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How to calculate length of feature in MapInfo

i Would like to calculate the Sum of pipe lengths in Mapinfo within a polygon. Any ideas?
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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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How do I combine many ECW files in MapInfo?

I have MapInfo 11.5.0.16 (I don't have ArcGIS) and I am trying to combine (in some sense) a large collection of ECW files. I can load one ECW at a time in MapInfo but I have very many. MapInfo ...
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MapInfo cannot save in MWS format

I'm using MapInfo 11.0.4 Release Build 404 Whenever I want to save a workspace file in the MapInfo workspace format (*.mws) it saves the file as expected and with the right file extension. However, ...
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What is a seamless table?

A client has asked me to provide a dataset in seamless table format. Could anybody describe to me what a seamless table is? I understand that it is a format used by mapinfo, but can I create a ...
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Geo and Population Coverage Calculation

We are calculating Population and geocoverage in mapinfo. We have calculated population coverage as an area overlap. How do we calculate population coverage if we have population defined for each ...
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Automatically updating a table column with the name of table

Does anyone know a straightforward way in MapBasic to automatically update a table column with the name of the table the column exists in? Going from the MapBasic reference guide it seems the ...
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Mapinfo 10.5 and 8.5 compatibility? Unable to open TAB file

I have recently submitted some data to a client as a TAB file. They are using v8.5 and I am using v10.5, the data is just one .TAB (with the associated other files). And all the field types are ...
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Map Info Workspace problem

I have opened a workspace with a file on a CD and now it will only open when the CD is in the CD drive - I can't find a way around it - any help gratefully received , thanks
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MapInfo displays a JP2 raster weirdly - why?

We have some JP2 files created with FME 2013. They work just fine in ArcGIS, MapModeller and QGIS. But when viewing it in MapInfo (11.5) we get what looks rather like a 60's drug trip. Zooming in ...
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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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How do I build a custom menu to change preferences for a MapBasic application?

I would like to be able to input a few different tables for an application. I want to be able to set the path before the app runs. How do I create a preference box and what code do I use to call the ...
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Question about the TableInfo function in MapBasic

I have a problem I really can't seem to get my head around, MapInfo crashes when I try to run and if statement. I have pretty much exactly the same code in another sub to check for other things and ...
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How to share *.sql files between ArcGIS and MapInfo?

In Denmark many municipalities have the same provider of public data. These data are pushed to a local database – often a SQL Server. The DBMS layout is the same for all municipalities. When I create ...
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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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Question about subs in MapBasic

For some reason my sub isn't 'linking' in MapBasic, I'm pretty new to this, but why is the sub assuming it begins on line 110 rather than where it actually says sub? Thanks, Alan
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Mapinfo lat Long calculate

I have mapinfo table containing Columns: Lat Long 21.2563 40.1256 21.2565 40.1278 21.2567 40.1288 21.2569 40.1291 21.2571 40.1352 21.2578 40.1380 Now i want to calculate the whole distance ...
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Mapinfo workspace won't open

When I try to open my workspace file, renamed 'FILE' here, it gives this error: (FILE.wor:201) Found [)] while searching for [A string constant]. (FILE.wor:204) set is an invalid indentifier. ...
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Help exporting CSVs using MapBasic

I'm a beginner to MapBasic and I'm currently working on a tool, I want to export a table as a .csv either using Run Command or Export. I want to export it to a specific directory, for example ...
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How do you change the editing capabilities on a MapInfo .Tab file?

When I load a .Tab file into QGIS I am unable to make changes to it. The information on the MetaData Tab reads the following: "Editing Capabilities of this layer: Add Attributes, Fast Access to ...
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Splitting a TAB file by attribute?

I have TAB file with LOADS of points. Each point as a unique ID and group assigned to it (ranging from 1-154). I'm wondering if there is an easy way to split this up into a TAB file for each group, ...
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Setting custom valid values to a MapInfo field?

I was wondering if it was possible in MapInfo to set valid values for a field, e.g a field called material and only valid values being BIT, CON or STO? I have a basic knowledge of MapBasic. Thanks, ...
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Can shapefiles be converted to .TAB files? [duplicate]

I read this response to this question, "Yes, if you have access to MapInfo, you can directly read Shapefiles (as .shp is an "open" format) and save it as TAB files!" Once it is saved as a .TAB, are ...
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Selecting lines occupying identical positions in MapInfo or QGIS

I have two shapefiles from a client, one is their entire network (complete with unique IDs) and another a selection I need. However the selection file does not have unique IDs but the entire one does. ...
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MapInfo .tab file to .shp file intersecting polygons

I've received data from a contractor, they have provided it in both MapInfo tab file and shp file format. When I check the regions in MapInfo using the Check Regions tool one overlap between two ...
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MapInfo TEXT in SQLite

I´m trying to add a TAB-file containing text-objects to a SQLIte database. I´ve already added points, lines and polygons, but when I try to add texts I get an error - something about an erroneous ...
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Why don't some layers line up afer converting Mapinfo TAB to Shapefile?

I have 6 MapInfo layers / TAB files which I need to convert to ESRI ShapeFiles, preferably using QGIS. When a colleague opens these in MapInfo 10, they all look fine and line up correctly. When I open ...
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St_buffer width issues

I am using postgres with postgis for spatial data and ArcGIS for visualisation. I am really confused regarding what units the st buffer function uses because when I insert just the value 1 as ...
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Legend not scaling with the map in Mapinfo

I have a problem with the legend designer, when I produce an A0 plot the legend does not scale up with the map.
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Converting .kml file to .tab (Map info) format

If I have saved polygons as a (.kml) Google Earth File and I want to draw it in MapInfo, is there a tool to do this ? If not, how can be it be made using MapBasic?
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PROJ.4 custom projection that is Transverse Mercator with Affine post-process

I am trying to define some of my local TMAF grids in PROJ.4 so I can reproject points between the local grid and MGA95 and/or WGS84. For these grids I have the MapInfo CoordSys clause which defines a ...
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MapInfo License Server - Can It Serve Multiple Versions of MapInfo

I have a MapInfo License Server Utility that serves 30+ MI v10.5 concurrent licenses across my organisation. v11.5 has now landed on my desk (with new serial numbers and access codes), so can I ...
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How to use non-native spatial data from MS SQL Server with ogr2ogr?

I have some tables in MS SQL Server (2012) with WKT string columns. I want to export these data to a MapInfo tab file. Currently I am using the following command: ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo File" ...
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How to convert shapefile to mapinfo file preserving special characters?

I have to convert a bunch of shapefiles to mapinfo files on a machine without a MapInfo license, so I am using ogr2ogr to perform this task. The problem is that when opening the mapinfo files in ...
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Where can I find High Quality Road Network Information

I am carrying out a research on how complex city road networks get and I need to get accurate map information. I started with openstreetmaps however I ran into a couple of issues: some of the dumps ...
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Creating points along lines? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a point along a line given distance How to create equidistant points in QGIS? I have some road survey data and each line has an individual value and ...
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Labeling from a defined string in MapBasic

I am currently working on a code to apply a variety of different changes to layers with certain attributes, I have been successful with this so far (thanks to Peter). However I now want to add a text ...
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What can I use to read MapInfo files in Java?

I want to read MapInfo files using Java. Before I used geotools for this but now I have problems with the GDAL library in Win7x64. Can i find geotools or gdal only for Java? To it not usede gdal's ...
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Modifying tables based on title (MapInfo)

I have a query regarding the Mapbasic feature of MapInfo, I want to change the line style of an item depending on name (e.g if the .tab name contains the world group). I think I can work this out with ...
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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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Moving cloned maps

Is it possible to always have exactly the same area of a map shown on the clone as on the original? As I move around the original map, I want the cloned map to move automatically to show the same ...
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What's the easiest way (style wise) to publish my MapInfo map as WMS?

I've downloaded data for my country from OSM and let a GIS expert to style it for me in MapInfo pro. (I have TAB files and .wor - workspace). When I tried converting them to SHP (for QGIS) I've ...
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How to remove redundant points

We basically have points table including vehicle routes.In huge traffic conditions,devices collecting data on route may output redundant points where at any coordinate same points may repeat.We can ...
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Problem accessing WFS 1.1.0 with Mapinfo

I am new to all kinds of GIS software. Due to my project I need to open WFS site which needs a WFS standard 1.1.0. I tried to do it with MapInfo Professional 11.5, but it wont open it. I found a ...
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What is the easiest way to let a user upload overlayers to openlayers (Geoserver/Mapserver)?

I need to let a user upload vector layers he created with QGIS or MapInfo professional to my website (using OpenLayers as client and either Geoserver or Mapserver as WMS). What will be the easiest ...
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Build Polygons from Polylines

I have to build the polygons from some polylines it is an area like a main land(with some boundaries) and some islands around it,islands are building polygons and main land is missing,when i have ...
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Is there a free tool for configuring WMS configuration xml?

Instead of writing WMS xml file from scratch with notepad , is there a tool that is easy to create/configure such a file (or convert a GIS workspace - MapInfo / QGIS into WMS file) ?
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How can I show MapInfo tabs in OpenLayers without using MapXtreme Tile Handler?

I want to connect OpenLayers to mapinfo tabs I have , but I don't have MapXtreme license . Is there a way to show the tabs using different Tile Cache ? I can export the workspace to WOR or MWS files. ...
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Looking for .Net alternative to Mapxtreme

I'm pretty new to the GIS area. I was involved in a project that used MapXtreme server and MapXtreme SDK to query the tabs (as in SearchNearest , SearchInRadius etc...) I'm looking for an open source ...
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KML (KMZ) to layer including all attributes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? This question is here in many variations but though I went through it I still don't have any good solution how ...