Hello, welcome to my Mapinfo Tutorial. Today, we are going to learn a basic Mapinfo Professional task, open CSV file. Mapinfo supports various data types including CSV. CSV is a delimited file (comma, tab or space delimited). The CSV file can contain multiple columns with data. And then we can use the data in Mapinfo. For example, you have a topography survey data which contains X,Y and Z data. In this example, I use the topography survey data from Micromine. I have exported the Micromine file to CSV file format.
Steps to Open CSV File in Mapinfo Professional
From Mapinfo main window, Go to File | Open. The Open file window will open up. Browse to the CSV file and change the Files of Type to Comma delimited (.csv). Select the file and then click OK.
You can enable the option Create copy in Mapinfo format for read/write. By enabling this option, you will be able to edit the table from Mapinfo.
Thank you for reading this article, I hope it helps for you who want to learn Mapinfo Professional. Stay tuned on this blog for more GIS Tutorials.