MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal - March Issue  
  Pitney Bowes
MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal
March 2013 Volume 1, Issue 12
Hello MapInfo Professional Users

Here is your March 2013 issue of "The MapInfo Professional". In case you have not heard, WindowHelper v2.0 is out. 

We wrote about this in the September issue last year and since then Peter Moeller has made some really handy improvements.

It is the feature for the "Rummaging in the Toolbox" section this month.

Also, the Query Ninja is back and we have a great little easy tip for you too. Enjoy!

Tom Probert, EMEA Product Marketing Manager

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Easy Tip - Make quicker Layer Control changes...

Did you know you can turn map redraws on and off? This allows you to make multiple Layer Control changes and then have the map redraw

Click here to learn more...

Be the Query Ninja! Selecting objects within a circle

MapInfo Professional has a CreateCircle() function that can be used in an SQL statement to select all of the points that are within a given radius of a location. This is similar to using the Radius Select tool or creating a buffer but has some particular advantages. 

Click here to learn more...

Rummaging in the Tool box: Window Helper v2.0!! 

WindowHelper is an add-on for MapInfo Professional that provides a number of useful capabilities. It was written by Peter Moeller, a Systems Engineer that works for Pitney Bowes Software in Denmark

A new release of WindowHelper is now available. 
Click here to read on...
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Archive of back issues

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Bad Geography joke

What do John Wayne and a map key have in common?

MI Pro Releases

Most recent release:
- MI Pro v11.5- June 2012
- MI Pro v11.5.1- September 2012
- MI Pro v11.5.2- December 2012

Upcoming releases:
- MI Pro v11.5.3- March 2013
- MI Pro v12.0- June 2013
- MI Pro v12.0.1- September 2013

Version 11.5 available localised releases:
Released September 2012
Released November 2012
Released December 2012
Released January 2013

Super Quick Keyboard Tips:

To zoom the map to view what is currently selected, use Ctrl-G. The map will be centred on your selection but note that the zoom level does not change.

Featured Link:

MapBasic is a free download which can be used to customise MapInfo Professional. Click here.

Answer for the bad geography joke:

Both are lagends.

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