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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 ...
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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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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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Updating a column in MapInfo based on Symbology or colour

I am transferring a large dataset from MapInfo (V 12.0.2) to QGIS (V2.8.1) and I want to be able to create a column in the MapInfo attribute table that differentiates features with different ...
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How to erase outside in MapBasic?

i want to ask about erase outside in MapBasic. I have two table : sensus and voronoi And I want to erase the overlap areas. How can I do it? This is my syntax Select ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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Geotiffs not displaying colour correctly in MapInfo

I'm trying to open geotiffs I made in ArcGIS 10.2 in MapInfo 12.5. They open in MapInfo in the right location but displayed on a blue colour scale. These should be colourful RGB images. Trying to ...
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Free solution for an intranet geodatabase for point data, connectable to QGIS / MapInfo

I have a plenty of point measurements - thousands of points with date/time, gps, measured values etc. I would like to make it possible to put all my particular datasets (can decide whether shp or ...
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Transform coordinates in MapInfo with GSB data

Does anybody know if MapInfo (or MapBasic) is capable to do coordinate transformation using the NTv2 (National Transformation version 2) method? Currently Switzerland changes their national ...
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MapInfo, SQL data from multiple tab files which have the same columns

New to the GIS forum so apologies in advance for any potential etiquette failures... I'm working in MapInfo. I have multiple tables with the same structure. One of my columns is pipe diameter. I ...
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Adding nodes to a line by interval in MapInfo

I am a MapBasic beginner, and I just want a simple .mbx or tool that can add nodes to a line by interval (say every 50m). I don't really need it to have a start point or end point (or maybe it is ...
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Is it possible to label pie/bar charts in MapInfo Pro v10.0?

What I have in mind looks something like this... or like this... The idea is to get values/percentages shown next to the pie/bar chart. If it is not possible to do it in MapInfo, is there some ...
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Mapinfo Conversion Plugins

I have created a land classification using QGIS in Geotiff format and need to convert this to Mapinfo format. I tried to used the conversion tool file type (Northwood Classified Grid Format .grc ...
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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 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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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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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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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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What to do if PostGIS gives error that “geometry requires more points”?

I have a .TAB file. I convert it to ESRI(shp)-->sql and insert it into database. Using PostGIS when I want to convert the data into ESRI file, it shows an error: geometry requires more points ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there alternative to tools like MIPT and Discover in QGIS?

I am getting fond of QGIS but I am unable to find tools for frequency plannig and other stuff. Are there any alternative to MIPT and Discover of Mapinfo in QGIS? MIPT is used for frequency planning ...
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Mapinfo 11.5 - Legend Designer - problem with symbols

First of all I must say I love new legend designer. It is great to have finally better tool for positioning and even some changing the size of lines and region symbols, hooray. Big step for Mapinfo to ...
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How to organise species inventory data by survey plot? Mapinfo

I am undertaking a flora species inventory at each of approximately 40 plots. The location of each plot will be recorded with GPS and mapped in a GIS layer. I would like to include the full species ...
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Getting MapInfo instance from C# code

Please sorry for my bad english :( Here is the situation: I have a .Net DLL written on C#, witch contains windows form. MapInfo calls function from this DLL witch opens form. Is there any way to ...
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I would like to show points moving on a map by date

I would like to create a map where i can see points moving. I have table of points for example with a date column, A 01/01/2012 B 02/01/2012 C 03/01/2012 D 04/01/2012 E 05/01/2012 F 06/01/2012 I ...