Pitney Bowes MapInfo ProViewer User Manual

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MapInfo ProViewer

Version 12.5

User Guide

Notices

Information in this document is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment on the part of the vendor or its representatives. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, without the written permission of Pitney Bowes Software Inc., One Global View, Troy, New York 12180-8399.

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Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to MapInfo ProViewer.................................................

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System Requirements...........................................................................................

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Dependencies and Prerequisites..................................................................

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Installing MapInfo ProViewer...............................................................................

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OpenSource Attribution Notices...................................................................

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What's New in MapInfo ProViewer.......................................................................

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New in Proviewer 12.5................................................................................

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Features Added in Previous Versions of ProViewer........................................

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New in Proviewer 12.0................................................................................

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New in Proviewer 11.5................................................................................

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New in Proviewer 11.0................................................................................

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Displaying a Map in MapInfo ProViewer...........................................................

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Understanding the ProViewer Toolbar..............................................................

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A Brief Tour of the World.wor Workspace........................................................

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Using the Select Tool..................................................................................

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Using the Statistics Tool.............................................................................

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Using the Ruler Tool...................................................................................

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Using the Zoom Tools.................................................................................

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Displaying the Map Legend........................................................................

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Getting Online Help.............................................................................................

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Getting Technical Support .................................................................................

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Want to do more?................................................................................................

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Appendix A: Glossary.......................................................................................

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Definition of Terms..............................................................................................

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Introduction to MapInfo ProViewer

MapInfo ProViewer provides an easy way to see, print, and share electronic desktop maps. This convenient map viewer opens tables created using Pitney Bowes Software products such as MapInfo Professional or MapXtreme and displays them in Map and Browser windows. It also opens workspaces and re-createsMap,Browser,Graph,andLayoutwindowsexactlyastheywerecreated in MapInfo Professional. Using this product you can display and print maps and workspaces created in any version of the Pitney Bowes Software product line.

The purpose of this chapter is to familiarize you with the basics of MapInfo ProViewer and provide resources for you to become familiar with it. You can also get installation assistance from Technical Support, if necessary, using information in this document.

In this section:

 

System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing MapInfo ProViewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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What's New in MapInfo ProViewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Features Added in Previous Versions of ProViewer . . . .

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Displaying a Map in MapInfo ProViewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Understanding the ProViewer Toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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A Brief Tour of the World.wor Workspace . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Getting Online Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Getting Technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Want to do more? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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System Requirements

System Requirements

This product is tested on the following Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems:

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 with 32-bit compatibility mode

Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1

Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1 with XenApp 6.0

Windows 8 32-bit

Windows 8 64-bit

Windows 2012 Server 64-bit

Windows 2012 Server 64-bit with XenApp 6.5

Dependencies and Prerequisites

The install wizard checks for the following and prompts you if not already on your system; you can choose to have the install wizard install these requirements, or cancel the installation if you do not want to proceed.

Microsoft Office Access database engine 2010—does not install when the 64 bit office 2010 driver is installed

Microsoft Office Access database engine 2007—only on a 64 bit Operating System that has the 64 bit 2010 driver installed

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)

Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Update 3 Redistributable Package (x86)

Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package (x86)

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Full

Note: Check the Microsoft website for the minimum requirements for these redistributables and updates if installing to an unsupported operating system.

Installing MapInfo ProViewer

To install MapInfo ProViewer:

1.Go to the directory where the ProViewer installer is located and right-click the Setup.exe file and select Run as administrator from the popup menu to install using elevated privileges. A prompt for permission to continue displays. Click Allow to proceed (if you do not respond and the message times-out, the install is unsuccessful).

The wizard begins to lead you through the installation.

2.If any of the prerequisites listed under Dependencies and Prerequisites are not already installed on your system, then a prompt displays to install them. Click Install.

If you see a message that you are required to reboot, click Yes. You must reboot to continue with the installation.

3.In the Welcome screen, click Next.

4.In the License Information screen, click I accept and Next to continue.

5.In the Customer Information screen, type in your user and organization names in the fields provided. Click Next.

6.In the Destination Folder screen, click Next to accept the default path or click Change to select a new path.

7.In the Ready to Install screen, click Install to begin the file transfer.

8.In the Completed screen, click Finish to complete the installation of MapInfo ProViewer.

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