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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 ...
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Mapping Multiple Variables - MapInfo Professional

I am a fairly new user of MapInfo and was trying to determine if there is a simple way to do the following: I have these first two parts down: Plot a list of retail stores within a given ...
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How to add longitude / latitude to a world map in Mapinfo professional?

I am a novice in Mapinfo Professional. I have imported a shape file of the world map into MapInfo. It's projected as Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection (ETRS89). Is it possible to show the ...
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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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Find spatially identical records in Mapinfo

Is there a tool/mbx similar to the Arc INFO "Find Identical" to find records which have exactly the same shape?
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What is geometry datatype?

What are the basic that one should know about geometry datatype? How is it computed ? Why do we need geometry data type? Edit: I wanted to know why there is a different datatype called geometry. Is ...
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How to update a Mapinfo layer at certain time intervalls?

I have point which represents stress signal. The signal changes at certain time. How do I implement this in mapinfo ? I did this using time() function and increment it to certain seconds but whole ...
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Learning how to use Mapinfo Professional ?

I am wondering if there is a good website where can I learn how to use Map Info Professional ? I am an advanced ArcGIS user and am a beginner MapInfo. Thanks. What I mean "Good website" I mean they ...
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Is toggle button's state stored in some property in Mapinfo?

Well can we retrieve On or OFF state of toggle button. Do we have any property of toggle button that can be read from toggle button that is ON or OFF?
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Adding text as ICON in mapinfo in mapinfo buttons

It's a question with yes or no answer and if yes How? Is it possible to add text label as icon in mapinfo buttons. Instead of : Create buttonpad "sitestatusbutton" As ToggleButton ID 1011 ...
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How to draw points in MapBasic? [closed]

how can we draw a point object in mapinfo using mapbasic, my objective is to generate an array and then map it. Thanks
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How to handle line data in Mapinfo?

I have laoded my lines data in MS-SQL in one table. I have points data in DBMS as well in separate table . When I open both table the map window would show lines and points as I want but now when I ...
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How to connect points to line in Mapinfo?

I am using Mapinfo and Mapbasic. I have all the points stored in a DBMS. I have four columns with four points longitude and latitude. Is there any way to connect the points? I am using Mapinfo ...
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Empty mapper window when I open a OSGB36 shapefile in MapInfo Professional. How can I see the data?

I have a set of shapefiles which I'm trying to open in MapInfo Professional 7.8. Each of the shapefiles has a .prj file which looks like this: PROJCS["British_National_Grid",GEOGCS["GCS_OSGB_1936" ...
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accessing mapinfo data without using mapinfo api

I need to be able to access various mapinfo layers but without using the mapinfo api. I have found that I can convert the mapinfo layers to an access database to get the attribution and I can use ...
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How to make MapInfo able to edit geographic data from PostGIS?

I'm using MapInfo 10.5 to read geographic data from PostGIS 1.5.2. After a pg_dump/pg_restore to another PostGIS-database on another server I'm trying the same via a VPN-tunnel. When I open a table I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How does Arbitrary Coordinate System in QGIS work?

I have got the drill hole data, which needs to be geo-referenced based on non-earth coordinates system (with no datum, ellipsoid information defining through Custom CRS). Could any one explained me ...
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How to convert MapXtreme workspace to GeoServer? [closed]

I need to convert a MapXtreme workspace into one for GeoServer. Suggestions for tools/process would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Check Text Mode when Typing text MapInfo

I'm writing a code MapBasic How do I know text mode when I add text to Map. Can help me!, check cursor texting mode
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Batch/Bulk Insert ADO.Net collection in MapXtreme Table

I am working on MapXtreme 7.1 and using MICommand to insert data in a table. I have more then 10,000 records and i am inserting these using a loop. That is Geometry = new ...
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Geocoding or adding region to imported Access table in MapInfo

I have imported an Access database of 500+ sites into MapInfo. I've managed to geocode all but 80 of them against other tables that have the sites as regions with the same ID number, and replaced the ...
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MapInfo: How to get the population contained within 2 geographical tables

I using 3 different tables which are also geographical objects: population data; points on the map representing inhabitants (1 or more) region data; the map is divided in regions coverage data; it ...
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How can I create 1 seamless tab file for master map?

This is my first post on here so please excuse if it's in the wrong place. I've processed some mastermap files which display absolutely fine. However, during the processing it would not let me create ...
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MapInfo/PlanWeb and Oracle to ArcGIS/GeoCortex Essentials and Oracle [closed]

As an organisation we currently use MapInfo desktop GIS (120 users) and PlanWeb intranet GIS (about 1000 users), both products of Pitney Bowes. We have about 15 core desktop GIS users who edit spatial ...
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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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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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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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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 highlight routes using a plugin like ATLAS/EASY PRINT

First I'm new to GIS and this forum. Secondly sorry my bad English. I use Atlas to auto generate my maps. Eevery "route" has a coverage. At times the "routes" are too close, so the lines cross and ...
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Making donut without updating id in MapInfo

I wont to make a donut out of an polygon in MapInfo. I store my data in Sql Server 2008 R2 and access it as a linked table. In SQL Server the Id-column is an Identity column that is used to as a ...
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Reload image in MapInfo

I have a mbx that creates a layout. The layout consist of a number of .wmf pictures and ofcource a map. During the execution I create .Tab files that reference to the pictures looking like: ...
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Runtime Error 424 when embedding MapInfo map in Access form

I'm kind of new to VB and DAO so please bear with me on this! I'm not sure if this belongs in gis.se or stackoverflow. I am trying to embed a simple MapInfo map in an Access form based on the code ...
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How to hide coordinates points in mapinfo?

I have created labels ,legends scale and North-direction pointer but I now need to conditionally hide or show the points using button in mapbasic program but I don't know the syntax. Where can I ...
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How to infinitely extend MapInfo grid layer?

We use a semitransparent grid layer (.mig file) to show 'hotspot' intensity in MapBasic (MapInfo. Because the grid is just a rectangle, this looks ugly. See for instance: . Now MapInfo allows grid ...
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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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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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How to find polygons with area size between 300 and 500?

I have bunch of polyygons, all with different area-size. I want to find polygons with areasize between 300-500. Normally I would pick out everyone above 300 (query1) and then commit a new query on ...
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Can I save MapInfo thematic*.thm files to a database?

I have an MS-SQl database. Is it possible to save mapinfo *.thm files to a database as I would save mapinfo *.tab files?
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How to manipulate select query in mapinfo so that it does not high light the selected data?

I have select query in a button but I don't want user to see the way I am changing the map coordinate while selecting specific points and adding a layer. How is it possible to do that in a button ? ...
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How to plot geographical coordinates in mapinfo?

I want to get started with mapinfo and plot some coordinates i.e latitude and longitute . How is it possibe?
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Will MapInfo only read PostGIS data that has been loaded via EasyLoader?

NMZ says in this thread that MapInfo will only read data in PostGIS that has been loaded by MapInfo's EasyLoader. I wasn't sure if this was still the case so I've loaded data into postgis via ogr2ogr ...