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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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>' ...
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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 ...
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Shapefile data not displaying on MapInfo workspace?

I have a number of shapefiles created from ARCMap and would like it displayed in MapInfo (version 10.5) but the polygon is not displayed on the work space. I can view my attributes table by browse ...
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“mapinfo qgis style converter” : error message

I would like convert a big point layer from .Tab toward .QML thanks to the plugin called "mapinfo qgis style converter" . The symbology of my layer is quite complexe (variables of coulours, shape, ...
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Catalog table list into web browser

I'm looking to do some cataloging of both workspaces and table metadata - I want to cycle through a workspace and pick up the table names and associate those with the wrokspace name (I can then track ...
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MapInfo Update Column

I have two files in MapInfo Professional: A mapped 'Network' file A non-mapped 'data' file. They have similar data in terms of their 'link ID' I have created a number of columns in the 'network' ...
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GRID in MapInfo

I just want to ask for assistance how to create Grid thematic map in map info. I have 5 different points.with different color code. kindly please give the step by step. and im using Map Info.12. ...
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Assigning widths to string fields using writeOGR() from rgdal?

I am currently working with MapInfo files in the .tab format. I am using R (3.1.0 for Windows) to read and write files in this format, however, I am encountering an issue with writeOGR() from the ...
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Anysite - Export Spreadsheet of Multiple Demographic Points

I have a point file of every single intersection in my city. I'd like to be able to run demographics on EVERY SINGLE POINT and have the demographic data for intersection go into a single master ...
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primary key in sql server uneditable in mapinfo attribute?

I trying create table relationship in sqlserver 2008 R2. Tables will have spatial table and non-spatial (tabular) . I having trouble while selecting varchar field as primary key, this field cannon be ...
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Changing object/point to custom symbol based on a specific name in MapInfo, using MapBasic

First, I must clarify I am green when it comes to programming and Basic. I only started trying to use MapBasic and have reviewed a few sites and their reference guide to get an idea of what I can do ...
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How to convert Mapinfo “.Map” file (without .TAB) into SHP?

I've got several MapInfo files but i don't have the .TAB. I only have: M044.DAT M044.ID M044.IND M044.MAP I need to convert these files to SHP. I tried to read those files with MapInfo ...
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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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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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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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Handler tool in MapBasic

Have any handler or procedure, that call automatic when the click or unclick menu item or button? Similiar SelChangedHandler.
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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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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 ...