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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 ...
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Polyline “breakage” calculation in MapInfo?

I am a novice MapInfo user, with a basic to moderate knowledge of queries and SQL. My work entails doing risk assessments for shipping traffic based on AIS-tracks (radio-based vessel information ...
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Different colours for touching lines on MapInfo?

I am creating maps for surveyors showing different sections of roads. The start and end points need to be clearly visible so I am using a Region IndValue thematic map. However, sometimes when an ...
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How to convert a polygon into a set of points within its border using Mapinfo? (or other tool)

I need to convert a polygon into a set of points in Mapinfo with a specific inter distance, i cant insert them manually as i need to have a large number of points (up to 10,000) at each run. Thanks
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Using a field to define label font size in MapInfo?

I have a tab file of ordnance survey MasterMap data, this was obtained from a client so I have no way of re-downloading it. Usually when I have these files the text is automatically displayed ...
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How to buffer a point by cardinal distances to create a polygon?

I am trying to buffer a point by distances in a table to create a polygon or line for example For a point with known x,y buffer based on the following radius: North= 20m East= 21.5m South= 14m West= ...
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Can Quantum GIS replace Proprietary GIS? [closed]

I’m an MSc GIS student in the final year of my studies. I’m researching for my dissertation project which is entitled ‘Can Quantum GIS replace Proprietary GIS in large organisations?’ I’m primarily ...
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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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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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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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Using android phone to plot GPS points?

I was wondering if I could use my android phone (HTC Wildfire) to plot gps points and export these into GIS software (I have QGIS and MapInfo). Thanks, Alan
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Opening Old MapInfo Workspaces

I have many "old" (10+ year) MapInfo workspaces that I want to reopen but cannot locate some of the tables. MapInfo will not open the workspaces without these tables and the data/objects I want only ...
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MapInfo - WFS service with multiple SRS codes?

I've posted to the mapinfo forum (https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/mapinfo-l/HfA2zna9Rao) but hoping for better response here. Will someone share an example configuration or ...
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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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Error executing CQL on layer other then demo layers

I have some sort of wierd problem as I was playing with CQL. CQL works well with given layer but when i try with layer loaded from mapinfo or some views then it does not work. As in the picture when I ...