MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal - October Issue  
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MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal
October 2016 Volume 5, Issue 4
MapInfo Pro v16.0 is here!
Tom Hello MapInfo Pro users, The big news this month is that the English release of MapInfo Pro v16.0 is available! See below for a link to the free trial. We covered the new interactive thematic mapping capabilities in the previous issue. In this issue, you can check out the WMTS support in the article below and more!
We are also hosting our first ever global online MapInfo Pro Meetup. See below for a link where you can get more details. I hope you join us!

In addition, the Developer Dojo is opening its doors to application development with the MapInfo Pro Raster SDK and Mustapha Mudasiru, a UK based Technical Support rep makes his journal debut with an article on using the Update Column command.

There are other events going on too (both live/in person and virtual), check out the side bar to the right. Thanks and good mapping!

Tom Probert, MapInfo Pro Global Product Manager

P.S. Please be sure to tell a friend about this journal. Forward it on to any MapInfo Pro users that you know.
MapInfo Pro Virtual Meetup
Easy Tip: Introduction to the Layout Designer!
EZ This is an updated introductory article. It is making use of the latest version of MapInfo Pro but much applies to the earlier versions of the Layout Designer (going back to v12.5). The article will also point you to resources for earlier versions.

Learn the basics on creating great output!
MapInfo Pro v16.0: Access new sources of background maps with WMTS
64 Bit Support for the OGC WMTS (Web Map Tile Service) specification is one of the many improvements in MapInfo Pro v16.0.

Click here to learn more.
Resources to help you get the most from MapInfo Pro
64 Bit If you are just getting started with using the new ribbon interface in MapInfo Pro, we have a lot of help for you. This includes videos, a command reference, slide decks and a list of relevent articles from this journal.

Start exploring here.
MapInfo Pro v15.0: Look out for a patch release next month
MapInfo Pro For those of you still using the 32 bit version of MapInfo Pro, a patch release is scheduled for MapInfo Pro v15.0 in late November. This will address a number of issues reported by our customers.
Be the Query Ninja: Introduction to Update column
Query Ninja OK. Technically speaking this is a different command than SQL Select but we think it makes sense to extend the turf of the Query Ninja into this important capability.

Check out this introduction to updating data from Mustapha Mudasiru.
Dig into Discover 64 bit: A detailed exploration
Dig into Discover Did you catch the pun in that title? Here is a 55 minute video that provides the ins and outs on using the 64 bit version of MapInfo Discover.

Click here to check it out.
The Developer Dojo: Getting started with the MapInfo Pro Raster API
Dojo Sensei Peter Moeller starts you on the path to developing raster GIS solutions using our next generation MapInfo Pro Raster capabilities.

Enter the dojo here!
Featured Link: MapInfo Pro v16.0 free trial
Featured Link If you haven’t seen MapInfo Pro v16.0, you don’t know what you are missing.

Here is a link to download the free trial.
Not yet subscribed?

If you have not yet subscribed click here.
Missed the previous issue?

Click here to see the August 2016 issue.
Upcoming Events

United Kingdom: MapInfo UK User Group meeting.
Birmingham, UK: 24th November

Online: Be Location Intelligent with MapInfo Pro
Hosted by Directions Magazine: 25th October. 2 pm USA Eastern time

Online: MapInfo Pro Virtual meetup. See the banner display to the left.
Archive of back issues

Click here for an archive of previous issues.
Bad MapInfo Joke

Knock, knock?
Who’s there?
Norway who?
Norway I’m going to go Oslo as that.
MI Pro Releases

Most recent release:
- MI Pro v15.2.4 patch
- MI Pro v16.0

Upcoming releases:
- MI Pro v15.0.1 patch (late Nov 2016)
- MI Pro v16.0.1 patch (Dec 2016)
Localisation schedule

Details coming in next issue.
Super Quick Mouse Tip:

To select the entire contents of a Browser window click in the top left corner.
Super Quick Keyboard Tip:

Use Alt+ Left arrow for the previous view
Useful Links

Need help from our experts?

MapInfo Pro v16.0 free trial (includes MapInfo Pro Advanced)

Links to lots of MapInfo Pro resources
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