How to resolve issue where the Object Info dialog displays rounded values for area and perimeter in MapInfo Professional

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™


When viewing the values for Area and/or Perimeter in the Object Info dialog in MapInfo, these are rounded up.

Users can access this window by either double-clicking the object, or selecting it and hitting F7 on the keyboard.

Below shows the values within the Region Object Info dialog, and the comparative results having used an SQL Select Query:

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This is happening by design since this feature was introduced, up until the current release MapInfo v16 x64. (as of 09/12/2016).


UPDATED: November 28, 2017
Clients are advised to use SQL Select query or MapBasic to obtain accurate measurements.