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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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Accessibility to developer of “Alter” and similar constructs in MapInfo MapBasic

Parts of the MapInfo MapBasic API are accessed as follows: Alter ButtonPad "Main" Add ToolButton ID 101 Icon 8 Calling OnToolClicked HelpMsg ...
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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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Changing object/point to custom symbol based on a specific name in MapInfo, using MapBasic

First, I must clarify I am green when it comes to programming and Basic. I only started trying to use MapBasic and have reviewed a few sites and their reference guide to get an idea of what I can do ...
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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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Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo

I have a .TAB file of polyline objects in British Grid Coordinate. I need to extract the end points/nodes of each polyline and find their latitude/longitude (WGS84). Would really appreciate some ...
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Fixing Mapinfo export to Google Earth projection which is slightly off?

I have around 20 layers of data (points and polylines) in Mapinfo TAB files which I need to export to KML files, however the projection is slightly out. I have tried various different projection ...
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How to convert Mapinfo “.Map” file (without .TAB) into SHP?

I've got several MapInfo files but i don't have the .TAB. I only have: M044.DAT M044.ID M044.IND M044.MAP I need to convert these files to SHP. I tried to read those files with MapInfo ...
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What are some GIS outlets for my open source MapBasic utility module and library?

I'm actively developing a MapBasic module that provides additional MBX programming functionality by wrapping .NET 4.0 and Win32 API calls in easy to use MapBasic functions and subs. MB_Utils acts as ...
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MapInfo 10.0 - saving a MapInfo browser to as a table

I geocoded a table in MapInfo 10.0. In the browser window, the lat and long are viewable, however the columns are not saved to the original table. The "Save Table" option is not available. Are ...
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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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MapInfo “shape” file vs. naturalearthdata.com shape file

When i load this map shape file (exported from MapInfo as a shape file) shp.WashingtonLand<-readOGR("C:\\...\\Maps","WLmap2_polyline") R replies: OGR data source with driver: ESRI Shapefile ...
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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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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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plotting a map of north greenland in R

My knowledge in GIS and R is again tested when I want to map a small part of northern Greenland (called Washington Land) in R (and plot analysis data on top later). I've managed to plot it with ...
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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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MapInfo Populating Dates in Table

I am opening an Excel spreadsheet in MapInfo. One column of the Excel spreadsheet holds a date per row. Some of the rows dont have an assigned date this is fine. When opening the table in MapInfo, ...
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Is there a Time Slider feature in MapInfo?

Is there an Time Slider Feature in MapInfo? The only conclusion I have found in my research is that you have to buy the MapInfo Profiler arm?
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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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QGIS 2.2.0 Creating all extension of MapInfo from a ArcMap ShapeFile

I have a road centerline shapefile that I would like to create all files associated with a MapInfo file (.tab, .id, .map, .dat). I've looked through the plugins and don't see a tool that helps with ...
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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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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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Generating points from chainage and offset

I have a polyline layer and an external csv containing road sign data. The csv has unique ID of the polyline, chainage along each unique segment and an offset. I have access to ArcGIS, MapInfo and ...
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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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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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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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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 geometry 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MapInfo 12 Legend settings

Does anyone know how (if) I can set the defaults within Legend Designer? I want my rectangles for each layer to default to a 20x20 square, not a rectangle. At the moment I have to change it manually ...
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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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Easy way to get .gpx into mapInfo 12?

Is there an easy way to get .gpx files pulled from my Garmin GPS60 with MapSource into MapInfo 12? I know I can grab the data as .txt and fiddle with it in Excel first, just wondering if there is ...
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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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Losing MIF/MID alignment opening MIF/MID in software other than MapInfo? [closed]

After creating a rather large map in MapInfo using US Census Tiger data and exporting it to the MIF/MID format, it appears the files are no longer properly aligned. When I try to open the MIF/MID in ...
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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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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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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 ...