Functionality replaced or retired from the MapInfo Discover 2016 64-bit Bundle

The following capabilities will not be available in the 64-bit version of MapInfo Discover. They have been either superseded by new & enhanced functionality (as indicated), or retired.

If required, these capabilities are all still available in MapInfo Discover 2015 (32-bit).

Note: MapInfo Discover 64-bit can be installed and licensed on the same computer as MapInfo Discover 32-bit version (Standalone or Bundle)

REPLACED

  • Enhanced Layer Control replaced by MapInfo Pro's Layer Control + Table List + NEW Explorer windows.
  • Temporal Trends replaced by capabilities in GraphMap Geolocated Graphs.
  • Colour Map, DigData and the Structural Data tool have all been replaced by the enhanced capabilities within the Data Entry module.
  • The Dynamic Scalebar has been superseded by MapInfo Pro's Scalebar (Map>Scalebar)


RETIRED

  • MapShop
  • Polybuilder (In Mapinfo 12.5/15.0)
  • ALG support removed from both MapInfo Discover & MapInfo Discover 3D (ALG data files such as ERS and ECW can be opened directly instead)
  • ECW output support removed from the Convert map to registered raster tool
  • GDB support removed from MapInfo Discover 3D



Surfaces module capabilities in MapInfo Pro Raster

For tips and tricks on achieving equivalent functionality from the retired Surfaces menu in MapInfo Pro Raster, see this related article.

The following Surfaces capabilities are currently not present in MapInfo Pro Raster, but can still be accessed in your 32-bit MapInfo Discover version. We are very interested in any functionality missing in MapInfo Pro Raster that you consider important: please provide feedback in the new Raster section of our PBIdeas portal.

Create Grid > Interactive (Gridding):

  • Kriging interpolation method (for geostatistical modelling)
  • Output grid preview
  • Breaklines support
  • Group field support
  • Inverse Distance Weighting>Search Multiple search expansions or grid passes (for in-fill gridding)
  • Inverse Distance Weighting>Search Sample selection rules (to handle data density variance)

Convert Vector File (3D TIN) to Grid

Export Grid to Image

HGT Grid Import

Grid Tiler

Grid Profile > Show Vector layer intersections


Grid Utilities
  • Edit
  • Flip
  • Grid to Grid Clip
  • Outline
  • Rotate
  • Shift
  • Surface Area
  • Vectorize


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