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Export to KML not outputting data in vector format.

Product Affected: Mapinfo Pro™
 

Issue

End User would like to export data from MapInfo Professional to KML format, resulting file is raster format, however User wants vector KML.

Cause

Before using Google Earth Export tool the User must select vector objects, otherwise the MBX tool will assume raster is the output

Resolution

UPDATED: October 19, 2017
  1. Load the Google Earth Link tool (this is under Tools >> Tool Manager)
  2. Select the relevant vector objects in your Map window
  3. Use Map >> Google Earth Link >> Export to Google Earth option
  4. You should see the prompt:
User-added image

Select the second option as shown above. Then customize any export settings and hit OK to finish.