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Import GeoTIFF into MapInfo - why “control points”, and how to batch-create TAB files?

I have 20 GeoTIFFs (produced by gdal-merge of JPG/JGW-filepair hi-res aerial photographs) in total for this job; several hundred, overall for current and pending projects. These files open without ...
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Changing editing capabilities on MapInfo *.tab file using QGIS?

When I load a .Tab file into QGIS I am unable to make changes to it. The information on the MetaData Tab reads the following: "Editing Capabilities of this layer: Add Attributes, Fast Access to ...
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Which is the simple spatial database for GIS which can is easy to learn? [on hold]

I am looking for GIS DB, to work with 800 millions of GIS data. I want to make my work more simple easy by doing it in spatial DB. I want to work with Geography and not on Geometry. Please suggest ...
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Dynamically adding controls onto MapBasic dialog?

I have seen a lot examples with dialog creation, like: Dialog Title "Title" Width 198 Height 52 Control Button Title "Обзор" Width 50 Height 15 Position 133, 6 ...
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Creating migration flow map using MapInfo?

my first post on this forum :) Being a beginner in Mapinfo, I didn't find any tutorial on creating a thematic map of migration flows, something like; or I tried Arrow40 extension but couldn't ...
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MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo?
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Tool to convert mapinfo wor to qgis project file with symbology?

Is there a tool to convert mapinfo wor to qgis project file with symbology? It should be possible to create one as both wor/qgs are text based.
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How to split kml file or extract Placemarks?

I have a file of state 2001 assembly districts outlines, from http://goo.gl/dJPyx in Mapinfo MIF format. I've created a kml file from that using ogr2ogr. These are the outlines of each assembly ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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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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Mapinfo 15.2.2 not displaying all polygons from a MSSQL Spatial DB table

I am trying to open a fairly large table stored on our MSSQL Spatial DB - the table has around 22,000 polygons. The table opens perfectly on Mapinfo 12.5 (both 64bit and non-64bit), but for some ...
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Coordinates of raster image from .TAB file

I have got a raster image (tif) from a mapping site and an associated .TAB file. I am trying to correctly map it into CAD/3d model - which I know is set up to the correct coordinates. The .TAB file ...
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How to access to the underlying grid table behind Mapinfo's Grid Thematic map?

I created a grid thematic map using "Mapinfo - Map - Create Thematic Map" function. Now I want to know the distribution of the data from the grids. But the "Browse Table" option is not functioning ...
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Distance between centroid and farthest point of polygon

I have a village polygon layer which has more than 6,00,000 records. I have calculated centroid of each village. I want to find the distance between centroid and the farthest node of each polygon. ...
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How can i add style to Mapinfo table?

I used Mapbasic to create tables. I create only table's structure without any objects inside. How i want make styles for tables. I tried something like: Dim b1 As Brush, p1 As Pen b1 = Makebrush (1, ...
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How to code for Thematic map in Mapbasic?

I would like to write code for creating a thematic map. The GUI command in Mapbasic window shows many lines in order to set up the different colours which will be used on the different polygons (i....
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Plotting on MAPinfo given edge geometry in a row

I have a file of road geometry of the Washington State downloaded from GIS cup 2012. Each row in the file is of the type, 5,service,15.9316766209136,47.2981713,-122.2481928,47.2981800,-122.2482596,47....
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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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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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Mapinfo Runtime error when called from PowerBuilder

When I am trying to call MapInfo from my PowerBuilder application, with map info pro(full) version "Open table" command is working fine but with mapinfo runtime(proviewer) "Open table" is crashing ...
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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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Subtracting two layers in MapInfo?

I have two tables, one is a cartographic map and the other is the map of all lakes. Some of the lakes are in-land and so they are not excluded from the cartographic map. I want to calculate the area ...
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Ordering data through SQL Select query in MapInfo

I have a All India Village tab file(6Lac records) and an excel which has information on most of those villages(4Lac records). I want to select 100 villages from a particular state whose area is the ...
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Recommendations for creating contour map from depth points

I am trying to put together a safe routes map for a local lake. I have an old paper map that has a grid of various depths as points. I would like to draw contour lines through these points and create ...
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How to write all attributes when multiple source files have the same name?

I am using FME to write all the MapInfo TAB files in a directory and it's subdirectories to a File Geodatabase. I'm using dynamic readers and dynamic writers as I don't know the geometry or schema of ...
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Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo

I have a .TAB file of polyline objects in British Grid Coordinate. I need to extract the end points/nodes of each polyline and find their latitude/longitude (WGS84).
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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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How to Close all Layers but keep Tables on MapInfo using MapBasic

I'd like to know how to close all the layers on MapInfo but keep the tables open using MapBasic code. The idea is to be able to keep the tables open so that I can create multiple different maps using ...
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Reverve polyline direction in mapinfo 15

How can I reverse the line direction in MI 15? I have tools for older versions but can't find the same for the current version - http://www.mapinfotools.com/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=...
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Spatial Statistics in mapinfo 15 64 bit

How can I get spatial statistics on my vector (tab) data in MI 15 64-bit. I just need to see total line lengths, areas etc as appropriate. From the MI help I tried the following To see the ...
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Bounding Co-ordinates of Polygons

I have created 250 square meter grids using the Grid Maker tool. I have given each grid a unique name. I want to find and store bounding co-ordinates (Latitude and Longitude) of each polygon in the ...
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Find all polygons overlapping polygons from other layer

I have two polygon layers. One is All_India_Locality layer which has attributes:{Locality_ID,Locality_Name} and the other is All_India_Pincode layer which has attributes:{Pincode,City} I want 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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Converting a single GPS point in xy coordinate to latitude and longitude

I picked a GPS point for a Helipad using the AGD 66 Zone 55 Datum, however have been asked by the chopper pilot to give him coordinates in the Latitude and Longitude format so he can land the chopper ...
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Cannot save symbol style in Mapinfo

I've read the User Guide, I've tried Google searches with every term I can think of, but I cannot figure out how to make MapInfo 11.5 save a new symbol style without saving a copy of the table! I've ...
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MapInfo Pro 12.5 Pan Control not going upward when measuring a distance

MapInfo Pro 12.5 (32 bit) In one workspace I am measuring a distance - I can pan left right and down, but not upwards. The pan works in another workspace in all directions. Why does it not work in ...
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Assigning/joining tabulated data to features in MapInfo?

I am not a MapInfo user, but I have been asked whether that software can assign/join tabulated data to GIS features like buildings, roads and watercourses?
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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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Plotting Geotagged Photos in MapInfo?

I am not a MapInfo user, but I have been asked whether that software can plot geotagged photos and link the images to the points (eg, click on a point and the photo pops up)?
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Converting Mapinfo “.Map” file into ArcGIS format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP? I currently do not have MapInfo but I do have a lot of ".Map" files that I need to convert for use in ArcGIS. Actually each ...
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Mapinfo wor file not working when file paths are updated using python

We did a data move and so I scripted the updating of the wor, so the old file path is changed to the new file path. It looks like it works perfectly but when I open the wor file it doesn't. When I ...
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Does Y mean latitude and X mean longitude in every GIS software?

Now it's been 3 days I am using Mapinfo and it has Y as latitude and X as longitude. Is that the same case for all mapping software? As for any country their respective value is multiple of 1 or -1. ...
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Import Vector data to QGIS from pdf and apply georeference

I am Using QGIS 2.14. I have a pdf created by Mapinfo, it contains multiple layers of vector data that I can open as separate vector layers in qgis. However no map projection data was saved to the pdf....
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How to use HGT files in MapInfo

I have a SRTM-3 file and I want to use it to make a DEM of the related world region. I'm using MapInfo Professionale V8 and I'm fairly new to that software, so if there is any tutorial that shows how ...
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Connecting to PostGIS from MapInfo

I'm using MapInfo 15.2 64-bit and I am trying to connect a PostGIS database to display it in MapInfo. I am using PostgreSQL 9.5 with PostGIS 2.2.2. I have seen all kind of suggestions on different ...
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Mapinfo Layout WIndow [closed]

I have to create multiple maps using the same layout, but different map views (more than 100 maps). There is a separate rectangles layer created for each view at a specific scale using the map frame ...
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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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Using FME to draw polygons around roads using aerial photography

I am trying to use FME to draw polygons around the extents of road using aerial imagery. I have a Road Centreline table that I have buffered 5m and put this through a RasterGCPClipper so only the ...
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postgis table - shapefile - mapinfo file [closed]

I have a .tab file with a ridiculous amount of columns (96). One of my colleagues at my new job wanted to update them manually one by one. I told him I could do that in an easier way using PostGIS. So ...
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Mapinfo 15.2 Label tool causes program to crash constantly

I have been using Mapinfo 15.2 to create layout maps and, in that process, I have been using constantly the Label tool to display my labels adequately on the map. When I started adding the custom ...