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Does Y mean latitude and X mean longitude in every GIS software?

Now it's been 3 days I am using Mapinfo and it has Y as latitude and X as longitude. Is that the same case for all mapping software? As for any country their respective value is multiple of 1 or -1. ...
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How to create a TAB with custom CRS using QGIS?

I meet problem about reproject in Qgis. I created coordinate user defined. i used version Qgis 2.2. I defined coordinate: Name: VN 2000 / 107.75 3degees Parameters: +proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 ...
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MapInfo - writing text using polylines

I am looking for a way to create text on a MapInfo layer using Polylines. So on a MapInfo layer, I need to create a line dataset, but I am after forming words - labelling items is not going to work ...
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GIS Area question

I am running this Sum(Area(obj, "sq km")), area(obj,"sq km"), count(*) from a table Now both areas are not the same for the objects. What one is correct? On a created layer with 1 object I made, ...
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How to refer to Obj file when storing tab file name in a String variable?

I need to loop through tab files and use select, am doing the following: Dim file_name as string Dim file_name_obj as string file_name = area1 file_name_obj = area1.Obj am getting an ...
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Strange results

I am getting a strange error within GIS, when using the internal MapInfo Select query for objects. SELECT featurecode, area(obj,"sq km"),theme, DescriptiveGroup,count(*) from ...
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Best, fast and easy way to print multiple polygons?

I´m almost sure that this is to tricky to solve. Often I have multiple combined polygons that I want to print. Until now I´ve devided all the polygons by the "Split vector layer", because I need to ...
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Compute Shortest Distance(s) between two points

I am using Mapinfo 11. I want user to be able to find shortest route between two points so that user can travel from point A to point B using these path. Any Idea how to achieve this? Edit: I need to ...
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Why can't I perform any operation over a 700MB MIF file containing 5 multipolygons? It takes forever

I'm trying to work with a MIF file containing 5 really big multipolygons, but every operation I try takes hours, or just crash because of memory issues. Mainly using ogr2ogr, to transform MIF file to ...
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Why doesn't copying values from MapInfo info tool boxes work properly?

As above. When I press ctrl + c, it doesn't always copy the value, I usually end up pressing ctrl + c 5 times to ensure it copies. Is there a way to fix this?
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mapinfo - Scaling both the raster and vector

Is there any way to scale both all that I have drawn and the raster image to the scale of 1:20 ? I accidentially scaled it wrong to 1:18 and 1:21. My teacher says it is possible but has a high ...
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How do I load mapinfo mid/mif into geopandas?

I suspect this is a trivial question to answer but how do I load mapinfo mid/mif files into geopandas? While it's trivial to load and manipulate .shp files, I can't work out what code to use: Here's ...
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Alternative to Snap (Editing) in QGIS/MapInfo?

Is there any alternative to Snap (Editing) in either QGIS or MapInfo (user-made tools), or another way to do this in ArcGIS without an advanced license?
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Can conversion of MapInfo WOR to ArcGIS MXD preserve styles and coordinate systems?

Is there any ways to migrate from MapInfo's data with WOR project file to ArcGIS MXD project file without leaving all styles and coordinate system? I know that I can convert from TAB files to SHP ...
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I have a WKT How can i put it to MAPINFOW.prj file [closed]

I have this WKT file: PROJCS["PRS92 / Philippines zone 3" ,GEOGCS["PRS92" ,DATUM["D_Phillipine_Reference_System_1992" ,SPHEROID["Clarke_1866",6378206.4,294.9786982138982]] ,PRIMEM["Greenwich",0] ...
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Will MapInfo only read PostGIS data that has been loaded via EasyLoader?

NMZ says in this thread that MapInfo will only read data in PostGIS that has been loaded by MapInfo's EasyLoader. I wasn't sure if this was still the case so I've loaded data into postgis via ogr2ogr ...
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Moving from MapInfo to web mapping

I use MapInfo and have a lot of data in .tab format that I would like to put into a database in order to access it through a website. I would like to continue using MapInfo as my GIS programme and ...
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How to make MapInfo able to edit geographic data from PostGIS?

I'm using MapInfo 10.5 to read geographic data from PostGIS 1.5.2. After a pg_dump/pg_restore to another PostGIS-database on another server I'm trying the same via a VPN-tunnel. When I open a table I ...
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Interactive Exports from GIS

I'm looking for suggestions of interactive exports from GIS software. The need for this research is that many of our customers either do not have access to GIS or the knowledge to use it. One method ...
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Whats going on with Mapinfo these days?

I have not touched Mapinfo for a good 2-3 years. (Think it was 7.5 back then, around the time it got aquired by Pitney Bowes) I found it a great package, particularly with Vertical Mapper and ...
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Can I create a Model in MapInfo, like in ArcGIS? (Modelbuilder)

I have some Forumlas I use quiet often. I want to create a Model like in ArcGIS with it(Drag&Drop put in some Parameters, and so forth), is that possible? Is there a GUI for that? Or is it only ...
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MapInfo MI_STYLE Column Definition

I have been looking for some documentation or post which tells me what the column definition for a MapInfo MI_STYLE column should be in Oracle. My guess is that it's VARCHAR2(128) or something like ...
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Determining gaps in polylines and identifying continuing sections?

Is there a relatively quick way to identify where gaps < a certain size are present between polyline? E.g. would there be an easy way to join line likes the ones in the below image if the gap was ...
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What is the difference between CartesianObjectLen and ObjectLen in MapInfo?

I'm a little unsure, which one is closer to calculating length using "Calculate Geometry" in ArcMap?
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Merging multiple .tab files?

I was wondering if there was a quick way to merge multiple .tab files together? I have about 100. Would appending one tab to another with the MapBasic window open, then changing the name of the table ...
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Mapinfo and qgis file's datum problem [closed]

please refer to following link for the explanation of the problem I had. do you have any idea on this? ...
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Explode/Decompose Polyline Network with MapInfo

I have a network of polylines which possibly include multi polylines as well. I wish to decompose these polylines into their fundemental line segments so I can produce the following table: Link_ID | ...
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MapInfo Professional 11.5 sample data

would you be able to point me in the direction of finding a copy of the sample data that comes on the CD's for learning MapInfo Professional 11.5?
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Line start and end nodes: determining what is a junction

I have a layer of points and polylines and want to determine which points are road junctions. I currently have all start and end nodes within 3m of my road network as a layer. However I cannot ...
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MapInfo cannot join after deleted some rows with “del”

I tried to join my table with another one, with the update column. But it gives me an error, that it cannot be updated. Actually it does update the table to a certain point. I deleted some rows ...
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How to set ODBC connection in MapBasic

i am trying to set code for ODBC connection in Mapbasic. Instead of using Username and password i wanted to set code for Window authentication.my sample code is Register table "tablename" Type ODBC ...
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How to set code for designer legend in mapbasic

last couple of days i am doing work on thematic maps using mapbasic. I am getting error while set the legend code. it giving me unrecognized command or code kind of error ... my code is Create ...
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How can I manually cut existing polylines at a point of my choosing in MapInfo?

I want to edit polylines so that only the part of the polylines that fall within a certain area are remaining. SQL queries highlight the whole polyline if it falls within the desired area and hence ...
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How to set Window id in Mapbasic?

Last couple of days i am working with creating thematic map using MapBasic. I am facing some difficulties while doing scripting and compilation.i am getting error due to Dynamic Window Id. does any ...
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How to write code for page setup in Mapbasic

I am very new to mapbasic scripting. i am creating thematic map using mapbaic code. For that i am searching code for Page setup to set my map as landscape with A4 size. But i didn't found any code for ...
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How does Arbitrary Coordinate System in QGIS work?

I have got the drill hole data, which needs to be geo-referenced based on non-earth coordinates system (with no datum, ellipsoid information defining through Custom CRS). Could any one explained me ...
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What are the best databases for storing spatial data? Pros and Cons

A couple of days ago I installed the demo of spatialware 4.9 from MapInfo into my SQL Server 2005 install and loaded all the larger dataset into it. I was quite impressed with the performance vs the ...
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How to convert MapXtreme workspace to GeoServer? [closed]

I need to convert a MapXtreme workspace into one for GeoServer. Suggestions for tools/process would be appreciated. Thanks!
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How to import DWG file from CorelDraw to MapInfo project?

I have to make polygons of some protected areas in MapInfo. I have the WMS with the protected areas loaded into mapinfo but making polygons from the WMS will take me years. So I took the following ...
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Does shapefile or MapInfo TAB have advantage as source format for OGR conversion to GeoJSON?

I'm relatively new to OGR and GIS in general. Most of the sources I look at give a choice of ESRI shapefile and MapInfo formats. I'm using ogr2ogr to convert these to GeoJSON for import into ...
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FME - MapInfo to File Geodatabase Conversion Project

I'm about to start a big project converting 25,000 MapInfo files to File Geodatabase. I'm using FME to process the files. I want FME to search all files in a directory (and subdirectories). When ...
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Check if an object is empty in mapbasic

I have mapbasic code that manipulates the obj-column in a point-table. Some rows doesn't have any geometry so the obj-column is empty. My question is how to check if there is no object? All the ...
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Pack table option in MapBasic

I write a code pack all table in Map Window, after pack all table, some tables are removed from map window, How do I known which table is pack, and open table to map window in the order as original ...
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Check Text Mode when Typing text MapInfo

I'm writing a code MapBasic How do I know text mode when I add text to Map. Can help me!, check cursor texting mode
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FME - set symbology in TAB files in a directory

I want to set the symbology for all files in a directory. I found a way to do it with FME Workbench but it only works for one file. When I try to run it using batch deploy, it seems to be working for ...
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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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How best to share maps created in MapInfo Online

Does anyone know of a good free or low cost option for sharing Maps produced in mapinfo online? I would want up to 5 users to access the maps with a password and be able to turn layers / points on ...
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Label polygons in MapInfo like QGIS?

I was wondering if there is a way to angle Polygon labels in MapInfo like it's done in QGIS (see image link below). Thanks, Alan
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Mapinfo SQL Query for compare for edited data in tables

I have a table that contain several columns, each has their own data. then, someone have made some change in the data (just a little one data editing). how do i know later what data have been ...
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ogr2ogr convert all shapefiles in a directory

I have a directory with several shapefiles. How can convert all these shapefiles to MapInfo with ogr2ogr. I know how I can convert one file. And I can make a batch script writing a line for each file. ...