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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to use custom symbols in mapinfo?

Is it possible to create custom symbols in mapinfo and use it in thematic shading?How? Mapinfo - 10.5
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What is the sequence of select query execution in Mapinfo?

I have confusion with the following query: Query 1: Select * from TABLE where vendor = "vendor1" OR "vendor2" OR "vendor3" ...
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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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Finding text object variable names in MapInfo/MapBasic

In MapBasic you can create a text object in a layout window by using the "Create text" statement. You can also use the same statement to update this object. I am working on a tool that creates ...
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Import .cdr file into gis/cad format

I have a corel draw (.cdr) file that I would like to import into a GIS. It is a vector format which I thing has no geographic information associated. I would like to be able to get it into MapInfo ...
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MapInfo incorrectly counting lines intersecting a buffer

I made a buffer for all objects on start and end nodes of polylines then disaggregated them. I then used update table to derive the number of lines intersecting: However this appears to be ...
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MapXtreme Java Edition

I'm learning GIS in Java with MapXtreme Java Edition but I can't find MapXtreme Java Edition file setup for Window (trial). Can you share link download or software for me?
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MapInfo 12 problems with PostGIS database

I am simply trying to connect MapInfo 12 to my existing PostGIS database but after hours of trying various options I have hit a brick wall and need help. So far I have: 1) Downloaded and installed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating Layouts for selected windows in MapInfo

This is probably a very basic question, so I apologise in advance. I have a workspace from which I need to create a lot of different layouts, which need to be kept. Each time I create a layout which ...
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MapInfo / MapXtreme is it possible to get the Features from a Table

I'm trying to get the Features from a table with MapXtreme 7.0.0. I use winforms with the MapControl from MapInfo. Is it possible to get all the Features from a table? Something like: ...
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Mapinfo problem importing mid/mif

I am trying to import a mid/mif into MapInfo. I follow the usual routine of Table --> Import and select the correct mid/mif. I get the following error: (f:\FILENAME.mif:8) Found [(] while searching ...
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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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In MapBasic, how do I display a dialog box as the result of a menu item being clicked on?

I have created a menu item in MapBasic. I need to call a procedure to open a dialog box as the result of one of the menu items being selected. I believe I am having trouble declaring the sub ...
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Deleting duplicates from multiple tables

Using the delete duplicates tool is there a way in Mapbasic to have it run through a large number of tables, or do you have to manually select each table and run the tool? Cheers, Jon
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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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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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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 ...