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Using MapBasic, is there a method to compress GeoTIFF after programatically creating the GeoTIFF?

I need to compress the file sizes of GeoTIFFs that are created when running the MapBasic application. In a .Net application, I transform the GeoTIFF into a compressed JPG using ImageMagick; which ...
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Does FME have spatial “Difference” like QGIS / “Erase” in ArcGIS and Mapinfo?

I am looking for an FME equivalent to the difference/erase tool in QGIS/ArcGIS/Mapinfo. Basically I want to see the spatial change between 2 datasets. https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/76839/...
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Opening Access table in MapInfo

This morning, when I tried to open the Microsoft Access Database in MapInfo, MapInfo crashes. I then tried to save a .tab file as Microfost Access Database format and the same happens, MapInfo crashes....
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MapInfo tab files with LargeInt can't be converted to QGIS or any other format

I am trying to convert a MapInfo tab file with ogr2ogr I did this: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" testing.shp TEST.tab And get this error; ERROR 3: Failed to parse field definition at line 8 ...
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MapInfo-XYZ Tiles

I can open XYZ tiles (for example http://www.google.cn/maps/vt?lyrs=s@189&gl=cn&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}) on QGIS. But is there a way to open on MapInfo ?
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Mapinfo Pro: .grid file area

I was wondering if anyone would help me on this: I have mapinfo pro and a raster .grd file that contains signals strength levels for different locations. All i want to do is to simply calculate the ...
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Extracting Colour (Brush) information from MapInfo Workspace

I have some MapInfo Tables with an associated Workspace. I do not have access to MapInfo and wish to use the TAB files in QGIS (I also have the equivalent SHP files). The TAB/SHP files have polygons ...
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Automatically update fields in polyline based on points snapped to the beginning and end

I have a bunch of points with unique ID's and polylines joining them. I need to update the fields on the polylines to have the ID of the point snapped to the beginning and end of each line. How can I ...
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Raster color data losing in ENVI

everyone. I have saved vector data as geotiff raster in Mapinfo software. And there are no problems opening it in Mapinfo or Global Mapper, but when opening in ENVI some colors are losed and others ...
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MapInfo Pro 15.2 incorrect coordinates when updating column

I have an issue getting the correct coordinates when updating the columns, if I double click on the individual object then it comes up with the coordinates in UTM. However, even when I change the map ...
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The difference when converting WGS84 to EPSG:3857 in MapInfo and GDAL

Please help me solve the problem with the coordinate shift. I have two TAB files, with coordinate systems - one in meters, the other in degrees. GDAL says they are: file A: LOCAL_CS["Nonearth",UNIT["...
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How to create polygons with a set area in MapInfo?

I need to create polygons with set areas in MapInfo. There is a solution for QGIS in the form of the the QAD plugin but I can't find an equivalent tool for MapInfo. The task I'm actually trying to do ...
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Seeking QGIS 3.4 equivalent of MapInfo Erase Target tool?

Is there a QGIS 3.4 equivalent of MapInfo's Erase target? I'm editing a habitat map from aerial imagery, and adding in a lot of new features. I was doing this on MapInfo, so I was drawing a new ...
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Table not aligning with layer objects

I am new to GIS. I am using Mapinfo V17.0.2 I am creating a cemetery plot. I have created many rows of polygons to shape the desired areas for burials. My table looks a little like this; ID | Lot | ...
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MapBasic, MapInfo Pro automation of existing Raster Operations

I have the latest version of MapInfo Pro and I would like to know if it is possible to fully automate the use of existing Raster operations into several files at once? For example, having several ...
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Are tab file in QGIS the same as file in MapInfo?

So I received a bundle of files under the same name with the file formats of dat.;map.;id.;and tab. After searching on the web, i am assumming that this type of file is most probable to be produced in ...
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Converting MapInfo to MBtiles

I have a MapInfo TAB file which looks like this: !table !version 300 !charset WindowsLatin1 Definition Table File "hp.tif" Type "RASTER" (400000,1300000) (0,0) Label "TL", (500000,1300000) (...
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Display map object from SQL database in MapInfo with read only access to the database

I can connect MapInfo to a SQL database using a select statement to display the contents of a table in the SQL database. However, the table is not mapable and I only have read access to the database ...
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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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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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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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