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Map Basic. Where-clause in Select Statement

what is wrong with this statement? I recon the where-clause is the problem. Select * from "BEDIRECT_POT_" + vo_num, PLZ5_2012_bereinigt where "BEDIRECT_POT_" + vo_num.PLZ like ...
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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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How to handle Arabic letters in QGIS and Mapinfo?

I have a problem with Quantum GIS and Mapinfo, in both Windows XP and Windows 7. I need to use French and Arabic. One field is called Name_fr, and the other Name_AR. The Arabic is fine until the ...
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MapInfo 11.5 - Zoom in Legends

Good afternoon ! With MapInfo v 11.5, we can use the zoom feature in a thematic map legend, so that it plays along with the map zoom (Release Notes: "The zoom feature uses a paper-based scale, so ...
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Mapinfo appending TAB file error - multiple points appearing in the same location

I have two TAB files with identical table structures and when appending one to the other all appended points get placed in one location, however when I append them the other way round it works fine. ...
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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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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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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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Metadata -auto build using python

We have a large (10,000 plus) repository of spatial data (shp/gdb/tab vectors and ecw/tif rasters and also las, xyz and DEM data) where some have metadata records in xml using anzlic metadata editor. ...
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OGR, writing TAB files, and BOUNDS

According to this: http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_mitab.html the TAB file writer sets default bounds, with the caveat that 'we should fix this'. Bounds causes issues with respect to coordinate ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Joining lines in MapInfo that won't be split by disaggregate?

I have just run a disaggregation a .tab containing just lines and found I have a few with duplicate IDs. However when I zoom in these lines appear to be connected. Is there any way to join these ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Convert geojson labels MBR to MapInfo text object

Im using Dymo (https://github.com/migurski/Dymo/) to generate automatic point labels placement. The output of Dymo is a geojson containing MBRs of the positioned labels with the names of the labels in ...
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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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Using java with mapinfo for integrated mapping?

Can we use integrated mapping with java? Are there any examples?
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MapInfo equivalent of SQL 'AS' statement

I'm trying to execute a SQL query in MapInfo, and want to change some of the column names to something more readable. The SQL command 'AS' doesn't seem to work - is there a MapInfo equivalent?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Make a Thematic Map with ORACLE using MapXtreme?

I want to make a thematic map with Oracle source longitude and latitude values. I have made thematic maps with tab file source. Part of the code looks like this: ...
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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 ...