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  1. questionImporting Google Earth or Maps imagery into MapInfo Professional?
    MapInfo Pro 11.0 has inbuilt support for Bing Aerial images, which is available to every Discover user that is under a valid Maintenance subscription. Alternatively, MapperG is an add-on to MapInfo Professional (version 8.5 or newer) that allows you to add Street Maps, Aerial Imagery, Hybrid ...
  2. questionBing Maps no longer works in the MapInfo Pro
    Occurrence Occurs on a older version of MapInfo Pro. Symptoms: 1/. Opening a workspace incorporating Bing content returns an error 2/. All Bing Maps Premium toolbar buttons (the Bing Aerial, Hybrid, Roads & Move Map To) are inactive / greyed out. 3/. All File >Tile Server Maps options are gr ...
  3. questionI cannot change the projection of a map with the Bing imagery
    Occurrence When I add a Bing image or other tile server layer to the map window, the projection is changed and I am unable to change the mapper's projection to the desired UTM or other projection. Solution MapInfo disables the support for reprojection on the fly of tile server image layers. Ho ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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.