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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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How to create own ribbon with MapCad tools in Mapinfo Pro 16?

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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Define custom datum in MapInfo

I want to define a custom datum in MapInfo. In particular, the desired datum will be a sphere with an earth radius equal to 6370000. The projection will be Lambert Conformal conic so I define it as ...
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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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Unable to divide by zero mapinfo [duplicate]

I've to calculate a percentage in this query in mapbasic: Select * from Presence where Date="2016-10-09" into H1 noselect order by Municipalities Select * from Presence where Date="2016-10-16" into ...
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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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MapInfo Printing Grid with Index

In Mapinfo Pro v17, how can I create a Map Grid with an Index (A1,B2, C3 etc) of a large area and generate a Map Series (Zoomed into the section for each region of the grid)? I have looked at ...
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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 ...
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Creating 2 symbology in the same layer on Mapinfo [closed]

New to MapInfo, I would like to create a High voltage layer with two different attributes (11 and 6.6) representing by two different colours on MapInfo. How can I do that?
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Speeding up contouring of .mrr files in Mapinfo?

I'm contouring relatively small 30m resolution grids - 50-100mb .mrr files. Creating a simple 1 level contour takes hours! I let a slightly larger one run on a spare machine and it took days. Is ...
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Create x,y points with a radius that best fill a polygon

I am looking to best fill a polygon with non-overlapping circles of a specified radius and then extract the x,y points from a table. Is there a way to do this in MapInfo without specifically picking ...
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Coordinate system - ArcMap and Mapinfo

I am not sure if someone already asked this question, but I am having trouble to understanding MapInfo and I only recently started working with ArcMap. I have done a map (different shp files) in a ...
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MapInfo to ArcGIS workspace conversion not retaining all map layers in TAB Reader

I've recently come across the TAB Reader extension for ArcGIS Desktop and am using it to convert from MapInfo to ArcGIS. I'm only testing the waters at the moment, as I've been tasked with finding a ...
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Counting where multiple street names within polygon using MapInfo?

I have a dataset of address points with their associated street name, in addition to a tab file of polygons covering a catchment. I want to know if there is a way of selecting polygons which have ...
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Creating hotlinks only on objects that have value using MapBasic?

In mapbasic I am creating hotlinks with the code below. However when there is no value in the column it creates a hyperlink that doesn't work and this is frustrating for users. Is it possible to only ...
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How to make two side by side maps match up in layout view in MapInfo?

I am working with two maps that have different thematic elements on each- in this case, I made two different columns to display the concentration of chemical found on that location. I display the ...
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Adding cartodb voyager basemap to QGIS and Mapinfo

How do I add cartodb_voyager as a basemap to QGIS and Mapinfo? The map can be found here: https://leaflet-extras.github.io/leaflet-providers/preview/#filter=CartoDB.Voyager I am using qgis v3.2 so ...
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Fixing OpenStreetMap scale in MapInfo?

I have OpenStreetMap (OSM) in MapInfo and I would like to export a County but when I zoom out to view the county the map scale changes. Does anyone know how to set the scale of OSM so I can export it ...
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Using polygon information to compare/contrast with point information on same map in MapInfo?

For my project at work, I am trying to compare and contrast property information with points I have mapped (from my workplace) Example: I have points with information on water samples, the results ...
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Generalizing slope raster in Mapinfo?

I am working on calculating a slope raster in Mapinfo using a 15cm DEM derived from a LiDAR point cloud and the output data will have 3 predefined breaks displayed so I need to blur those relatively ...
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OGR writing MapInfo Tabfiles with column Indexes

I'm using ogr2ogr to convert MSSQL to MapInfo File and would like to add indexes to some of my MapInfo columns, is this possible? This is what I have so far set ogr2ogr="C:\Program Files\GDAL\...
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Create read MapInfo using C#

I've Mapinfo .tab files (including .dat .id .map) I'd like to read the attributes of the files then may store in a DB or write to a csv (not yet decided). As far as I can tell, using MapInfo Pro ...
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Trying to deal with pure whites, and transparency of orthomosaic in MapInfo

I'm hoping to deal with this using the raster calculator in QGIS. But, here's my issue (and I'm a pretty novice GIS user); when you bring a raster image into MI, it turns all the null ("no data") ...
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What is mapinfo precision on coordinates

I have some roads on Mapinfo and looks OK, all nodes seem connected at 0.01 m Zoom. If you try to export it to mid/mif you can see the same coordinates (-63.869036 11.039044)on all 3 lines. Line -63....
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How to print table information using mapbasic

How do I print a tables information in Mapbasic? I have a snippet of code - I want to select all features within a buffer and then print the results as a message in mapinfo that can be copied out into ...
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Export MapInfo Plan to DXF

I would like to export a plan from MapInfo into DWG format. This exported DWG will be used by a laser cutter to engrave the vector outlines into wood. I'm aware of the Universal Translator tool ...
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Writing a script that identifies polygons within a certain distance

To start with I have no scripting, coding or programming knowledge. I have access to Mapinfo and QGIS. The work space will contain point and polygon data for many different things such as Tree ...