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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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Getting Started with MapBasic?

I am new to MapBasic. I googled for tutorials and found various PDFs but could not get started with the resources. I would be glad if anyone could provide some path for learning MapBasic.
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error message: “Cannot split, erase or overlay with points, collection, Text or layout frame objects” in Mapbasic

In order to automate procedures using MapBasic, I wrote the code for overlapping two objects -- one a polygon object and the other a point object -- using Objects Intersect statement written below. ...
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Why is geometry being dropped when outputting to a MapInfo Writer in FME?

In some instances geometry is being unexpectedly dropped when writing to a MapInfo writer. This occurs when FME has a conflict with the Format Attribute of 'mapinfo_type' which has been attached to a ...
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How to save (Commit) a temporary table in Mapinfo?

I tried the following: Commit Table Query1 As "C:\Temp\XYZ.TAB" TYPE Query Interactive It does not work.
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MapInfo Thematic mapping - line width based on a field

I want to apply thematic mapping to a layer in MapInfo with varying line thicknesses based on a float column. Is this possible?
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Correcting a table's projection in MapInfo

Occasionally I have a MapInfo TAB file that doesn't match up with others. Presumably this is because MapInfo is interpreting it as a different projection to the one it was saved as. I am also assuming ...
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How to create a array variable containing the values of another variable in a table?

I am new to mapbasic and would like to have an array variable (sac) in order to access it through the "For variable = 1 To n" function. I would like to create a loop that only takes on the value of a ...
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QGIS Analyst Create Finished Product for MapInfo Client

I use Esri in my day job and am learning QGIS for work on the side. I have a Client that uses MapInfo for creating Posters and Presentations. I have never used MapInfo. I am digitizing geology data ...
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How to code for Thematic map in Mapbasic?

I would like to write code for creating a thematic map. The GUI command in Mapbasic window shows many lines in order to set up the different colours which will be used on the different polygons ...
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Sql Query for percent of buffer filled with objects

Hi I am trying to write a query to find the percentage of a buffer polygon (Called 250_Buffer) that is filled with or contains other polygons in another layer (Called Development) any help that you ...
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MapInfo very slow to start-up

MapInfo v10.5 is used across my organsiation by dozens of users as a thick client installation. A small group of users have started to have an issue whereby the time taken for a new session of ...
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How to determine distances of points from closest line? (Mapinfo or QGIS) [duplicate]

I have a set of points and a set of lines. I'd like to know distances of the points from the closest line... answering the question "how many points are within 500m to 1000m of one of the lines, how ...
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GDAL - How to get gemetry type of a MapInfo TAB file?

I am using the OGR MapInfo File driver to read a MapInfo TAB file. However, the function GetGeomType() returns 0 which means 'wkbUnknown` even if the features in the TAB are only multi-polygons. Is ...
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Free/Open-Source Archaeological Geophysics Programm?

Does anyone know a free/open source software or a GIS plugin for working with archaeological geophysics data, especially for data from a magnetic survey (magnetic gradiometer map)?
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Viewshed calculation using SQL

Can i calculate viewshed in MS-SQL server? Viewshed analysis is Raster operation. I have elevation value vector observation as point vectors. Are there any methods to calculate Viewshed (using ...
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Keep column titles when exporting SQL query in MapInfo

Is there a way to keep column titles when exporting a query in MapInfo as a csv or a new tab. This is my result: And my export looks like this: It's not a major issue, I jus like saving myself ...
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Trying to map numerous attributes on a map in MapInfo

Any help would be much appreciated for the following problem: Based on grouping postcode sectors together I have created 30 sales areas in the country. These sales areas have been made visible on the ...
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New line in MapInfo SQL Select

Is there a character I need to use to state a new line in the MapInfo SQL Select box (e.g like ; in SQL Management Studio) or is this not possible. The highlighted (yellow) area is where the new line ...
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How do I format a text box in MapInfo

I want to import a table (created and formatted in MS word?) to appear as text in the MapInfo layout window. Obviously this isn't individual data records which appear in the MapInfo browser window. ...
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Question about BNG coordinate systems

I'm historically a user of MapInfo Professional but have recently started using FME and have been talked into now testing out a copy of QGIS. The main problem I've come across is that the coordinate ...
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Unable to copy text out of MapInfo 12 info tool

As the title says, I'm currently unable to copy and paste information out of the info tool box. Is there a way that this can be done normally or do I need to write a new tool/ is there a tool out ...
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MapBasic For Loop ignoring every other row

I have made a loop in MapBasic but is it only updating every other row in the table: My code works from the bottom of the table upwards to generate start and end coordinates for polyline features: ...
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Is there MapInfo Label Expression to label lots in format Map-Lot (017-001) with just Lot?

I am trying to label map lots in this format Map-Lot (017-001) and I was wondering if there was a label expression that would allow me to only show the lot number and not the map number. Any help ...
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Creating points based on coordinates in MapBasic

I am currently working on a MapBasic tool that generates start and end coordinates for a polyline layer. So far I have successfully populated 4 columns in a table (SX, EX, SY, EX) with coordinates of ...
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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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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? ...