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Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile   Linh Pham May 27, 2002
Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile   Bernard Jousse May 27, 2002
Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile   Linh Pham May 27, 2002
Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile   Bernard Jousse May 27, 2002
Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile   Bernard Jousse May 27, 2002
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Subject Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile 
Author Linh Pham 
Date May 27, 2002 
Message Anybody know how to convert from Mapinfor to shape file(by code not by application). I see the MIF2SHP.exe in Mapobjects directory but I don't know how to use it in Visual Basic 6.
Please tell me how to do it.
Thanks in advange.
 
   
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Subject Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile 
Author Bernard Jousse 
Date May 27, 2002 
Message The MIF MID format specification is available "free". I do not know if MIF2SHP can be distributed with an application, but you can "easily" write a conversion program from MIF MID to SHP in VB)

have a look at

http://www.mapinfo.com/community/free/library/interchange_file.pdf 
  Bernard Jousse
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Subject Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile 
Author Linh Pham 
Date May 27, 2002 
Message Thank you for your answer but because I'm just a beginner of this situations and I don't know how to do it, so can you tell me how to do it in detail.
Thanks 
   
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Subject Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile 
Author Bernard Jousse 
Date May 27, 2002 
Message unfortunately, this is company code (2 weeks work for one of the developpers), I'll try to see on the free gis sites if there is some usable code that i can post to you 
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Subject Re: Convert from Mapinfor(MIF) to shapefile 
Author Bernard Jousse 
Date May 27, 2002 
Message if you vcan read Avenue Code and translate it into VB, here is some MIF2shp code

http://software.geocomm.com/translators/mapinfo/

thre is also

http://freegis.org/details.en.html?name=MITAB

where you might get good C source code to parse a MIF/MID file

sorry I cant do more.... 
  Bernard Jousse
bjousse@compuserve.com