Welcome to another Mapinfo Tutorial for Beginners. In this article, we are going to learn about the map projection. The map projection is an important thing that we need to understand. Every spatial dataset has a projection information in it. This include the location information of a dataset or spatial table such as the longitude, latitude. Please read this article to know more about Map Projection.
After you understand the importance of a map projection, now we are going to show you how to change the map projection on MapInfo Professional. In some cases, you may need to change the map projection. In Mapinfo, we can change the projection in map level or table level.
Steps to Change Map Projection in Mapinfo
- Open the tables in Map Window.
- Go to Map | Options
- Click Projections
- Choose the new projection from the list
- Click OK
That’s it. Now your map should has a new projection. Thank you for reading this short tutorial. For more tutorial, please visit my other Mapinfo Tutorial.