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Remove OGR_STYLE field while/after writing

I'm using an OGR_Style field to set the styles for a MapInfo Tab file with Geopanadas. Does anyone know if there's a way use the OGR_Style field for styling but not include it as a field in the file?
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Using MapBasic Layout

I'm trying to create a Layout window in Vb6 using MapInfo 2021 but the Layout function in this version seems to not be functioning as the older versions. In MapInfo 10.5, a layout window could be ...
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MapInfo to PostGIS - QGIS styles

i just discovered the possibilites and advantages of holding my data in a PostGIS database. As we work with a mix of MapInfo, QGIS (Lizmap and QField) I'm looking for a convenient way to save my data ...
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Using GDAL (MaxRev.GDAL) to write TAB files with mixed geometry

I'm migrating from calling native MiTAB operations for exporting features to a MapInfo TAB file to using GDAL and the MapInfo driver. I'm using C# and MaxRev.Gdal.Core package (and MaxRev.Gdal....
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Mapbasic Record Count Legend

Is there any way to check/activate the 'Show Record Count' through Mapbasic instead of manually checking it in MapInfo like with the Range? Open Window Legend Set Legend Layer Prev Display on Shades ...
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MapInfo Print StatusBar

Is there a way to directly print the information from the MapInfo Statusbar to like a .txt file or to be used as a string for either mapbasic or VB6?
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MapInfo 64bit Statusbar

I'm working on an application that involves VB6 and MapInfo. I have two sets of application, one 32-bit (MapInfo 10.5) and one 64-bit (MapInfo 2021) with nearly the same set of code. The 32-bit works ...
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MapInfo Decimal Coordinates

I'm trying to take the coordinates from a map in Mapinfo through a vb6 application through the commands: x = CommandInfo(CMD_INFO_X) y = CommandInfo(CMD_INFO_Y) The data called is supposed to have 6-...
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Repair MapInfo Tabfile

QGIS has a tool called Repair Shapefile Does anything like that exist anywhere for MapInfo tab files? I.e if either your .dat or .map or .id file isn't playing nice, is there a repair option specific ...
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Open a vector .TAB (MapInfo Pro) file using C# (Net6.0) and GDAL

I'm trying to open a vector file using GDAL's C# bindings. However, running the below code keeps returning null instead of a Dataset for some reason for the dataset variable. I've installed GDAL (v 3....
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Adding custom WKT in MapInfow.proj

How can I add a custom WKT projection in MapInfow.proj file? Below is my WKT parameters: WKT PROJCRS["unnamed", BASEGEOGCRS["unnamed", DATUM["World Geodetic System ...
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Export shapefile to MapInfo file using Python OGR

I'm trying to save/copy a shapefile to a .tab format with Python OGR. Every attempts give me the following error: RuntimeError: CreateFeature() failed: cannot re-write already existing feature 1 ...
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QGIS save DAT,MAP,ID,TAB, Excel file in an existing geodatabase

I am using QGIS 3.10.3. I need to add some files (DAT,TAB,MAP,ID and Excel) into an existing geodatabase. As I am new to QGIS, how can I add those files into a geodatabase.
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How to update column values starting with zero in MapInfo Pro

When I choose the Update Column function in MapInfo Pro 12.5, if I type in rowid*50 it will make intervals of 50 which is all fine, but how do I get the first column to be zero and then update the ...
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MapBasic - Select return 4 dig for Latitude/Longitude

I have a table point (Lat/Long) 6 digits long; however, when I run SELECT the return values are 4 Digits long. How can I preserve 6 digits after running SELECT?
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Reading a MapInfo TAB File with .accdb (Microsoft Access)

I have a MapInfo TAB consisting of 5 files: .tab, .map, .id, .aid, .accdb The attributes seem to be stored in the .accdb Microsoft Access database file. Using GDAL 3.5.0 on Windows 10 installed via ...
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MapInfo connect points in one layer to a single point in another layer

I have two layers in MapInfo: Layer 1: employees - hundreds of points Layer 2: place of work - one point with site location I am looking to connect (ie draw a line) for each employee to the single ...
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Unable to use ESRI imagery on MapInfo

I use MapInfo 12.0.2 release build 208. For some weeks I'm not able to launch basemap files example ESRI_World_Street_Map or ESRI_World_Imagery. I receive the below error: Unable to establish a ...
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How to update a MapInfo table with chronological numbers

Is it possible to automatically update a column in a MapInfo table with chronological numbers (1, 2, 3 etc.). *This is without taking a chronological number set from another table
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Cannot open .TAB files in QGIS

I have a bunch of .tab files, which are created by Mapinfo, but some of them cannot be opened in QGIS, for example: This "Urkarten.Tab" have 4 files ( Urkarten.dat, Urkarten.id, Urkarten.map,...
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Adding MapBox WMTS to MapInfo Pro Zoom Error

Not sure what's causing this problem, but I cannot see the tiles being loaded on my MapInfo. I know that the API call to the server is working, but it cannot fetch tiles because of the zoom level? I'm ...
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Is there non spatial Virtual Layer in QGIS?

I have two users working on the same project with identical shapefiles but in a different geographic area. User 1 is working in Area 1 User 2 is working on Area 2 When using MapInfo I used to keep ...
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Adding multiple thematic maps in a single Layout with MapInfo 19

I am a former MapInfo user. Back with MapInfo after 5 years in the ESRI environment, I was hired by a consulting company that uses MapInfo version 19. I collaborated in a project in which I must ...
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Description of all layers in a QGIS project

Is there a way to view the properties of each layer (especially Route and CRS) of a project, all together in a list? (I am using QGIS 3.8.3) The same way that in the Project Properties > Source of ...
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ogr2ogr - "Unable to open datasource" error while converting shp to mif in code. Works fine when running command in console

I'm tyring to convert a shapefile to MapInfo using ogr2ogr. (C#/.NET 6) I get the following error when running the code below: Unable to open datasource [directory path]\file.mif. However, If I open ...
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MapInfo SQL Query with Metacharacters?

I have +8 million edge in MapInfo. I want to select character+digit but I can't. I tried querying as [a-z]+[0-9] but failed to use metacharacters in MapInfo. "New York 1. Street" is true. &...
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Burkina Faso Transverse Mercator projection [closed]

I have coordinates in Adindan UTM30N (Clarke 1880) that I want to re-project into Burkina Faso Transverse Mercator (BFTM). I've created custom projections in QGIS and MapInfo for BFTM using some ...
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GeoPandas does not write CRS in MapInfo Tab

I'm trying to convert a GeoTIFF file into a MapInfo format with Python and GeoPandas. To do that, I'm using the following code: mask = None with rasterio.Env(): with rasterio.open('geoTiff.tif') ...
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Wrong representation rof column name in UTF-8 encoded shape in MapInfo

I want to open an UTF-8 encoded shapefile with MapInfo (15.02). When the pop-up asks me what encoding is used, I chose UTF-8. The data contained in the table is then perfectly shown. The special ...
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Splitting polygon into multiple polygons using MapInfo

I have in a Mapinfo tab file multiple areas represented as some polygon lines. As you can see, the lines are now merged together as a unique polygon. What I would like to do is to separate all those ...
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Making classified grid from tab using MapInfo

I have a Tab file in MapInfo and values are text (Server Name). I want to create a classified grid. The file has more than 1 million points. Lat---Long----ServerID Anyone has created a classified grid ...
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Error loading tab created from OSM

I downloaded open street map data via Quick OSM in QGIS 3.16. Exporting the data to shapefiles works, but I need them as mapinfo (tab). When I export as tab, the file is saved (Successfully saved ...
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Intersection between two layers extremely slow

For a project, we have the following layers: Multiple layers representing the 4G network coverage for the whole Switzerland Multiple layers representing different geographic areas of the country. One ...
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GDAL ogr2ogr - taking too long to load MapInfo TAB file into SQL server table

I am having an issue with loading MapInfo TAB format file into SQL Server table. We have a process that is running fine which uses GDAL ogr2ogr.exe to load MapInfo TAB files we get from suppliers into ...
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Create symbols using font markers in Mapinfo and distribute them

Is it possible to create a symbol in MapInfo that uses text with a shape in the background? So then I just need to change the text for each icon? Here's the outcome I want (this is in QGIS using point-...
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Find Raster data in a Mapinfo workspace

I want to check if there is a raster layer in a map window using Mapbasic v2019. For Group Layers I use the following but I want to do the equivalent with Rasters. Sub Remove_Group (ByVal Group_Name ...
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"Packing" MapInfo TAB file in QGIS

I am used to working with MapInfo when using TAB files, however am in the process of learning how to use QGIS instead. One snag I have hit is that when rows in a table are deleted, the empty rows ...
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Creating new point geometry MapInfo File (TAB) in PyQGIS

I am trying to create empty tab file with different approach's. 1st approach fn = r'E:\data\spilce.tab' shpfields = QgsFields() id = QgsField('id', QVariant.Int) shpfields.append(id) gtp = QgsWkbTypes....
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MapInfo 17.0.1. Problems with SQL queries for my database

I am writing to you with the following two problems I have with MapInfo at my workplace. Recently we have changed our Microsoft SQL-Server 2003, with MapInfo Spatialware, to a Microsoft SQL Server ...
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Convert Mapinfo files into KML files, to check if coordinates are inside a polygon

Sorry for my absolute ignorance, I have 1 day of experience in GIS systems (I'm just a Java developer). Our client did provide us a compressed file with huge .TAB, .MAP, .ID, and .MAP files, and wants ...
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QGIS v/s MapInfo - Differences in Distance Measurements

Distance calculated in different software (MapInfo and QGIS) has given me differences in distance values. To be more precise, it's mostly happening when the distance is more than 25 miles. I doubt ...
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Unable to open broken data set in MapInfo 17.0

When I try to open an workspace/map in MapInfo 17.0 that has a broken dataset or it can't find the direction to an dataset, my MapInfo freezes. Is there a way I can skip past the broken dataset and ...
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How to read MapInfo text type using GDAL?

I'm trying to read MapInfo files using GDAL instead of MITAB library - https://github.com/mapgears/mitab. With the MITAB C API I can call mitab_c_get_type() to identify the feature object type, and if ...
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Exporting separate files of streets from MID/MID which cover district

I have MID/MIF that describes 80 streets of the district and I want to have separate pairs of MID/MID for each street from the original MID/MID. I can save a copy of district MID/MID and delete all ...
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Automation of MapInfo layer changes

I am working with MapInfo files. I have to make a lot of geometrical changes and each geometry change needs a corresponding change in multiple layers of tabular data. I am looking at automating the ...
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Finding out MapInfo file projection

I need to process some MapInfo data in QGIS 3.4, but I am unfamiliar with MapInfo. The data seems wrong when compared to a Google Satellite base map. I do not know the projection of the MapInfo layer, ...
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Subtracting one polygon from another in MapInfo 15

I want to make a hole in a polygon. In older versions of MapInfo I did it with ease, but how do I do it in the current version which is 15?
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Using NTV2 transformations in MapInfo

I am investigating the use of MapInfo to apply transformations between GDA94 and GDA2020. I am using MapInfo Pro 2019.1 so the NTv2.xml file has 10 entries relevant to Australia. They come in pair ...
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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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