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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 ...
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Explode/Decompose Polyline Network with MapInfo

I have a network of polylines which possibly include multi polylines as well. I wish to decompose these polylines into their fundemental line segments so I can produce the following table: Link_ID | ...
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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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Mysterious MapInfo query syntax errors

I'm struggling to get what seems like a perfectly normal query to execute in MapInfo v10. In SQLite Manager (an excellent firefox plugin), this works as expected: SELECT area_name, street_name, ...
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How to close all layers in Mapinfo?

I want to close all layers in Mapinfo except one and again add one layer. How to do so in Mapinfo using Mapbasic or without?
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Copying objects to existing records in MapInfo

This should be fairly simple but I think I'm missing something... I have two tables of similar structure with corresponding data in them (i.e. same number of rows, rows have the same IDs). The main ...
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Snap/Trace to layer in MapInfo without it being selectable?

Is it possible to snap/trace a layer in MapInfo without it being selectable? I am preparing workspaces for a survey and I don't want the surveyors being able to select the background mapping (they're ...
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MapInfo Calculating the number of Points that Fall within a Boundary

I have two layers in MapInfo (points and polygons). I need to select points which fall within polygons where the income > 1500 I tryed this one but not working: ...
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Is it possible to join points to a polygon in MapInfo Professional v10.0?

This is what I have... ... and I would like to assign the points to the polygons that they belong to. In ArcGIS this is accomplished fairly easy through using Spatial Join, but I have no clue how ...
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In Mapbasic, How to populate my table row data in a dialog box with RadioGroup and EditText

Good day! Im trying to pupulate my table row data in a dialog box with Radiogroup and editText control. I successfully get the column value list from popupMenu control after selecting the table and ...
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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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Convert MapInfo raster file (.tab) to use it in QGIS and/or ArcGIS

I am trying to convert raster files from MapInfo (.ecw, .jpg, .TAB) in order to use them with QGIS or ArcGIS. I have access to all 3 softwares. I have tried Data interoperability tools in ArcGIS but ...
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Equivalence of EPSG:3857 for MapInfo 9.5

I have a raster projected on EPSG:3857 with QGIS. I have image registration in Mapinfo but there is no projection for EPSG:3857. Do you know the projection that I need to use?
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Geographic constraints on tables in MapInfo

In MapInfo, how can I remove polygons from a table according to whether or not points from another table fall within their boundaries?
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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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Most useful program to create an accurate city map for printing?

I googled around and several sources said this would be a good place to ask about mapping so here goes. Thanks in advance for reading! I want to make my own city map (specifically Paris) as a gift to ...
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Compare two tables. Show values only in one table

I have two tables. Each table has a column with a reference number. Most of the records in these tables are the same but there are some which are in one table but not in the other. How can I compare ...
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Replace point with polygon

I have a table of point, with a bunch of data attached. I need to replace them with polygons. Drawing a polygon creates a new record. Deleting the point deletes the record. How can I replace the ...
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Source for countries/country codes for the entire world?

Is there any Google API which would return all the countries in the world with the country code?
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Find if a table is mappable/contains an Obj column

How do I check whether a table is mappable? I am trying to select all records from a table that contain objects, like this: Select * From TableName Where Obj Into TempTable If a table doesn't have ...
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How to run query in mapbasic?

I made a Query in Mapbasic like : Dim query As String query = "Select * from some_table" How to run query to form table? Is it possible to save selected value in variable without forming table?
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How to select nth row in mapbasic?

There are multiple rows in my .tab file in mapinfo. Is there any way to select nth row in mapbasic window of mapinfo?
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How to uncheck toggle button in mapbasic?

I want to check un check togglebutton but I don't know how to alter using mapbasic. Is there any command to alter it? I could not find it in MapInfo user guide. I have command: Alter Button But ...
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How do I add precise border with longitude and latitude for any country using mapinfo?

I have a plain image that I need to add international border with precise longitude and latitude but I have no experience with Mapinfo. How is it possible? Is there any way to import maps from Bing or ...
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MapBasic tool not compiling due to undefined variable

I am attempting to compile a quick MapBasic tool I have written, however it won't compile despite the variable being clearly defined It's probably something simple I am missing, can somebody point ...
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How to create a layered PDF document using MapInfo version 12.5

I am wanting to create an interactive PDF layer using a MapInfo workspace where by layers can be turned on and off in the pdf. I also have a large aerial image I would like included in the pdf . Any ...
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Thematics in Mapinfo - multiple intervals from same table?

I´ve got a table where I want to thematize intervals of values like between 0.1 - 1.0, 1.0 - 2.0 and etc., but I´m almost sure that´s not possible, whithout splitting up the table to multiple tables, ...
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How to create a stable user Interface in Mapbasic?

I am trying to have a user enter values via an interface and continue to run the program but the following line (Select...) fail to work most of the time as part of the program (although it works fine ...
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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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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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Equivalent functions in ArcMap compared to MapInfo: Objects > Combine

What is the equivalent of MapInfo's Objects > Combine in ArcMap? I have a polyline layer which is divided into 10m subsections, I want to combines these and find parts which are >50m combined. I have ...
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MapInfo MI_STYLE Column Definition

I have been looking for some documentation or post which tells me what the column definition for a MapInfo MI_STYLE column should be in Oracle. My guess is that it's VARCHAR2(128) or something like ...
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What is the difference between CartesianObjectLen and ObjectLen in MapInfo?

I'm a little unsure, which one is closer to calculating length using "Calculate Geometry" in ArcMap?
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How to set code for designer legend in mapbasic

last couple of days i am doing work on thematic maps using mapbasic. I am getting error while set the legend code. it giving me unrecognized command or code kind of error ... my code is Create ...
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How to write code for page setup in Mapbasic

I am very new to mapbasic scripting. i am creating thematic map using mapbaic code. For that i am searching code for Page setup to set my map as landscape with A4 size. But i didn't found any code for ...
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How to work with tables in MapBasic?

I try to get data from table use MapBasic: Dim nCol = "ColumnName" Fetch First From Untitled Do While Not EOT(Untitled) colValue = Selection.nCol Note colValue Fetch Next From Untitled Loop ...
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In MapBasic, how do I allow a user to choose a folder?

I have used the FileOpenDlg() function to allow the user to choose a file. I would like to do the same thing to allow them to choose a folder so I can save files to the folder without the user having ...
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In MapBasic, how do I register a table in XLS format that has a different range from one execution to another?

I need my application to be able to register an XLS table that does not have a set range. One time it may be A2:AL10000, the next it may be A2:AL2000, etc. I have not seen this anywhere in the ...
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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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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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Edit multiple tables with the same structure at the same time?

does anyone know how to edit multiple tables at the same time? I have multiple .tab files and I want to change the order of the fields. Is there any way to do this for all of them at once. They all ...
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Setting spatial reference for MapInfo tab-file

How can I change spatial reference for tab-file in MapInfo Professional?
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Select only records with region objects in MapBasic

I am writing a program that finds overlapping objects. I can't perform the AreaOverlap() function on objects that don't enclose an area (e.g. text, points) as the result would be meaningless. Is ...
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Get EditText value with event handler in MapBasic

I have a dialog in MapBasic that includes an EditText control, a PopupMenu control and a button. When the user presses the button a sub is called. In this sub I would like to get the values of the ...
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Mapinfo incorrect polyline (boundary) map to region conversion

How to solve issue regarding incorrect boundary to region conversion? I have boundary map plotted on cosmetic layer when I convert it to region it results in line with overlap to other region. The two ...
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Persistent settings in MapInfo programs

I have a couple of MapInfo programs that use external EXEs for some functionality (e.g. ogr2ogr for layer conversion and OV2 Tools for satnav data output). In my programs I would like to have a ...
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How to create a Button with custom Icons in Mapinfo 10?

I am using mapinfo 10 and I have created dll with Pelles C with 16*16 and 24*24 bmp images. I placed the dll file into folder containing .mbx file but I get error : Unableable to locate external ...
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MapInfo - programmatically find if layer is hidden

I am working on an integrated mapping project. I would like a button that toggles a layer. I could hold the layers status in a variable and then show/hide it as appropriate but this seems a little ...
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Remove non-alphanumeric characters from a string in Mapbasic

I have a user-entered string which I am using as a search term. I would like to display the results in a table named "SearchResults_"+SearchString. However the string could feasibly contain characters ...