MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal - September Issue  
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MapInfo Pro™ Monthly Journal
October 2012 Volume 1, Issue 6
Hello MapInfo Professional Users 
Tom We have a great issue lined up for you this month. Over the past couple of years Peter Hørsboll Møller has worked on a MapBasic utility called the Window Helper. It is available for download from our Web site and this month Peter has written a brief article to introduce this to you all.

We are also introducing a regular new feature called "Be the Query Ninja". In this we will help you to build your SQL querying skills. 

Tom Probert, EMEA Product Marketing Manager

Easy Tip - Opening an Excel (or text) file for Editing

Here is a quick tip to easily make a copy of an Excel table as you open it. This is handy if you are working with Excel data but require the ability to edit the data. 

Click here to read more.

New Section: Be the Query Ninja!

In the previous two issues we have started covering the SQL querying capabilities in MapInfo Professional. We will now make this a regular feature in the journal. To that end it needs a good title and the idea for this comes from our colleagues in Australia.

This month we will be joining tables. Read on here. 

Rummaging in the Toolbox: Help with your windows!!

For the first time we will expand our horizons to a very useful tool that is available for download from our Web site. It is called the Window Helper and provides some very useful capabilities. 

Click here to read more.

Featured Link: Try MapInfo Stratus free for 30 days!

MapInfo Stratus represents the next generation of web mapping. With Stratus, you can provide the non-GIS experts in your organisation access to the data they need, in a format they can use. 

To learn more or sign up for a free 30 day trial, please see the following:

If you are in the Americas, Click here

If you are in Europe Middle East, Africa, India or the SAARC region, Click here

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Missed the previous issue?

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

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

What is the difference between a tub full of freezing water and a depth contour?

MI Pro Releases

Most recent release:
- MI Pro v11.5- June 2012

Upcoming releases:
- MI Pro v11.5.1- September 2012
- MI Pro v11.5.2- December 2012
- MI Pro v11.5.3- March 2013

Super Quick Keyboard Tip!

To switch between windows within MapInfo Professional use Ctrl+Tab. You can do this repeatedly if you have multiple windows open.

MapInfo Professional v11.5 Web Seminars

We are running a number of Web seminars from locations around the world.

Answer for the Bad Geography Joke

One is an icy bath and the other is an isobaths.

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