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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: table....
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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 edited/...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 it possible to find if a value is present in Array without looping in mapbasic?

How to find a value is present in array without looping ? e.g. For i=1 TO ubount(Array) Find if value is present Next or some more direct statement like Array.contains(somevalue) like in java
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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 10....
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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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Linking Mapinfo polygon to MS Access DBMS records?

Does anyone know of simple way or bit of code to link a MS ACCESS DBMS point to an associated polygon, so that spatial attributes of the polygon can be recorded into the DBMS fields. I am a user not ...
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how to link on mapinfo

I have been using mapinfo for some time now but I have not been able to complete the following task and I would very much welcome some help if anyone can offer it to me: I have data which I need to ...
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Sum habitat type within region using MapInfo?

I have two layers; one shows admin regions and the other shows habitats within those regions with columns for specific attributes and the corresponding area in hectares. I need to work out the total ...
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Text imported into SQL Server using ogr2ogr had extra characters at the beginning

I've managed to import some MapInfo data sets into SQL Server using ogr2ogr But when I run a query in SQL Management Studio (SSMS), the various text fields look to be "blank" However if I use the ...
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Grid thematic map in Mapinfo

I have a tab file with the contour lines for an area, and also a tab file with the land polygon. Now, I'm following a tutorial written by a colleague a couple years ago, where a thematic map is ...
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Migrate from MapInfo to ArcGIS [closed]

We want to migrate from MapInfo to ArcGIS, in the backend of ArcGIS will be used SAP HANA as db. Would be the workflow to migrate the different MapInfo tabs by using ArcGIS data interoperability tool ...
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Custom labels - aligned to rectangular objects, in a specific position and with multiple attributes using Mapinfo?

Can the following be done in Mapinfo? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis ...
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ogr2ogr - mapinfo to geojson. Merging shapes with certain values

I'm just starting out with this so apologies if I explain things poorly. I have some mapinfo files (TAB, IND, MAP etc) and I am trying to convert to Geojson. I can do this using ogr2ogr ogr2ogr -...
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Unable to import .gml MasterMap files

I'm new to MapInfo and am struggling to import .gml OS mastermap files. The .gml is created by converting the .gz data that OS provide to .gml using the following batch file: FOR /R "D:\path\to\...
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MapBasic How to avoid divide by zero?

In select statement how to avoid divide by zero in mapBasic select (col1/col2) "result" .... how to avoid 0/0. If col2 is 0 it returns null. How to use ISNULL or something in mapbasic?
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Mapinfo 12.5 halo font in layout window

I wonder if it is possible to add halo font in layout window in Mapinfo 12.5. I was trying to do this but this option is disable. Is any way to do this in Mapinfo or how to do this?
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regroup the close points [closed]

I have a list of 10 000 points, and I wish consolidate 15 points each in a block in the vicinity. I use arcgis, or mapinfo qgis, I just need the method.
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How do I perform a Union (as per ArcGIS and QGIS) in MapInfo

I am running MapInfo 15.0 and need to perform a Union of two polygon layers (i.e. combine the two and preserve all boundaries and associated attributes). I know there is some ambiguity over the term ...
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ogr2ogr *.tab to postgres: Failng on date format

I'm importing some MapInfo tab files into a PostgreSQL database running the following command in FWTools Shell: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname='<the_database>' host='<the_host>' port='...
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Split polyline where it intersects with other lines in MapInfo

I have a polyline (bus route) which I want to split where it intersects with other lines (not polylines) I have created. I'm happy to initially do it manually to see how it works, although I would ...
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File Conversion using ogr2ogr gui

I have used 'ogr2ogr' for ESRI shape files conversion to Mapinfo tab files, but issue is that as soon as I open those converted .tab files over Mapinfo, the software stop working with a message ...
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How to import vietnamese characters with MapInfo Pro?

How can I import shape files, Charset "UTF-8" with vietnamese characters (f.e. "Đường nhựa") correctly? With UTF-8 I get somethin like "___ng nh_a"! Should I use another charset or is it just not ...
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Does QGIS have a dynamic spatial join select tool, equivalent to MapInfo Boundary Select?

I´m a MapInfo user, I´ve gone over to QGIS and it´s got a lot going for it, except for some simple features from MapInfo I just can´t do without. One such is MapInfo Boundary Select, which is a basic ...