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  1. questionWhat data formats and file types can I import?
    Discover and MapInfo Professional can import an extensive range of industry standard and 3rd party data formats. The attached PDF (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 V ...
  2. 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 This is usually due to image being in a different projection type, than the current mapper window. There are 2 ways to workaround this - 1) Reproject a new copy of the image into the Ma ...
  3. questionUnable to select a transparent color for a TIF image
    Occurrence I Mapinfo 15.2 or 16.0 64-bit, you have opened a TIF file via File>Open>Raster Image. When you go to the layer properties to apply a transparency, the Select Color button is disabled. Solution This bug in MapInfo Raster hijacking the previous handling of Image files in Mapin ...
  4. 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>Map Options>Smooth Images. Simply set this to None.
  5. questionBing Base Maps no longer works in MapInfo Pro
    Occurrence Occurs on a older version of MapInfo Pro. Symptoms: 1/. Opening a workspace incorporating Bing content returns an error 2/. All HOME>Open>Base Maps (the Bing Aerial, Hybrid, Roads) are inactive / greyed out. 3/. All and File >Tile Server Maps options are greyed out Solution ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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.