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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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Converting TAB to MIF / MIF to TAB

How I can export (import) data from TAB format to MIF and vice versa?
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How to add element to Mapbasic Array?

Code: Dim name_array() As String Redim name_array(10) How to add value to the array? I know we can add value by specifying index like name_array(i) = "some_value" But I don't want to specify ...
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What are the best ways to connect two coordinates on mapinfo?

I have with the help of this forum drawn a coordinate system with longitude and latitude at different location. I am trying to connect these sites what is the best way to connect. Is it just drawing ...
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Merging Raster Images in MapInfo?

I have a bunch of MapInfo Tables in raster format (.tab / .grd) that I would like to consolidate into one table. Is this possible within MapInfo?
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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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Label inside top left corner of polygons

Does anyone know of a tool or procedure to automatically place a label in the corner of a polygon, rather than at the centroid? I am using Mapinfo and know that I can manually place the label ...
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Query MapInfo TAB Files

My company currently uses MapInfo Professional to map our client's addresses into territories. I have been asked to figure out a mechanism to do the same thing but real-time via a web service call. ...
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Saving spatial reference of MapInfo TAB-file to file (like .prj)

I have some MapInfo TAB-file and I'd like to save spatial reference to .prj-file. How it can be done?
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Escaping spaces in paths for use in batch file

I am making a MapInfo program in MapBasic. I am calling OGR2OGR in order to convert some files. To do this I am generating a batch file and then running it. My code looks something like this: RunStr ...
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How to handle select query to return numeric value?

I have the following select Query : Dim count As Integer Select count(*) as mycount from some_table into temp_table Fetch First From temp_table count = some_table.mycount But it sends error: ...
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How can I create individual directional point symbols in MapInfo?

I have a point tab file where one of the attributes is a 0-360 direction. I want to create an arrow symbol for each point with the arrow pointing in the direction listed for that point in the table. ...
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Mapinfo 12.5.1 (64 bit) failing to call *.xlsx workbooks

My company have upgraded to to Mapinfo 12.5.1 (64-bit) this week. It fails to open tables that call *.xlsx files. Those that call *.xls files have no problem. The error for *.xlsx files is as follows: ...
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Mapinfo : How to cut a raster with a vector layer?

With mapinfo 12, i would like cut my raster layer .tab with one of my vector layer. How to do this basic task with mapinfo? Is it possible with mapinfo to convert .tab raster table toward any ...
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Using FME to convert a MapInfo TAB to GML with style attributes

I have a FME transformer that converts MapInfo TAB files to GML. What I would like is for the pen colour, pattern and width information to be brought across to the GML somehow. It really doesn't ...
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2 shape files plots together in a GIS, but not in R

I tried plotting these two files and a set of points (dropbox folder) in QGIS and MapInfo. They align pretty good (not perfect though). But in R, only the data from www.naturalearthdata.com can plot ...
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Dialog Table Name Prompt Error In MapBasic_Mapbasic

I am trying to prompt the Table name from the opened tables and to use it in the rest of the program, but what i get is (Table (i) is not open) after clicking ok the Sub Procedure is below, please ...
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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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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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In MapBasic, how do you place a user selected string from a FileOpenDlg() statement into an EditText field for use by a sub procedure?

I have created a custom menu that displays a dialog box when clicked on. I have made the "Browse" button to call a FileOpenDlg() statement. I want the file that the user selects to populate in the ...
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Convert MapInfo .TAB to Latitude and Longitude Points

I have been given MapInfo data with .TAB, .MAP, .ID and .DAT files and I am wanting to convert this information into latitude and longitude points. The goal is to have a set of latitude and longitude ...
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How to color symbols by data in MapInfo?

In MapInfo 10.0, how can I quickly colorize point symbols according to a field in the data table, without creating a new map? My data is just longitude, latitude and time, and I'd like to colorize the ...
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How to create a circular sector in Mapinfo?

I want to build a tool that creates a cell sector from data like that below. The sector diagram should be like the second picture. The first picture shows a Mapinfo tab file with the required fields ...
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Which version of mapbasic to use for maximum interoperability with different mapinfo versions?

The oldest mapbasic download offered by pbinsight these days seems to be version 9.5. I wonder can all subsequent versions of mapinfo run compiled code written with this? If so, is an older (and ...
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Is it possible to create Thematic Maps using two columns in Mapinfo?

I have created Thematic map with one column in Mapinfo. Is it possible to create Thematic Map using two columns in Mapinfo? For Example: I have a column with name of place and a column with date. ...
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Positional changes bewteen MapInfo 7 and 10

I have just come across something bizarre and I can't explain it. I have programs for creating grid squares and for converting points to polygons based on an OS grid reference [GB BNG]. Recently we ...
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Labeling in MapInfo using expressions

How do I do this? Columns - Sitecode Acres 271730-001 .75 271730-002 .50 I'm trying to label objects by multiplying the Acres column by "2.5". As an ...
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Run the Sub procedure by selecting an object from the map

In Mapbasic made custom menu selected item to run sub procedure, what i want to make the Sub procedure to be ready to run by selecting an object from the map and run again by selecting another ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot save symbol style in Mapinfo

I've read the User Guide, I've tried Google searches with every term I can think of, but I cannot figure out how to make MapInfo 11.5 save a new symbol style without saving a copy of the table! I've ...
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ArcGIS equivalent of “Update Selection Set”

In MapInfo's MapBasic window I can perform a mass update of a field in a selection by entering UPDATE SELECTION SET TYPE = "APARTMENT". How do I do that in ArcGIS now that I have a selection?
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Selecting an item with the mouse in MapBasic

This may seem relatively simple, but I'm pretty confused. I have written a mapbasic tool that does things to the table 'Selection' depending on user choices in a popup menu, but currently you need to ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Dynamic scale bar, coordinates and grid for map frame in Mapinfo map layout

I believe dynamic scale bar and coordinates (grid) for map frame in map layout are BASIC things which Mapinfo (GIS software for thousands dollars) should allow me to do. To make it clear I am talking ...
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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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Coordinates of raster image from .TAB file

I have got a raster image (tif) from a mapping site and an associated .TAB file. I am trying to correctly map it into CAD/3d model - which I know is set up to the correct coordinates. The .TAB file ...
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Errors when converting MapInfo .tab to .dxf

I am trying to convert some MapInfo files to .dxf format using OGR2OGR using the following command: OGR2OGR -f "DXF" "input.dxf" "output.TAB" -overwrite -skiperrors When I run this I am getting a ...
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Geocoding Australian postcodes - MapInfo

How do I plot suburbs/location onto a map? I have a list of suburb postcode and their names in Excel. What is the process to plot them onto a Map? I'm in Australia. I use MapInfo Professional 10.1. ...
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Different in distance measurements in MapBasic/MapInfo

I am trying to make a custom ToolButton but I am having some problems getting correct measurements. I have drawn a line (using the normal line tool) and set its length to 1000m. (Double-clicking it ...