1

How to Install support of extended .tab format in QGIS? I have already installed MapInfo 17.0.3 on my notebook, it supports .tab nativeX format, but QGIS doesn't. But I saw in this web-site https://support.precisely.com/product-downloads/item/mapinfo-efal-sdk-download/ information about EFAL driver for GDAL 3.0.X and want to try it. Please, explain me what steps I should do to make my QGIS support this .tab extended format enter image description here

1 Answer 1

2

The EFAL driver is written, maintained, and delivered by the MapInfo team, earlier under Pitney Bowes and now as a part of Precisely. If you have troubles you can contact your MapInfo support. The GDAL development team cannot help you. In this case you should be able to help yourself.

2
  • And can it be the same reason of impossibility to export a point layer to usual .tab format retaining the symbology of point objects, even if "MapInfo 3.0 Compatible" .ttf font is used? I had a problem when exporting a point layer to .tab format. you can see my previous question here gis.stackexchange.com/questions/357863/…
    – KVO
    Feb 27, 2021 at 23:44
  • 1
    Just a warning: unless precisely update their driver, it's not compatible with qgis as current qgis builds use a version of gdal not supported by that driver (3.1 vs 3.0).
    – ndawson
    Feb 28, 2021 at 8:22

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.