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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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Changing direction of one polyline in the set of two parallel polylines

In my database, I have a bunch of parallel (in nature) polyline objects. Those lines are having the same direction of traffic flow. The requirement of my project is to change the direction only of ...
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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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How do fix OSM scale in MapInfo?

Ive got Open Street Map in MapInfo and 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 at ...
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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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Register Vector utility Mapinfo

I want to register a table that contains vectors obtained from using Inkscape (contour detection ) to a map georeferenced . and this is the vector file : when i finish , i should have the vector map ...
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Buffer polygons [duplicate]

so the other day I came across an interesting map of internet availability coverage. Displayed in the screenshot below are polygons of different DSL speeds. I guess the basis for them are address ...
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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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org2org converting .tab to .kml with attributes

I've looked over the forum and there are many questions about .kml to shapefile or MapInfo. However, I'm going the opposite direction. I want to use org2org to convert a MapInfo file to KML. It is ...
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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 ...
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Importing MapInfo TABLE data into QGIS

When I import MapInfo files into QGIS only the shapes of the MapInfo elements are imported and not the associated table data. How does one retain the Table data saved in the .DAT file? I have a ...
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MapInfo auto-load switch off

In QGIS there is an option to switch off toggle rendering (the tick box is called Render), which makes it much quicker to zoom in and out on layers. Is there an equivalent option in MapInfo?
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MapInfo Pro 64-bit - 16.0.3 - Snap Frame to Guideline (unable to?)

I am using MapInfo Pro 64-bit v16.0.3 In the layout, I want to snap my map frame to the guideline. I've noticed that when I create a rectangular box, this snaps to the guidelines once the edge is ...
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Reading PostgreSQL data with z- values in MapInfo?

I can read the tables with MapInfo from postgreSQL database but not the objects in the map. Data is with z values.
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Mapinfo: Protected memory error while using Mapinfo pro

I get the following error: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt. This happens when I try to load a big .dat file (around 500 MB) ...
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Export to TAB with styling using ogr2ogr [closed]

We have a lot of our data stored in a PostGIS database and I need to create some styled MapInfo TAB file. So I have added an MI_STYLE column (varchar254) that contains a simple brush fill BRUSH(fc:#...
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Convert Indonesian datum .prj file, so it can be used for Mapinfo

This is the projection file information: PROJCS["TM3 49.1 by gistutorial.net",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984", SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0], UNIT["...
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Batch colour rasters in MapInfo 16

I have say 50 raster files in .ascii I know I can colour them using the raster -> advanced colour tab. I have saved the colour legend in a .color file. Is there a way I can apply this .color file to ...
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Points drawn outside a certain area get placed on perimeter of smaller area

I am trying to add points to a table in MapInfo (geologic map) but cannot get points to display in correct location. Are there boundaries for tables? How to change this? I'm using Mapinfo 10.5.
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Converting .grd to .asc using MapBasic in MapInfo 16

Can someone please provide an example to show how this would work. For example, I am trying to convert from .GRD to .ASC, would my MapBasic code look like this: public void Convert(string "C:\Users\...
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Simple land classification (urban, suburban, rural) using polygons in MapInfo?

I have a large number of polygons which I need to classify as either rural, suburban or urban. These polygons represent wireless coverage for a cellular network. What I would like to achieve is a ...
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Performing Network Trace in MapInfo?

Does anyone have a method (or a tool!) for doing an upstream/downstream network trace on lines within MapInfo? Given that lines can have a direction, it seems like there should be a relatively easy ...
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Creating coverage map in google maps using .tab file?

I used MapInfo Professional 11.5 to convert a .tab file to .kml file of google maps. However, the converted .kml file has a great size(80Mb), so i cannot use this .kml file in google maps.