MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal - July Issue  
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MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal
July 2015 Volume 4, Issue 1
Lot’s Going On!
Tom Probert Welcome to the July issue! I did put the journal on a bit of a hiatus but it is now back with a lot of news in this issue. There is lot’s going on and this issue will get you up-to-date. Scroll down to find an overview of MapInfo Pro v15 (the 32 bit release out now) and v15.2 (the 64 bit release scheduled for late October).
In case you are wondering, version 15.0 is the successor to v12.5. We decided to skip the culturally “unlucky” numbers 13 and 14.

You will also find an introduction to MapInfo Pro Raster, our next generation raster/grid add-on for MapInfo Pro. We are currently offering an extended preview of this product.

Many of you have asked for the ability to set up your own shortcut keys in MapInfo Pro. The 64 bit release now includes a new Command Editor tool which allows you to do just that! This is featured in the “Rummaging in the Toolbox” section.

Finally, something that I think should be popular is a summary of useful links for MapInfo Pro users. This is something we can update from time to time so feel free to send in any suggestions for this.

As always, please forward this to any MapInfo Pro users who might benefit from learning more about the software.

Tom Probert, MapInfo Professional Global Product Manager
Easy Tips for the Browser Window
EZ The title just about says it all. A bunch of handy tips and a couple of links to previous articles so you can the most out of the Browser window.

Check it out here.
MapInfo Pro Version 15 and 15.2
Featured Link MapInfo Pro v15.0 is our latest 32 bit release. The English version is shipping and is available as a free trial download. MapInfo Pro v15.2 is our next 64 bit release and is scheduled for late October.

Check out this article to see what is coming.
Get on the grid with MapInfo Pro Raster! A quick overview!
MI Pro Raster In the last issue we provided some concepts around raster grid based mapping. Now it’s time for a quick overview of what is coming with MapInfo Pro Raster!
Something a bit more Advanced – Using MapInfo Pro to visualise analytic processes and outcomes
Advanced Tom Coats, a veteran of our Applied Analytics team shows you how to use MapInfo Pro to avoid that “eerie silence” when presenting complex analyses.

Check it out here.
Rummaging in the Toolbox- The Command Editor tool (for the 64 bit version)
Toolbox Ever wish you could assign your own keyboard shortcuts to the commands in MapInfo Pro? Check this out.
User Group Spotlight: MapSweden 2015 conference
Our longstanding MapInfo user group in Sweden is hosting their annual meeting in September 15th to 17th.

Visit http://www.mapsweden.se/ for more information.
Featured Link: MapInfo Pro v12.5.4 patch release !
Featured Link This is a patch for the 64 bit release of MapInfo Pro v12.5. It adds a few additional fixes to the ones already added in v12.5.3.

Check it out here.
Featured Link: Summary of resources
Featured Link This journal has provided a number of useful links across many issues. We received a suggestion to compile them on to a single page and Elliot Cox, one of our Product Managers has put this together.

Click here for lots of resources to help you use MapInfo Pro.
 
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Archive of back issues

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Bad Geography joke

How do you clean a nautical chart?
MI Pro Releases

Most recent release:
- MI Pro v12.5.2 patch (for 32 bit MI Pro)
- MI Pro v12.5.4 patch (for 64 bit MI Pro)
- MI Pro v15.0 (32 bit)

Upcoming releases:
- MI Pro v15.2 (64 bit) Oct 2015
- Patches for both v15.0 and v15.2 to be scheduled.
Localisation schedule for MI Pro v15

See article for schedule!
Version 12.5 64 bit Localised Releases

May 2015
French
German
Japanese
Swedish
Danish
Finnish

June 2015
Italian
Chinese
Spanish

July 2015
Dutch
Super Quick Keyboard Tips:

Use Ctrl-R to access the Reshape command.
(Both 32 and 64 bit versions)
Super Quick MouseTip:

64-bit version: Right click in the map window to find the Reshape button on the Mini Toolbar.
Useful Links

Need help from our experts?

Free trial of both the 64 bit release of v12.5 or the 32-bit release of v15.0

FAQ on the 64 bit MapInfo Pro
Answer for the Bad Geography Joke

You give it an iso-bath.
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