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How to copy a feature and change the object (geometry) in MapInfo Pro

Product Feature: Object Editing/Spatial Manipulation

 
This can be done with the function Edit > Clear Map Objects Only.

The steps in detail are:

Copy a feature
1. Make the layer editable
2. Select the object to copy
3. Copy & Paste the object, new row will get created (check the browser window for this).

Delete object (geometry) and append new
4. Select the new object in map or browser window and make the map window the front window
5. Use Edit > Clear Map Objects Only and the geometry (object) will get deleted
6. Check the browser window that the row is still there and make the map window again the front window.
7. Now create the new geometry with the drawing functions. Note that no new row will bet created.


 
UPDATED:  September 7, 2017