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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can EasyLoader work with an Azure SQL database?

Can EasyLoader work with an Azure SQL database? I've created a valid ODBC DSN to the Azure SQL instance, but when I try and use the EasyLoader to create the "Map Catalog", I get an error "Failed to ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to divide bitmap into differnet layers by RGB color code in MapInfo

I have got bmp file with 7 colors. How to get from this bitmap 7 different vector layers depending on RGB color code? For example first layer is water space with blue color, second is buildings with ...
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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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How to group and count attribute data?

I have a problem with group same data to count it. For example, i want to group same code to one and count them. I can do it when i use MapInfo (Pic 1) but i can't in QGIS. (Pic 2: i can classify ...
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Update column/Join in QGIS similar Mapinfo

Looking somewhat similar to UPDATE COLUM option ( for join) MapInfo in QGIS. This exists ?
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Reprojecting: trouble converting MapInfo data to shapefiles in QGIS

I was given a dataset generated in MapInfo. I need to use these files in QGIS, so I imported the .TAB files and saved them as ESRI shapefiles. I then realised the original dataset uses a custom "user ...
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How to avoid manually typing coordinate information in CreateCircle function to select points in Mapinfo

I have a bunch of data points, each of them have a coordinate information (longitude, latitude). I am using CreateCircle( x, y, radius) function to select points within a distance to the chosen ...
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MapBasic - Updating blank rows in column with the value above

I am writing a MapBasic tool to correct some incorrect values in a set of tables. So far I have managed to pull out the values I need in a new column: What I need is to update any blank rows in the ...
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Converting from QML to SLD on the command line

We have the problem of automating the conversion of MapInfo TAB styles to SLD. I've managed to achieve the first part of the process (TAB -> QML) using this tool: ...
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Has MapInfo text objects formatting tags as ArcMap annotations?

Esri ArcMap allows to set annotations formatting via formatting tags, eg: <FNT name="Arial" size="12">Text size = 12</FNT> <FNT name="Arial" scale="200">Text scale = 200</FNT> ...
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Styling using mi-style column from mapinfo

I have uploaded some MapInfo tables into postgis including the mi-style column using EasyLoader; I have had to rename all columns including both mi-style and sp-geometry columns to lowercase, ...
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Deleting from a view. Mapbasic

I'm using MapBasic and have used a query to get the rowids (populated in a column) of minimum values Select SUBSECT_ID, Row, Min(MaxLV)from LVQuery group by SUBSECT_ID into MinLV Now, I want to ...
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Exporting Mapinfo Custom Shortcuts

So I have spend quite a bit of time reassigning F1 to F12 to mapinfo tools that suits our work line using Command Editor. Now I need to do same for couple of other computers. I was wondering if I can ...
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Converting MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP using free tools or ArcGIS for Desktop core product?

How do I convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF files to SHP using only free tools or ArcGIS itself? I've not had much luck trying to do this in the past and I don't want to have to shell out for the ArcGIS ...
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Combining two TAB files in MapBasic - losing data

I am using mapbasic to perform some calculations on a table. Everything is fine until I combine two .tab files. Both files have identical table structures, however upon combination some numerical ...
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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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Create point from line table using MapInfo

I need to turn a line tab file into a point tab file using MapInfo (v15.2 x64). The lines represent routes, and I want the point table to have a point for each node in the line table, and a column ...
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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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Is it possible to subtract two layers in MapInfo or MapBasic?

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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How can I Create Line Feature using two separate point features in MapInfo

I have two MapInfo Tab files as Point feature. both the layer have the same unique ID. what I was trying to do is to connect both point using the same ID as a Line feature. so the end result will be ...
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Performing weighted overlay analysis in MapInfo?

I want to prepare a landslide zone map using weighted overlay analysis. Is there a tool in MapInfo to do weighted overlay as in ArcGIS?
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Printing at scale using MapInfo?

Using MapInfo 12.5, I want to be able to print a property at a set scale - say 1:1000 or 1:5000. What is the easiest way to do it? I want to be able to show a Scale Bar so that the user can ...
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Expression does not evaluate to a column or table name error when updating object in MapBasic

I tries to set styles for all objects in my processing_table, but gets Expression does not evaluate to a column or table name My code: '... pen_style = currentpen() 'get_pen(styles_table_name, ...
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Fishnet in MapInfo

I have a data set of equally spaced geocoded points (10KM apart). Is there a way to turn this into a grid of square polygons around the points? Someone mentioned that ArsGIS has an easy way to build ...
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Extracting coordinates from mapinfo map window [closed]

I didn't have time to go the field to collect GPS coordinates but I have knowledge from the map where the boundary of the land of nearly 20000 hectares will follow and therefore I wish to extract ...
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Avoid MapBasic crash when unable to open file

I'm working on some MapBasic code and in the process I want it to open the .tab files in a given folder. But when it reaches a .tab file that it is not able to open (e.g. attached to a raster that ...
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Using specific ODBC connection when writing to SQL?

I am currently writing an output file that is generated using some Mapbasic Code into a MS SQL Database: Dim SQL_output_tablename as String SQL_output_tablename = ...
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How to take object style (pen, brush, symbol) in MapBasic?

How can I take style from existing object? Brush from region, symbol from point? In MapBasic documentation and in Google I can find only how to change object's style but can't find how to take it.
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Why font size doesn't set for text in MapBasic?

I have annotations layer with that was imported from ArcGIS and want to set font in MapInfo. ArcGIS annotations contains its settings inside annotations objects (in Shape field, as I guess) but this ...
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Nearest Neighbour analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline roads

I'm trying to do a Nearest Neighbor analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline road files I have. I am attempting to determine the most cost effective way ...