MapInfo How To ...
Change the Projection
MapInfo only allows the projection to be changed when saving. So to change the projection:
- File > Save Copy As ...
- Click the button [Projection ...]
- The current projection will be selected, change this to the desired projection. (There are lots to choose from, so it may take a while to find the one you need.)
- Save the file. You will need to save to a different file, so if you are saving a .tab file then you cannot simply save over that .tab file but must save to a different one.
These notes are believed to be correct for MapInfo v7.5 running on Windows 2000 and may apply to other versions as well.
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