.e. combine the two and preserve all boundaries and associated attributes). I know there is some ambiguity over the term ...
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ogr2ogr - Lost projection when converting geojson to MapInfo Tab

I have the following geojson that I would like to convert to MapInfo tab with ogr2ogr: ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo Tab" output.tab input.geojson geojson: { "type":"FeatureCollection", "crs":{ "...
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ogr2ogr *.tab to postgres: Failng on date format

I'm importing some MapInfo tab files into a PostgreSQL database running the following command in FWTools Shell: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname='<the_database>' host='<the_host>' port='...
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Where clause in MapInfo Table Updates

Is it possible to add a where condition to an update query in MapInfo? At the moment I have to do a query to select the records I need and then do an update on that query. I believe this is ...
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Callout Annotation in MapInfo

Is there any way to use callout windows or boxes in MapInfo with lead lines to label a point layer?
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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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Differences between columns in MapInfo

I have two columns in a nodes table, one column has the ground level of the node taken from the model and the other column has the ground level inferred from LiDAR. Is there a query that can be used ...
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How to make a column as a layer of label?

I have a table with many columns, some of them are "lon/lat" and "Name". After I draw objects on a map. How can I make a layer by the content of the column "Name"? How can I make a legend ...
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MapInfo Point Object Dialogue is different to Info Tool's Transformed XY

A MapInfo Professional 11.0.3 user has re-projected data from AGD84 Zone 50 to WGS 84. However when they select a point and look at the point objects's X and Y, they are different to what's reported ...
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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 non-...
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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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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, 5,service,15.9316766209136,47.2981713,-122.2481928,47.2981800,-122.2482596,47....
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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 ...