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The MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal: Archive
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Latest newsletter - January 2017

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Open an Excel file for Editing
• MapInfo Pro - v16.0.1 – more than just a patch
• 64 bit - Add Map Selecting Tools to the Quick Access Toolbar
• Get on the Grid - MapInfo Pro Advanced Web seminar

Previous newsletters


December 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Using different color labels in a layer
• Reminder - Bing mapping expires at the end of the year!
• MapInfo Pro - v15.0.1 patch release available
• The Data Aspect - Four Use Cases for using Geo-enriched Point-of Interest data
• Get on the Grid - Natural Neighbor interpolation
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v16.0 free trial


October 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Introduction to the Layout Designer!
• MapInfo Pro v16.0 - Access new sources of background maps with WMTS
• MapInfo Pro - Resources
• Be the Query Ninja - Introduction to Update column
• Dig into Discover 64 bit - A detailed exploration
• The Developer Dojo - Getting started with the MapInfo Pro Raster API


August 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Interactive Thematic Mapping - MapInfo Pro v16.0
• Easy Tip - Keyboard shortcuts!
• Dig into Discover - A detailed exploration
• The Data Aspect - Jumpstart your Geospatial project with Global Data
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v15.2.2
• Get on the Grid - MapInfo Pro Advanced web seminar


June 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Improve map display with Enhanced Rendering
• Dig into Discover - The Data Entry module (in 64 bit)
• Get on the Grid - All over the Underviews!
• Be the Query Ninja - Manipulating your data with string functions
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - North Arrows!
• Frequently asked questions - 64 bit version
• Featured Link - Everything 64 bit
• Get on the Grid - MapInfo Pro Advanced web seminar


May 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Introduction to Buffering
• Something a bit more advanced - Using DWG/DXF files in MapInfo Pro
• Dig into Discover - Drill holes module (in 64 bit)
• Get on the Grid - Merge, convert, clip and more!
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v15.2.2
• Get on the Grid - Try MapInfo Pro Advanced!


March 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Ensure your BingĀ® map layers look great!
• Something a bit more advanced - Program and User Settings
• The Data Aspect - The Next Opportunity in Financial Services and Retail
• Get on the Grid - Try MapInfo Pro Advanced
• 64 bits - of MapInfo Pro
• Featured Link - Download MapBasic


February 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Save a default thematic
• Something a bit more advanced - Using Excel and Access data with both versions of MapInfo Pro
• The Data Aspect - Minimising risk with P&C and Reinsurance Data
• Query Ninja - Between!
• The Developer Dojo - Designing your interface
• Featured Link - Have an idea to improve MapInfo Pro?
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v15.2.1 patch
• Get on the Grid - Try MapInfo Pro Advanced!


January 2016

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Save a default view in a Browser window
• Something a bit more advanced - Running MapInfo Pro on a Mac
• Get on the Grid - Using the Grid Calculator
• MapInfo RouteFinder - Optimising a set of deliveries
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v15.2.1 patch


December 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Simple map annotation - how to add circles, text and other highlights to your map
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Add coordinates to your table (Coordinate Extractor)
• Get on the Grid - Working with multispectral data in MapInfo Pro Advanced
• MapInfo Pro Advanced - Advanced versus the "standard" MapInfo Pro
• MapInfo Discover - 64-bit is here
• MapInfo Discover - 64-bit Tips and Tricks
• Featured Link - Check out our Community Downloads site


November 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Label your maps quickly with the Label Rules Gallery
• Query Ninja - Select objects by style
• MapInfo Pro Advanced - FAQ
• MapInfo Pro Advanced - Create Rasters


October 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Open an Excel file for editing
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Give your MapBasic applications a try
• MapInfo Pro v15.2 - Breaking down barriers with v15.2
• MapInfo Pro Advanced - The Powerful Merge Capability - Part1


September 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - A technique for using Bing® mapping to make nice looking maps
• Query Ninja - Select records that do not have an object
• MapInfo Pro - 10 Tips for using the new Ribbon Interface
• MapInfo Pro v15 - New "Friendly" names for your tables
• MapInfo Pro Advanced - Data format support and converting raster data


August 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Return your license!
• The Workspace Explorer - Video tutorial
• The Developer Dojo - Four Typical Questions when writing MapBasic
• MapInfo Pro v15 - Faster editing operations with Smart Indexing!
• MapInfo Pro Raster - A look at the powerful grid colouring capabilities
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Connect the dots with the Spider Graph Tool



July 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Tips for the Browser Window
• MapInfo Pro v15.0 - What's new and what's coming
• MapInfo Pro Raster - Get on the grid
• Something a bit more advanced - Visualise analytic processes and outcomes
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - The new Command Editor (for the 64 bit version)
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v12.5.4 patch release !


March 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Save a map window as a large image
• 64 bits of MapInfo Pro - and the next BIG thing !
• Developer Dojo - A MapBasic Library for Integrating tools
• MapInfo Pro Raster - Coming Soon - Get on the grid
• MapInfo Pro - Visualise analytic processes and outcomes
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v12.5.2 patch release!


February 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Selecting below the top layer
• Query Ninja - “Wildcard” selecting with the Like Operator
• 64-bit MapInfo Pro - The New Window List
• Developer Dojo - Porting your MapBasic applications to the ribbon interface
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - The Mask Tool for 32 and 64 bit
• Featured Link - MapInfo Pro v12.5.2 patch release!


January 2015

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Sort across multiple columns in a Browser window
• Something a bit more advanced - Using proportional overlap when analyzing your data
• 64-bit MapInfo Pro - New Preferences


November 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Setting the background color of your Browser windows
• Something a bit more advanced - Tips for PDF printing!
• MapInfo Professional - Workspace Improvements
• MapInfo Professional - Customise the User Interface
• Finding your way with MapInfo RouteFinder - Using Isochrones


October 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Summary statistics on a column
• Query Ninja - Sub-selecting part 6-Selecting objects that intersect another object
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - Frequently asked questions about the 64 bit version!


September 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - E-mail a table
• Scripting Samurai - Getting Started with the MapBasic window
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - A little preview of the 64 bit version


July 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Selecting objects within a radius and inverting (reversing) the selection
• MapHero contest - Winners announced!
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - New Layout Designer
• Query Ninja - Sub-selecting part 5-using the Buffer() function
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Create a translucent mask around one or more region objects


June 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Choose a custom colour by a specific RGB value
• Something a bit more advanced - Displaying statistical data in 3D
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - Coming Soon!
• Query Ninja - Using a Sub-select to select all the objects within a circle


May 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Setting a default style for drawing new objects
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Summary of journal articles
• Query Ninja - Using a Sub-select to select all the objects within a region
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Rotating Symbols


April 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - See quick statistics on your selections
• Query Ninja - A sub-selecting technique for selecting records from one table that are not in another


March 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Tips for working with multiple windows
• Something a bit more advanced - Clearing Map objects without deleting the whole record
• MapInfo User Conference - Linking to Excel
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Working with spatial databases
• Query Ninja - Introducing Sub-selecting


February 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - De-clutter your Info tool window by making layers unselectable
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - MapCAD enhancements
• Something a bit more advanced - Linking to Excel
• Query Ninja - A slick alternative to the "OR" operator


January 2014

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Save mouse clicks with Directory Preferences
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Improvements to activation and licensing
• Something a bit more advanced - Using Expressions for Labeling
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Tips for Managing the Tool Manager
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - No Windows XP support


December 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - The Basics of Labeling
• MapInfo Professional v12.5 - No Windows XP support
• Query Ninja - Comparing Spatial Objects
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - More enhancements
• Bing Mapping - Expiry and FAQ
• UK Retail Expenditure Guide - Click Here
• Featured Link - New Case Study Library on mapinfo.com


November 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Did you know you can copy and paste a Map window into other documents?
• Something a bit more advanced - Improving your map appearance with Stacked Styles
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - The Named Views tool
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Scale Bar improvements


October 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Notifications in MapInfo Professional v12.0
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Creating graphs!
• The Data Aspect - It's all about SCALE
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Maintenance release
• Work Smarter, Not Harder - Table Structure Manager


September 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Aligning objects in the Layout Window
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - A whole new Toolbox!
• MapInfo Professional v12.0 - Improvements to the Legend Designer
• Something a bit more advanced - Combining Objects Automatically


July 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Better Scale Bars in MapInfo Professional v12.0
• The Data Aspect - How Location Intelligence Pays Dividends for Banks
• Rummaging in the Toolbox- Using the Distance Calculator
• Query Ninja - Calculating Overlaps


June 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Ctrl+A: The quick and easy way to find a selected object in all windows
• Rummaging in the Toolbox- Getting Coordinates into your Table
• MapInfo Professional - v12.0 sneak preview


May 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Use the Drag Map Window tool to combine Map Windows together
• Query Ninja - Selecting all of the objects of a certain type
• Something a bit more advanced - A Hidden Feature in MapInfo Professional®


April 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Right-click to Select All, View Entire Layer or to make a layer editable
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Getting information about your tables
• MapInfo Professional - v11.5.4 is available!


March 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Make quicker Layer Control changes
• Be the Query Ninja - Selecting objects within a circle
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Window Helper v2.0


February 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Making a thematic map translucent
• Something a bit more advanced - Updating a table of lines/polylines with the starting and ending coordinates
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Introducing the Legend Manager
• UK 2011 Census Data - Free Download


January 2013

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Set the default symbol used by the Find command
• Something a bit more advanced - Streamline Layer Control
• Scripting Samurai - Easting and Northings in a Browser Window
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Workspace Packager Tool


December 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Sneak Preview - MapInfo Professional v11.5.2
• Easy Tip - Zoom Layering Techniques
• Be the Query Ninja - Calculating Distances


November 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• 2 Easy Tips - Changing the title of a map window and recovering windows that are off the screen
• Be the Query Ninja - Deriving/calculating new columns of data using functions
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Displaying Data in Grids with the Grid Maker tool


October 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Version 11.5 - just got better
• Easy Tip - Use Enhanced Rendering to Make your Maps look better
• Be the Query Ninja - Joining Tables


September 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Opening an Excel (or text) file for Editing
• Be the Query Ninja - Calculating Distances
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Help with your windows


August 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• An Overview - The Browser window in MI Pro v11.5
• Easy Tip - Setting the default column display for a Browser window
• Something a bit more advanced - Selecting all the records that do not have an object


July 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Introducing the new Legend Designer window
• Something a bit more advanced - Getting started with the SQL select Dialog Box
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - The layout window is not for everything (so try crystal reports)


June 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Three ways to access recently used files
• Something a bit more advanced - Conditional labelling with MapInfo Professional
• Customer Tip! - By Kevin Ryan - Export MapInfo Professional Maps to Google Earth


May 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Save mouseclicks with the Table List Window
• Something a bit more advanced - From Points to Regions (with famous Mathematicians)
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Spider Graph tool

April 2012

• Newsletter - Click Here
• Easy Tip - Check out the free video tutorials!
• Something a bit more advanced - Finding objects close to other objects - using SQL capabilities
• Rummaging in the Toolbox - Sync Windows tool

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