MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal - May Issue  
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MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal
May 2012 Volume 1, Issue 2
Hello MapInfo Professional Users
Tom We have had some good feedback on the first issue, as of April 30th, the number of people subscribed stands at 890! We appreciate all of the interest so far and will work hard to make this journal valuable to you.

In order to do this we (1) need to provide you with useful content, (2) build an engaged community and (3) it probably won't hurt to offer an occasional competition (with prizes, of course!). 

And, in the service of all three of these things, we will hold our first competition in this issue.

Tom Probert, Editor

Easy tip - save mouseclicks with the Table List Window 

A colleague of mine was recently at a user event and a few questions/suggestions came up. These were comments along the lines of being able to click a layer and do a select all, browse or see the table structure.  

Click here to read more. 

Something a bit more advanced ... 
From Points to Regions (with famous Mathematicians)

Let's say you have a set of point data for which you would like to estimate regional coverage for each point. Let's also say that a data set of regions is not available for you. This article will show how MapInfo Professional can build a set of contiguous regions from a set of points.

An example of where this might be helpful is if you have a postal set of data in the form of points but no regions are provided.

Click here to read more.

Rummaging in the Toolbox - find the tools to help you do more! 

The Spider Graph tool creates lines between objects in a single table, or between objects from two tables based on a common identifier, for example, let’s say you have stores and customers. If both tables have a store identifier then the Spider Graph tool can be used to create lines connecting each customer to their store. 

Click here to read more.

Upcoming Web Seminars and Events.

The list this month includes events in the USA, UK, Sweden, Netherlands and Germany.

Featured Web seminar
Extend your Analysis in all Dimensions

This web seminar will explore MI Pro add-ons that provide extended statistical analysis (including interactive graphing and charting), grid based analysis, temporal analysis and 3D visualisation and analysis. 

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Missed the previous issue?

Click here to see the inaugural April 2012 issue.
Archive of back issues

Click here for an archive of previous issues.
Bad Geography joke

Why is a lifeguard like a polar stereographic projection?

MI Pro Releases

Most recent release:
- MI Pro v11.0.4- March 2012

Upcoming releases:
- MI Pro v11.5- June 2012
- MI Pro v11.5.1- September 2012
- MI Pro v11.0.4- December 2012

Super Quick Keyboard Tip!

In the map window, if you are using the cross-hair cursor (such as with the 'Info tool'), you can switch between three different cursor styles. Press the 'x' key on the keyboard. (Requires MI Pro v11.0) 


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Click here to join the LinkedIn Group set up to accompany this Journal.

Answer for the Geography Joke

The lifeguard is a tan gent and the polar stereographic projection is a tangent.

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