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MapInfo “Boundary Select”, “Sum Attributes”, and “Update Column by Spatial Query” in QGIS?

I´m a MapInfo user, I´ve gone over to QGIS and it´s got a lot going for it, except for some "missing" simple features from MapInfo I just can´t do without.... MapInfo Boundary Select - spatial query ...
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Saving a ArcMap layers RGB values into the attribute table

I am wanting to take a symbolized layer in an mxd, and save it's symbol color (like a polygon fill) into its attribute table as an RGB value. My goal is to use this value in MapInfo to symbolize it's ...
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Where clause in MapInfo Table Updates

Is it possible to add a where condition to an update query in MapInfo? At the moment I have to do a query to select the records I need and then do an update on that query. I believe this is ...
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Callout Annotation in MapInfo

Is there any way to use callout windows or boxes in MapInfo with lead lines to label a point layer?
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Display the content of a sheet of an excel file by mapbasic [closed]

Normally, I can open .xls file by File menu>Open and specify the file name I want to open and check "Use Row Above Selected Range For Column Titles". But now I would like to create a dialog via ...
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Apportioning Points at a street intersection (arcgis or mapinfo)

I can't seem to find any evidence of this question, but I'm surprised by that, so pardon if this has been asked. If one is mapping crime location reports, by XY coordinates to streets, to create ...
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Mapinfo Runtime is throwing error

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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Export MapInfo map to Google Earth (.kml file)

I have a map in MapInfo. I can convert it to Google Earth file (.kml) manually but I would like to do it automatically by commands in a function. Can anyone help me?
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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 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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Convert mapinfo styles toward qgis styles

Up to now, I has worked with mapinfo. I have a big vector layer (points) with a complex symbology. For several days, I gave up mainfo for qgis. Is there a way to converting my mapinfo files (.tab) ...
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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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Which tool/referecence for adress geocoding?

I have to geocode several corporate sites (a big excel file), near to Paris (FRANCE). I would like to geocode this file based on the addresses. Could you tell me the best tool for this task ...
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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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Converting MapInfo (MapBasic) Script into ArcPy? [closed]

I have a MapBasic script that divides an irregular polygon into smaller polygons of 1 hectare each. Would anyone help me to convert the following into an ArcPy script. ' This program requires an ...
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Dynamic scale bar, coordinates and grid for map frame in Mapinfo map layout

I am looking for a dynamic scale bar and coordinates (grid) for map frame in the map layout of Mapinfo. To make it clear I am talking about separate scale bar in layout which is not part of map ...
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Differences between columns in MapInfo

I have two columns in a nodes table, one column has the ground level of the node taken from the model and the other column has the ground level inferred from LiDAR. Is there a query that can be used ...
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How to make a column as a layer of label?

I have a table with many columns, some of them are "lon/lat" and "Name". After I draw objects on a map. How can I make a layer by the content of the column "Name"? How can I make a legend ...
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Display all field of one record in mapbasic

I have a table with many columns, one of that is lon/lat. After I draw all points on a map, I want to display all other columns contents if I right click on a specific point. (It looks like to change ...
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Can I achieve the tasks listed below using QGIS? [duplicate]

Digitize a cartographic map - Produce a Digital Elevation Model - Generate an orthographic image from aerial images and Drape it into DEM - Building footprints - Turn the footprints into 3D buildings ...
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How to select nth row in mapbasic?

There are multiple rows in my .tab file in mapinfo. Is there any way to select nth row in mapbasic window of mapinfo?
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MapInfo Point Object Dialogue is different to Info Tool's Transformed XY

A MapInfo Professional 11.0.3 user has re-projected data from AGD84 Zone 50 to WGS 84. However when they select a point and look at the point objects's X and Y, they are different to what's reported ...
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MapInfo / Mapbasic: simple compile of table from six source tables

I have a project which I am reviving after a gap of some years. It involves several hundred runs within MapInfo, scripted in MapBasic. I am stuck at a point that is so simple, it's driving me nuts. ...
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Updating a column in MapInfo based on Symbology or colour

I am transferring a large dataset from MapInfo (V 12.0.2) to QGIS (V2.8.1) and I want to be able to create a column in the MapInfo attribute table that differentiates features with different ...
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Opening MapInfo .TAB file containing text objects in QGIS?

Whenever I try to open a MapInfo .TAB file that contains text objects in QGIS, the text objects are converted to point objects. Any help, please?
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Control drawing order of points from DBMS in MapInfo?

I have a layer of points stored in a table in a database (Oracle 11g). The table have a boolean field called Supporting. I have a thematic layer coloring the supporting points white and the ...
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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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Getting Started with MapBasic?

I am new to MapBasic. I googled for tutorials and found various PDFs but could not get started with the resources. I would be glad if anyone could provide some path for learning MapBasic.
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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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Is there any way to fix the position of fixed buttonpads in the top toolbar in MapBasic?

Here is my code to create some buttons: Include "icons.def" Declare Sub Main Declare Sub button_prompt Sub Main Create ButtonPad "Providers" As PushButton Icon MI_ICON_ZOOM_QUESTION Calling ...
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Getting layer number from layer name in MapInfo (vis MapBasic)

Is there a function to get the layer number from the layer name in MapBasic? I am writing a script to loop through each layer I have and apply styles and labelling. Each layer is named _#_LINE or ...
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MapBasic- Keeping the Selection Alive After an edit?

I have a function which is invoked from looping over selected rows in the selection table. The stored proc is invoked & everything works well for the first record in the selection however after ...
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KML (KMZ) to layer including all attributes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? This question is here in many variations but though I went through it I still don't have any good solution how ...
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For Each loop over an Array in MapBasic?

.NET C# developer here. Trying to figure out MapBasic with the IDE for the first time. It's shall we say...a different experience to C# in Visual studio. I have a ButtonPad with a button that calls ...
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ogr2ogr convert all shapefiles in a directory

I have a directory with several shapefiles. How can convert all these shapefiles to MapInfo with ogr2ogr. I know how I can convert one file. And I can make a batch script writing a line for each file. ...
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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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GDAL - How to get geometry type of a MapInfo TAB file?

I am using the OGR MapInfo File driver to read a MapInfo TAB file. However, the function GetGeomType() returns 0 which means 'wkbUnknown` even if the features in the TAB are only multi-polygons. Is ...
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How to erase outside in MapBasic?

i want to ask about erase outside in MapBasic. I have two table : sensus and voronoi And I want to erase the overlap areas. How can I do it? This is my syntax Select ...
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Help plotting lat and long coordinates

I have a set of lat and long coordinates whihc i have uploaded to be a table in mapinfo (the latest one) as you can tell i'm not much of a GIS wizz. I can't seemingly plot these coordinates in London ...
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How can I change region style in MapBasic

I've problem with my code in MapBasic for change region style in MapBasic. I've created voronoi and I want to select that voronoi and change the style of it to yellow border and no fill. I already ...
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Techniques for reducing a MapInfo TAB's file size without losing too much integrity?

What are some techniques for reducing a MapInfo TAB's file size without losing too much integrity? The file needs to be reduced for use, not sharing (i.e. zipping).
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How do I get value from edittext or text field in MapBasic

I have created a dialog menu in MapBasic which user can enter value in text field. I am a newbie in MapBasic Programming. My question is how to select data from database using text field value? ...
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How to use MapMarker Streets?

My company recently installed MapMarker v28.0, and the product description says it comes with something called MapMarker Streets. My company has an older web application, and the streets we use are ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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How to remove redundant points using Open Source GIS (preferably)?

We have points table including vehicle routes.In huge traffic conditions,devices collecting data on route may output redundant points where at any coordinate same points may repeat.We can easily ...
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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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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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MapInfo TAB into ArcGIS10 problems

I am having a difficult time working with ArcGIS. My files are in TAB format. In ArcGIS I use the QuickImport tool. I am able to select the input file, but it does not let me click on "OK". Any ...
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Using Wacom Tablet with Mapinfo?

Is it possible to use a Wacom tablet with mapinfo ? How accurate is it ? I have a high end machine with dual monitors and I want to digitise field mapping (lots of small polys) quickly.