A GIS software sold by Pitney Bowes Software.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
640 views

Create collection from selected objects

I have a table with a series of objects in it. Each record has a reference number but these numbers are NOT unique - e.g. there are two records with reference "01" and each of them has a different ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
675 views

Getting number of tables loaded with integrated mapping

I am integrating a MapInfo map into a form in an Access database. I am trying to find out the number of tables loaded but NumTables() and MapperInfo() are both getting "unrecognized command" errors. ...
1
vote
1answer
480 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
448 views

Creating DEM after converting mapinfo tab files to ARC GIS

How do I create DEM for contours after converting map-info tab files to ARC GIS and how do I convert toposheet tab file to ARC GIS.
2
votes
2answers
447 views

Mapinfo, (or other?) Interpolation of lat/long and finding minimum in a region

I have a series of lat/long coordinates, each with a corresponding Z value. Each coordinate is spaced roughly 40km apart (this is stored as a MapInfo table of points). What I'd like to do is to ...
0
votes
1answer
378 views

MapInfo “Error during Read: XML Library Load Error Required XML version unavailable”

I am using MapExtreme 7.0, I am running into the following error on an asp.net website (.net 3.5) running on a server with windows 2003 32bit. "Error during Read: XML Library Load Error Required XML ...
2
votes
0answers
597 views

GeoServer WFS Speed

I have set-up a machine running Windows Server 2008, and GeoServer 2.1.3. PostgreSQL 9.1/PostGIS 1.5.3 are running locally on that same machine, which is hosted at a location with a 250 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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?
10
votes
2answers
823 views

Metadata -auto build using python

We have a large (10,000 plus) repository of spatial data (shp/gdb/tab vectors and ecw/tif rasters and also las, xyz and DEM data) where some have metadata records in xml using anzlic metadata editor. ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Map Info tab file in Google Map

In my asp.net 3.5 application , I'm using Google Map API v3. I want to draw layers using MapInfo Tab File and showing them on GOOGLE MAP ( API V3). Anyone have any idea about this . Thanks
2
votes
1answer
554 views

TopologyException side location conflict reading MapInfo with Sharpmap

I'm using SharpMap 0.9 to read various MapInfo (.tab) files. I have used a number of files without any problem and been able to perform intersection queries on them like so: var interesectionResults ...
1
vote
1answer
776 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
919 views

Escaping spaces in paths for use in batch file

I am making a MapInfo program in MapBasic. I am calling OGR2OGR in order to convert some files. To do this I am generating a batch file and then running it. My code looks something like this: RunStr ...
2
votes
1answer
179 views

Can you use animated images as symbols in Mapinfo?

How is it possible to use image that blink or change (animate) as symbol in mapinfo? I tried to create custom symbol that blink in mapinfo but after I added it as symbol it didn't blink. Have I done ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
970 views

Selecting points not snapped

I have a point layer and a polyline layer. I want to select all points in the point layer that are not snapped to a vertex in the polyline layer. How can I accomplish this? I'm using MapInfo and ...
3
votes
1answer
404 views

MapInfo TAB - Integer fields and null values

Can MapInfo TAB integer fields hold null values? Is there a spec document on MapInfo TAB attributes available for download?
0
votes
1answer
606 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to crop a Raster by Region?

I have created a grid using the point density function in VM. I would like to crop this image to a region created from buffering a polyline feature set. Is this possible? Alternatively I have used the ...
1
vote
2answers
516 views

Using java with mapinfo for integrated mapping?

Can we use integrated mapping with java? Are there any examples?
3
votes
1answer
795 views

How can I change object image in MapInfo using MapBasic?

I need to change the image of the objects which are in the Selection Table using MapBasic functions. When I say "Image" I mean point object icon on the map.
3
votes
2answers
559 views

Mouse unclick event in mapbasic?

How can I respond to mouse unclick in mapinfo using mapbasic? Is there any event triggered when the mouse in unclicked? For example at the end of drawing a line when the mouse button is released.
1
vote
1answer
988 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to create a circular sector in Mapinfo?

I want to build a tool that creates a cell sector from data like that below. The sector diagram should be like the second picture. The first picture shows a Mapinfo tab file with the required fields ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
705 views

update spatial data from excel to ms-sql server 2008

I have 1000's of data with 50's of column. It is point data. The data is in MS-SQL server.Now each day I need to load 100's of data similar in structure. How can I achieve it ? I tried to append ...
1
vote
1answer
194 views

Which version of mapbasic to use for maximum interoperability with different mapinfo versions?

The oldest mapbasic download offered by pbinsight these days seems to be version 9.5. I wonder can all subsequent versions of mapinfo run compiled code written with this? If so, is an older (and ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How to use ECW images with MapInfo?

I'm wondering if there is a way to use ECW images in MapInfo without having to 'register' the image as I bring it in? I mean, ECW images are already rectified (well the ones I use for GIS are anyway) ...
0
votes
1answer
279 views

Closing Visual Basic Dialog From Mapbasic?

How to close visual basic application from mapinfo using mapbasic? The visual basic application was ran using - Run Program
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Dialog statement

I am trying to write a code which has dialog including such as toggle button, edittext, pushbutton, popupmenu, etc. I have no problem with all, but when the dialog screen which is named "Find Name" ...
1
vote
1answer
216 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Drawing a circle of a given area in MapInfo

I would like to draw a circle in MapInfo exactly 0.9Ha in area. I've done it by working out the corresponding radius should be, drawing a circle of arbitrary size, double clicking on it and then ...
0
votes
1answer
425 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
862 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
210 views

How to add close action to buttonpad and dialog?

I am making mapinfo addon and I am having problem with close action of buttonpads. How to add close action to dialog and buttonpad so that we can execute certain action on close of buttonpad or ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Check if an object is empty in mapbasic

I have mapbasic code that manipulates the obj-column in a point-table. Some rows doesn't have any geometry so the obj-column is empty. My question is how to check if there is no object? All the ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Developing Web Application For Map [duplicate]

I have huge data of maps usually most of the table are co-ordinates and the other are raster maps stored in SQL server 2008 and PostGres Server. I am using desktop application to analyse the data. ...
-1
votes
1answer
117 views

How to locate 'symbols' by means of grid cells in MapInfo?

I am new to Mapinfo and GIS in general, but I have a new job in a company that works with maps and GPS and now I am being trained. My question, and I have looked a lot and I couldn't find anything, ...
0
votes
2answers
210 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
476 views

50cm imagery - aerial or satellite?

The area of interest is 1450 km2. My options are: 50cm newly collected aerial natural color imagery for $28,300 OR 50cm recent archival satellite imagery (includes near IR band) for $20,600 The ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

QGIS and MapInfo Projections - EPSG 27700 (British National Grid)

I have some data in a PostGIS table with the projection EPSG 27700. If I export this data from QGIS (v1.8) to MapInfo TAB / MIF when I open the data in MapInfo it has a shift on it. Does anyone know ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Mapinfo 10 with new look does not show toggle state of button

Is this only a problem to me or a problem to other's too. I have mapbasic application that runs good on mapinfo 11 and mapinfo 10 with old look but this toggle button does not work with mapinfo 10 ...
1
vote
2answers
7k views

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 ...