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How to change the projection units of a non-earth Shape file in MapInfo Pro

UPDATED: September 8, 2017


Here is how to change the projection units of a non-earth Shape file in MapInfo Pro:

1. Go to File > Open (select the shape file from the Files of type drop down list)

2. Select the .shp file

3. Specify the .tab file name for the translated .shp file

4. Click Save

5. On Shape file Information dialogue, select Choose Projection

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6.Select Non-Earth-US survey feet or desired units

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7. Update the MAX X and MAX Y to 10000000

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8. Click OK

9. Click OK and the shape file will be translated and presented on a map window

10. Go to Map> Options to verify the Map Units

Environment Details

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™

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