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How to pan the map frame using the mouse in the new layout designer of MapInfo Pro 12.5

Product affected: MapInfo Pro™
1 - Double click on the map frame so it is active (blue boarder)
2 - Enable the Grabber tool from the Tools toolbar

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3 - Click in to the map frame and pan using the mouse


The new Pan tool from the new layout designer toolbar (highlighted below) is only used for panning the layout window

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Please note panning the map frame when it is active (blue boarder) can be done by using the arrow keys on the keyboard as well as the pan tool.
UPDATED:  September 11, 2017