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What is causing the error “more than one linestring in KML”

I exported a KML from Mapinfo as a single combined line, however when i try to uploaded into a different mapper I get an error indicating that there are multiple linestring tags in my KML. I can see ...
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Does Mapbasic work with MapInfo Discover?

Does Mapbasic work with MapInfo Discover? From what I've been able to figure out it does not. I was really hoping to make some macro style things to help automate some of our process but it doesn't ...
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Splitting Large MapInfo Table into Individual Parts

Can a MapInfo .tab file made up of 400 territories (polygons) be split up or "exploded" into its individual polygon parts using MapInfo?
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MapInfo Custom Projection to PROJ4

Just getting into QGIS and coming from MapInfo. I have some custom projections that I would like transferred. I've been trying to figure out the parameters today without any luck. I have the following ...
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Opening multiple text files into a single .tab file in MapInfo

I am trying to open multiple xyz text files into mapinfo to create a table where i can create a raster image of multibeam bathymetry. Is there a script which will open each .txt file and merge them ...
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Convert polyline to a region

I am using Mapinfo Pro 8. I have a polyline of a river. I want to create a boundary 20 metres each side of the river and then create a polygon 40 metres in width that mirrors the shape of the river. ...
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SVG symbols for water management

I'm searching for SVG of different (german) hydrant types ("Unterflurhydrant", "Überflurhydrant", "Hydrantenschacht") etc. The symbols are currently stored as polygons in MapInfo's proprietary .TAB (...
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QGIS and Mapinfo reporting different projections for some files

When I open a tab file that's been generated in QGIS using EPSG 28355 (MGA 94, z55s) using QGIS 3.10 the projection is transformed to 5551 But when I open it in Mapinfo v17 it's correctly reported as ...
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Nearest statement - Mapbasic

When I use the nearest statement in mapbasic, not all the "from table" points show up. For example I am looking for the nearest distance neighbor of every point in a table (called Points). I use this ...
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How to stop the layer being removed from the map window after packing the table

In MapInfo whenever I pack a table that's open in the map window, it closes it in the map window and I have to reopen it. How can I prevent this?
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Unsupported data type for column geoloc

I can open the layer on QGis but in MapInfo I got that error. I already have other layers I can open without any problem, is just with one I get this error.
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Mapinfo - Compare Road Direction

I have two layers of Road Networks. How do I compare the difference in road direction between the two layers - both are polylines?
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Snapping doesn't work - MapInfo Pro 17 (64 bit)

I've experienced a strange behaviour during drawing in MapInfo. Snap function doesn't work. Pressing the S key has no effect. I can't turn off snap. When I start drawing in snap mode, the program ...
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Not able to render map from WMS to MapInfo using MapXtreme

I am trying to get the map from WMS which is hosted on GeoServer to the map. I am getting the layer of WMS but I am not able to display in the Map Screen. Here is my code to do so: ICapabilities ...
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Uploading data to Spectrum Server from MapInfo gives Syntax error

When I try to upload a map to Spectrum v18 I get the following error - does anyone know what exactly it means? Syntax error on line 7 - expected string The data loads fine in Mapinfo The full ...
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Get last word of string in MapInfo

In pure Mapinfo SQL Update code I need to extract the last word of a string. Ex SUTHERLAND STREET BURKE DEVELOPMENTAL ROAD Street Not Specified The following Update DCDB_DNRME Set road_type = Mid$(...
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Concatenate and sequentially order unique groups of lines using SQL

I have a segmented line (road) dataset that potentially runs through multiple area polygons (localities). I want the road dataset that is grouped by the unique field (RoadMntnc) to have a concatenated ...
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Preventing Base Map is getting converted after loading the chart as a layer in MapInfo?

Whenever I am loading the chart into mapinfo using MapXtreme the basemap is getting converted. Because of which the chart is not coming in the right place. Can you please check my code what I am doing ...
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Converting MapInfo to interactive layered PDF to access the full map?

I want to convert the full map I have in Pathloss 5.0/MapInfo 9.5.1 format into PDF so that I can access the whole map in a PDF file. If I zoom in, the PDF file will be zoomed into the smallest ...
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Converting BMP image into TAB MapInfo format using MapXtreme?

I am developing a plugin for MapInfo and I have BMP image with all the prop and I have rectbounds. I have done through GDAL using the below solution. But I am not getting proper output which I am ...
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Error Finding proj.db using GDAL 3.0 With MapInfo v.15

I am using GDAL 3.0, MapInfo v.15, Visual Studio 2015, and c#. Recently I updated from Gdal 2.2 -> 3.0. Since then when I use aerials to create a pdf report and then upload to S3, I receive the ...
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Insert row into MapInfo table using c# and MapInfApplication object

I am attempting to insert a record, then eventually update a record using the MapInfoApplication object in c#. I can currently read the table contents out into a listbox in a windows forms ...
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Assigning points to buffers in MapInfo12.0

First time using MapInfo. I want to essentially spatially join a point(s) that is situated inside a buffer together (so that the point and buffer have the same numerical ID). My table currently listed ...
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Automating Cluster Assignment of Grid Squares?

I'm using MapInfo. I have a grid layer which has results assigned to each grid square. I'm wanting to automatically assign cluster references using a minesweeper style approach, i.e. where grid ...
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Creating line based on angle using MapInfo?

I have a point based object table (Temp) in which a column contains angles. Based on those angles, I want to create line (5mtr) in angle direction. My current table projection is WGS 84. Is it ...
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In FME I want to copy all the styles from a dataset but not the geometry or attributes

I tried reading it in and exposing all the format attributes and then I connected it to the writer that does the last step of a larger process. It copies the formatting across but also the features. I ...
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Quering out multiple values in MapInfo SQL Query

I am trying to filter out around 1000 rows and delete them in MapInfo as they are no longer required in the data set. If there was a smaller quantity then I would use an SQL Query but it has its ...
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Error with Datetime fields when loading Tab file to SQL Server using OGR2OGR

I have a MapInfo Tab file that needs to be loaded to a MSSQL Server DDBB in a scheduled basis and I want to use OGR for this task. The tab is going to be appended in an existing DDBB table that has ...
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Ogr2ogr: ERROR 1: PROJ: pj_obj_create: Cannot find proj.db

I start using GDAL 3.0.0 using conda build. I successfully installed GDAL on my laptop (Windows 10) and I am trying to ingest MapInfo tab file into Elasticsearch index. I understood that I have to ...
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Determining the area in Sq Miles of 1 polygon that are contained completely within another polygon

I am looking to determine how much of the area of 1 polygon (Lets say a body of water for instance) falls completely with in another polygon (Call it a state or county for instance) i have a layer ...
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Change rendering order of objects in MapInfo table?

i have one big MapInfo file where i did a lot of digitizing work. Now i have the problem of disapearing points under polygons (or polygons under polygons, lines under polygons etc.). How can i ...
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Embed WMS server login info into MapInfo tab file

I need to create a .tab file that opens a restricted/protected WMS server without prompting for credentials every time. Currently when I open it, a prompt for the user name and password comes up. I ...
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How to determine shifting intersections of polygons using MapInfo SQL?

I'm looking for a Mapinfo SQL which can look at two tables and easily determine if a particular smaller bounded polygon has now moved into a different larger bounded polygon because there has been ...
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Combining different coordinate tables/maps into one table

I am working on a project which has now seen a change in the geographical boundaries, polygons, eg regions, whereas I have particular customer long/lat data relating to the old boundaries. How do I ...
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Get code to run on every column in a table -Error “Could not find a public static method named …” -Mapbasic 17

I need to run a table update command on every column in a table. The code works fine when I manually define the column to work in but not when it is part of a for loop that gets all the column names I ...
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Converted Mapinfo file (originally in Chinese) to SHP but the attributes are jumbled/wrong [duplicate]

I converted a set of MapInfo files to SHP using org2gui. Unfortunately, the attributes got jumbled. The original dataset was in Chinese, so that is probably contributing to the jumbling. Screenshot ...
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Adding Label Classes to Polyline in MapInfo Pro

I want to add 2 label classes to one polyline shapefile using x,y coords. I need to add the arrival time along the line from the start (x_start & y_start) & the finishing time along the line ...
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How to update column based on data from another table (Mapinfo Pro)?

What I want to do is update column (Table A) by values from another table (Table B) using condition intersects. There are few objects in table B which intersects one object from table A. When I try to ...
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Creating own ribbon with MapCad tools in Mapinfo Pro

I just updated Mapinfo Pro from 15 (32bit) to 16 (64bit). At work, I use the Mapcad tools. I tried to create my own ribbon with only Mapcad tools, but I don't have them in the Customize Ribbon dialog ...
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CRS MapInfo to QGIS

I have this projection from MapInfo : "TM77 - Efate", 8, 14, 7,168.26174486, -17.68174486, 1.000007294, 14845.106, 17541.065 I'd like to import this into QGIS but I have know idea of the parameters ...
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MapInfo WMS Authentication

I am trying to setup a WMS service to pass basic authentication credentials within MapInfo (using a master username and password). The end result being a layer visible to the organisation where each ...
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Custom tool for Mapinfo

I'm new to Mapinfo and Mapbasic as well. I need to build a tool like in ArcMap (pythonaddins). The goal is to have a gui application which has three dropdown lists. First is a list of layers in ...
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Populate data with underlying geology in Mapinfo [closed]

How do I add geology from polygons from a tab file (vector geology map) to a geochemical point data tab file, both in Mapinfo? If I can add the underlying geology to the geochemistry file then I can ...
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Splitting polyline at multiple points using Mapinfo Pro?

I have a table of points and used the mapbasic app "Connect the Dots" to create a polyline. The problem is it creates a single polyline and I want to split it up into separate lines so I can delete ...
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Show MapBasic Window equivalent in QGIS, e.g. Python Window

Is there a Show/Hide MapBasic Window (or equivalent) in QGIS such as in MapInfo? I would like to learn SQL expressions parsing, or a Python Window viewer?
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Mapping coordinates from one to another location?

I have some MapInfo files in my workspace in FME. The coordinate system of my data is "LL-GDA94", this coordinate system is related to Australia. My problem is the coordinates of all data in TAB ...
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Extracting area in orthophoto high resolution image tab file?

How can I extract an area in an orthophoto high resolution image tab file? I tried to translate it in MapInfo to other data files but cannot.
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Can not open shapefiles from QGIS 2.18 in MapInfo 16.0, projection was missing

I am working with QGIS 2.18 where I do have several shapefiles in EPSG 4326 and encoded in ISO 8859-1, see image below. I can check their geometry state for instance with Geometry Validator or Check ...
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Setting fixed scale of map in MapInfo layout?

How do I set the scale of a map in MapInfo v16 64bit in a simple way? I can zoom in and out using my mouse but I cannot find how to set the scale to say 1:1000 or 1:2000.
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Remove Theme from MapInfo TAB file

I have been supplied with a MapInfo TAB file and when opened in MapInfo 15.2 (64bit) the layer is displayed along with a Thematic Theme Layer. The symbology generated by the Thematic Theme no longer ...