Hello, welcome to my GIS website tutorial. Today, I am going to show you how to import Micromine string file into Mapinfo Professional. Mapinfo Professional with Discover supports Micromine data and string file. If you or your client uses Micromine, you can easily import Micromine files to Mapinfo. Micromine string file usually contain line or polygon information inside.
Common Micromine string file structure will contains at least the following:
- Rl (optional)
Join contains information (can be number or text) that is needed to differentiate between lines or polygon. Same polygon or line, will have same join value.
Steps to Import Micromine String file to Mapinfo Professional
Open Mapinfo Professional with Discover and then go to Discover | Import & Export | Micromine Import. On the next window, select String file from the list and press OK. Next, browse to your Micromine string file and follow on screen wizard. You may have a look at the following animation I made.
Sorry for the bad image quality but I think it still usable. I hope this tutorial is helpful for anyone who wants to learn Mapinfo Professional.