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  1. questionWhat is the difference between registering a raster image via MapInfo Pro versus MapInfo Discover?
    Two methods are available within the MapInfo Pro and MapInfo Discover product suite to register raster images in real-world coordinates. The process of registering an image involves associating map coordinates, usually X and Y, with corresponding pixels on an unregistered image. MapInfo Pro I ...
  2. questionI cannot change the projection of a map with the Bing imagery
    Occurrence When I add a Bing aerial image or other tiler server map to the map window, the projection is changed and I am unable to change the MApper's proejction to the desired UTM or other projection. Solution Mapinfo disable the support for reprojection on the fly of tile server image layers ...
  3. questionWhat data formats can I import?
    Discover and MapInfo Professional can import an extensive range of industry standard and 3rd party data formats. The attached PDFs (bottom of the page) list all supported formats under the following categories, and for each format details the location of the required import tool. Tabular and ...
  4. questionError: “InitNcsEcwLib failed: Error loading dynamic library ‘ncsecwmie.dll’ (The specified procedure cannot be found)”
    Occurrence The error appears after MapInfo Professional has been upgraded or re-installed on a machine on which MapImagery is installed. The error is displayed when using either the File>Open menu option or the Open button on the toolbar. Solution This is a known issue in the 3rd par ...
  5. questionPanning or zooming a map window with an ECW or Large raster image open is very slow
    Solution This is a known issue in the 3rd party MapImagery version 7200 and 10000. Note: PBS does not provide support for this 3rd party application. Uninstall the MapImagery program via Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs. Discover 11 or later includes most of the functionality of MapImag ...
  6. questionError: "ErmmiGetIntPref(KeyGetIntValue): Error loading preferences: The operation completed successfully."
    The error appears after MapImagery is installed on Windows Vista or 7. The error is displayed when using either the File>Open menu option or the Open button on the toolbar. Solution This is a known issue in the 3rd party MapImagery versions 7200 and 10000. Note: PBS does not provide su ...
  7. questionMy raster or surface grid image is shifting when I zoom in or out
    Occurrence When I zoom in on a Map Window, a raster or surface grid image shifts and 'jumps around'. Solution Navigate to Map>Options>Image Processing and set this to Never. Note that the map option will be saved in workspaces, and needs to be changed in all existing windows. You should a ...
  8. questionHow do I change a projection for a layer which is misregistered (without changing coordinates)?
    Occurrence Vector objects such as Lines, Polylines or Polygons have been digitised into the incorrect projection. In this case, reprojection does not work, as the object coordinates will change (move). For example the vector object may have been created in the incorrect UTM Zone, or the wrong ...
  9. questionMy image appears blurred
    Occurrence When I open my grid or raster image and zoom in, the pixels appear blurred and smoothed Solution This is controlled by Map>Options>Smooth Images. Simply set this to None.
  10. questionDisplay Issues when opening ECW images
    Occurrence When I open a TAB file linked to an ECW, JP2 or ALG image file; it appears in the map to be relatively smaller and incorrectly located in the map window. Solution You will need to re-import the Image file to re-create the TAB file. To do this, simply navigate to Discover>Import an ...
  11. questionHow do I open an ECW/JPEG2000 in the correct projection?
    Occurrence If I simply use File>Open Raster Image to open my JP2, J2K or ECW image, it does not open in the correct location or projection. How do I open it with the correct registration and projection? Solution To open ECW or JP2/J2K images you can use Discover>Import or Export>ECW/J ...
  12. questionImporting Google Earth or Maps imagery into MapInfo Professional?
    MapperG is an add-on to MapInfo Professional (version 8.5 or newer) that allows you to add Street Maps, Aerial Imagery, Hybrid Maps, or Terrain Maps from Google Maps with the click of a button. MapperG integrates with your MapInfo mapper window and allows you to overlay your own vector data o ...
  13. questionHow do I open a .JPG2 raster file format that is accompanied by a .J2W world file?
    From MapInfo Professional's File>Open command, open the .JP2 as raster file. Set the correct projection for the raster (this is not automatically picked up): a .TAB will then be generated. Note: if your file is named *.JPG2, rename it as *.JP2 This option only available in MI Pro 7.5 or greater.
  14. questionI've added a raster image to my mapper window, but it does not appear.
    Try the following: 1/. Ensure that the map window view encompasses the raster image. Right-click in the map window, select the View Entire Layer menu option, and choose either the 'All Layers' or image name from the pull down list. Press OK. 2/. In MapInfo's Layer Control dialog, is the image ...
  15. questionCan I open Satellite Imagery in MapInfo Professional?
    Yes. MapInfo Professional includes disk-based file handlers for ECW, MrSID, BIL, GeoTIFF, and ArcBinary raster images. These enable large satellite images (e.g. multi-gigabyte) to be opened and viewed in MapInfo Professional.