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Extracting node coordinates from a polyline or polygon in MapInfo Pro

Products Affected:  MapInfo Pro™
Product Feature:  MapInfo Pro™ Third party Tools
How to extract node coordinates from a polyline or polygon

Below are the steps for extracting coordinates from nodes within a polyline or polygon using MapInfo Professional and a third-party MapBasic 'All2Pts.mbx'
(Users with Discover can use Discover > Object Editing > Extract Nodes instead)
  1. Users will first need to download the MBX from this Google Groups webpage and Save the attached third-party MBX tool called 'All2Pts.mbx' somewhere on the computer.
  2. Load the tool in MapInfo Professional via Tools > Tool Manager > Add tool... > check 'loaded' and 'autoload'
  3. Open the polyline table (if the table is a polygon table, the user can save a copy of it and convert it to polylines via Objects > Convert to polylines)
  4. Go to Tools > choose Convert all to points tool > convert all to points > select the table and click on Start
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      5.  This will create a new temporary table of points based on the location of the nodes in the original polyline table.
 
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      6.   The user can then use 'Coordinate Extractor' tool under the Tools menu to extract the coordinates of the points into the table and Export the file to Mid/Mif. When you Import the Mid/Mif into MapInfo Pro, users can Create points on the Nodes. 

*NOTE - as this tool is a third-party tool, it is not officially supported and Technical Support will not be responsible in case of any issues or conflicts with MapInfo Professional which this tool may incur.

 
UPDATED:  May 23, 2019