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I tried the following two things:

 include "mapbasic.def"

 Declare Sub Main
 Declare Sub Exit

Sub Main()

    If WindowInfo(WIN_MAPBASIC, WIN_INFO_OPEN) then
        Close Window WIN_MAPBASIC
    End If

 End Sub

and

 Sub Exit()
    End Program
 End Sub

But my MapBasic program does not completely exit from MapInfo (close MapInfo).

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Let's start by looking at your two statements:

This statement will close the MapBasic Window:

Close Window WIN_MAPBASIC

This statement will end your MapBasic application and unload it from memory:

End Program

If you want to shot down MapInfo Professional, you should run this statement:

End MapInfo Interactive

The keyword 'Interactive' makes sure that you are giving the user a chance to save what has not already been saved, either changes to a table or settings to a workspace.

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Try Run Menu Command 113. 113 = M_FILE_EXIT in menu.def

  • Thank you for your Input. I tried inserting this line: Run Menu Command 113, in my Mapbasic program and nothing happens. But when I then tried entering the same line in a very short program (with only a Sub Main (): it works. So it looks like I have a problem with my dialog boxes. I tried the following: Dialog Remove with End Mapinfo but then it gives me a "You can't quit Mapinfo" message. – user3405572 Sep 22 '14 at 18:06
  • You can't exit MapInfo from within the handler of a dialog. You'll have to do this after the Dialog statement. You can for example set a modular variable that you can query when the dialog has gone to see if you should End MapInfo or not – Peter Horsbøll Møller Sep 24 '14 at 19:19

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