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Posted By Bob Fortin 05-05-2022 13:44
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We do have a way to manually customize context menus in the MapInfoPro.mnu file. It is located here C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\MapInfo\MapInfo\Professional\2100 It is now an xml format, but the initial context menus are loaded from there. Of course if you are going to try this be sure ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 04-20-2022 09:30
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Hi Michele, As Peter says we show up to 40 fields. If there is more than 40 we show indexed fields (also up to 40). In v2021.1 we have improved the "Add Condition"  dialog "Plus button" to allow adding multiple fields. You can also search to find fields. This is very helpful when a table can have ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 02-23-2022 12:03
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Hi Ryan, Were you able to try my suggestion to rule out any add-ins that might be causing an issue? Another way to do this is to simply select them all in the tool manager window and click the unload button. -Bob ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 02-17-2022 12:37
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Hi Ryan, One idea is to see if the issue is being caused by an add-in. An easy way to do this is to start Pro on a command line with MapInfoPro.exe /noautoload If the issue does not happen then you can try to narrow it down to which tool. If it still happens let us know and we can get tech support ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-15-2021 08:12
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Here are the bugs fixed after 183. MIPRO-122795  fix for MIPRO-122795 - CRASH: Trying to open the MapInfo WFS server is throwing internal service error 500 then MapInfo exits    After build 183    MIPRO-122785  Fix for MIPRO-122785 ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-13-2021 16:22
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Hi Tony, I spent a few hours on friday trying this out. I made two new mapbasic functions that take a variable number of parameters. The first one - PredominantVal(expr1, expr1 [, exprn...]) returns the maximum of the values passed in. The return value has the type of the first expression, so it ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-08-2021 11:59
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Hi Tony, Have you given some thought as to what you would need in Pro to make this easier? I think it can be done already by using IIF() or Cond() functions. You should be able to do the same thing you did in excel inside of Pro with a careful update statement to set the value of a new column. ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-08-2021 11:31
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I posted the release notes for the new dialog into the Lab group. If you are part of the Lab you can read it here: New Projection Dialog coming in 2021.1 | MapInfo Lab (precisely.com) ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro Development ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-08-2021 11:30
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Hi Stefan, Your guess is correct. -Bob ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro Development Team ------------------------------
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-02-2021 16:29
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Hi Stefan, For the short time we have for 2021.1 we are just updating the UI but keeping the .prj file format the same. I will create a story to add a group for the  you suggested above. Do you have a name in mind for the group? ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-02-2021 16:23
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Hi John, Here is an early edit of the release notes for build 183 bug fixes: Bug #  Description  Status  Notes (additional information about the customer's experience of the issue)  MIPRO-120635  Customer Issue: MIPRO-116553, Internal ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 12-02-2021 11:47
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Hi Stefan, The tooltip syntax description is correct. TOOLTIP_CLAUSE ( Remove | ( tooltiptext | ( PROPERTIES_CLAUSE ) ) ) Remove the tool tip. tooltiptext sets the value of the tool tip. PROPERTIES_CLAUSE sets the properties of the tab as defined in the RibbonControls.def file. ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 11-30-2021 18:28
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Hi Stefan, I will post details in the lab in a few days about the new csys dialog. For new here is a screenshot/teaser...   ps. Have you tried the new ribbon mapbasic statements yet? We had you in mind. ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 10-27-2021 10:09
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Hi Mike, It looks like the mapbasic function SearchPoint() would find the same records as the info tool. See the mapbasic help topic for it. ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro Development Team ---------------------------- ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 10-27-2021 09:52
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Hi Mike, This is a very good suggestion. I have added a backlog item for us to look into it. I am thinking of a button to either turn it into the selection or to expose it as an ad-hoc query table. In either case you could then save copy as or export it. I have not yet found a way to get the ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 10-18-2021 10:49
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One minor correction: re - you can also use $() which would tell MapInfo Pro to look for the Alias in the Smart Text Alias file. We currently do not support Aliases in map smart text adornments. ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro ...
Posted By Bob Fortin 08-25-2021 12:48
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Was the Installer run with "run  as administrator"? That is required. ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro Development Team ------------------------------
Posted By Bob Fortin 08-19-2021 16:32
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Posted By Bob Fortin 08-19-2021 16:32
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Here is a video I created with Pro 2021 alpha showing a time series of lightning strikes over Denmark. ------------------------------ Bob Fortin Software Architect and Distinguished Engineer MapInfo Pro Development Team ------------------------------
Posted By Bob Fortin 08-19-2021 16:22
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Hi Martin, We require the data to be in row format with date, time or datetime column(s). This is similar to ESRI and QGis. I have a tool that I plan to post that allows you to transpose a table with columns for dates to a row format. Other tools such as Excel can do this transpose also. -Bob ...