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Insert sequential row and column values automatically into a fishnet dataset

I have a grid that has about 30 rows with approx 15 columns each. I want to label them as A1,A2,B1,B2 etc (Alphabet row, integer is column). Is there any way to do this programatically? There is no ...
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Styling using mi-style column from mapinfo

I have uploaded some MapInfo tables into postgis including the mi-style column using EasyLoader; I have had to rename all columns including both mi-style and sp-geometry columns to lowercase, ...
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How to convert shapefile to mapinfo file preserving special characters?

I have to convert a bunch of shapefiles to mapinfo files on a machine without a MapInfo license, so I am using ogr2ogr to perform this task. The problem is that when opening the mapinfo files 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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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 not asking to save my modified MapInfo TABfile

Editing TAB files works fine from user interface and from python code too. If user click SAVE button from QGIS or from python code - it works FINE. BUT if user is closing directly QGIS application - ...
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Insert a MultiPolygon in a PostGIS table with MapInfo?

I'm using MapInfo 16 to edit a PostGIS table through ODBC driver. The geometry column type of my table is MultiPolygon. The value in spatialtype colmun of a record in mapinfo.mapinfo_mapcatalog table ...
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MapInfo v QGIS British National Grid Projection

I have a question about the British National Grid (ESPG:27700) projection and how it's defined in both QGIS, ArcGIS and MapInfo. The go to GIS editor in my industry has been MapInfo. It seems however ...
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Converting from QML to SLD on the command line

We have the problem of automating the conversion of MapInfo TAB styles to SLD. I've managed to achieve the first part of the process (TAB -> QML) using this tool: https://github.com/NathanW2/MapInfo-...
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Creating 30 areas with equal amount of road in irregular polygon using MapInfo?

The result should be something like this just more polygons. Does anyone know about a tool, which given a table, can create a number of polygons which will divide the tables object into, for ...
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Can MapInfo ProViewer be installed on and be run from USB drive?

I am looking for a portable simple GIS. Is it possible to install MapInfo ProViewer on a memory stick or DVD and run it from there, i.e. without requiring admin rights or installing any files (e.g. ...
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MapInfo : Can not load table

I've generated a shapefile using .NET DotSpatial library, when I try to open the file in MapInfo I face below error, "Cannot open table. unable to open table road." How do I determine what's the ...
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How does Arbitrary Coordinate System in QGIS work?

I have got the drill hole data, which needs to be geo-referenced based on non-earth coordinates system (with no datum, ellipsoid information defining through Custom CRS). Could any one explained me ...
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Batch/Bulk Insert ADO.Net collection in MapXtreme Table

I am working on MapXtreme 7.1 and using MICommand to insert data in a table. I have more then 10,000 records and i am inserting these using a loop. That is Geometry = new MapInfo.Geometry.Point(...
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Convert GeoJSON labels MBR to MapInfo text object

I'm using Dymo (https://github.com/migurski/Dymo/) to generate automatic point labels placement. The output of Dymo is GeoJSON containing MBRs of the positioned labels with the names of the labels in ...
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GeoServer WFS Speed

I have set-up a machine running Windows Server 2008, and GeoServer 2.1.3. PostgreSQL 9.1/PostGIS 1.5.3 are running locally on that same machine, which is hosted at a location with a 250 megabit/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mapinfo to QGIS. How to separate features in the same TAB

Why does QGIS open my Mapinfo TAB and automatically merge all features (that causes the colors of each features to change to a random unique color for all)? How can I separate those features in ...
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How to split a single polygon with another polygon (from a different layer) with Qgis

I have two polygon layers: Zones and Neighbourhoods. I need to manually split one polygon of my Zones layer into two polygons, and the resulting two polygons need to be related to the neighbourhoods. ...
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QGIS custom CRS from Mapinfo definition

How do I define a custom CRS in QGIS from the Mapinfo grid definition below? "MIM Grid",1008,33,7,139.48639389,-20.69008981, 1.000063,0,0,7,0.998796124,-0.049054077,12520.6,0.049054077,0.998796124,...
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Embedding MapInfo MapXtreme Map to Web

I have been stuck with this problem for days. Some other department in my company created a map using MapInfo/MapXtreme. They have published a Tile Map Service. The Tile Map Service accepts SOAP ...
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Digital Globe WMTS won't work in MapInfo 12.0

Digital Globe recently provide API and WMTS service to the public. I follow the instruction in the https://mapsapi.digitalglobe.com/ and get the token here https://mapsapi.digitalglobe.com/account ...
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How to build Geometric network in MapInfo?

I have sample dataset of Water network. I wanted to make it geometrically connected network. I was trying to trace the network end to end, I have used "FnodeTnode tracing" plugin, but I was not lucky ...
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How to capture feature selection event using FeatureSelectedEventHandler in MapXtreme?

I am trying to implement functionality, where I need to run a piece of code when selection of a feature(point feature selection with mouse click) happens. I am using PointSelectionCommand (i.e., ...
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Problem printing maps to PDF with MapInfo

I'm having trouble printing maps to PDF using MapInfo Professional 12.0.1 at work. The error on the PDF is: I am using File -> Print to PDF -> MapInfo PDF Printer Version 12.0. The PDF needs ...
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Using Open Universal Data tool correctly in MapInfo Pro?

After I lost settings file (MapInfow.prf), I can't properly open data using tool Open Universal Data. Which earlier worked without problems. Now when I try to open the dwg file, the layers are ...
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Postgres DB updates visible to Mapinfo Application

I design a MapInfo 10.5 app that connects to a Remote Linux Server hosting a PostgreSQL DB. When starting the app I'm reading some tables from DB and create a local version of them that I work on it (...
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Choosing Iterator when using TAB Reader in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have added the TAB Reader 5.2 tool to a model; TAB Reader (from DataEast) can convert multiple MapInfo tab files to ArcGIS format. However, I would like to iterate through many folders, each of ...
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Alignment of the contents of a legend in MapInfo

Is it possible to change the alignment of the numbers of the ranges in a legend in MapInfo? (without having to "tease" the layout with a text box on top as in "MapInfo legend editing for right to left ...
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Text imported into SQL Server using ogr2ogr had extra characters at the beginning

I've managed to import some MapInfo data sets into SQL Server using ogr2ogr But when I run a query in SQL Management Studio (SSMS), the various text fields look to be "blank" However if I use the ...
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Custom labels - aligned to rectangular objects, in a specific position and with multiple attributes using Mapinfo?

Can the following be done in Mapinfo? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis of ...
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ogr2ogr - mapinfo to geojson. Merging shapes with certain values

I'm just starting out with this so apologies if I explain things poorly. I have some mapinfo files (TAB, IND, MAP etc) and I am trying to convert to Geojson. I can do this using ogr2ogr ogr2ogr -...
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Unable to import .gml MasterMap files

I'm new to MapInfo and am struggling to import .gml OS mastermap files. The .gml is created by converting the .gz data that OS provide to .gml using the following batch file: FOR /R "D:\path\to\...
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Avoiding divide by zero in MapBasic?

In select statement how to avoid divide by zero in MapBasic: select (col1/col2) "result" If col2 is 0 it returns null. How to use ISNULL or something in mapbasic?
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ogr2ogr *.tab to postgres: Failng on date format

I'm importing some MapInfo tab files into a PostgreSQL database running the following command in FWTools Shell: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname='<the_database>' host='<the_host>' port='...
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How to import Vietnamese characters with MapInfo Pro?

How can I import shapefiles, Charset "UTF-8" with Vietnamese characters (f.e. "Đường nhựa") correctly? With UTF-8 I get something like "___ng nh_a"! Should I use another charset or is it just not ...
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Shapefile data not displaying on MapInfo workspace?

I have a number of shapefiles created from ARCMap and would like it displayed in MapInfo (version 10.5) but the polygon is not displayed on the work space. I can view my attributes table by browse ...
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Catalog table list into web browser

I'm looking to do some cataloging of both workspaces and table metadata - I want to cycle through a workspace and pick up the table names and associate those with the wrokspace name (I can then track ...
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primary key in sql server uneditable in mapinfo attribute?

I trying create table relationship in sqlserver 2008 R2. Tables will have spatial table and non-spatial (tabular) . I having trouble while selecting varchar field as primary key, this field cannon be ...
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How to convert Mapinfo “.Map” file (without .TAB) into SHP?

I've got several MapInfo files but i don't have the .TAB. I only have: M044.DAT M044.ID M044.IND M044.MAP I need to convert these files to SHP. I tried to read those files with MapInfo Proviewer ...