New at MP2K Magazine - 5/16/2003
signs suggest the next versions of MapPoint are indeed on schedule for release
this summer will be called MapPoint 2004. By next month's issue we should
be ready to allow you to reserve your copy for priority shipment... in the
meantime, drop us a note at email@example.com and we will let you know as soon as it becomes available.
The five hundredth user registered in the MP2Kmag discussion forums this
week. The discussion forum's features are one of MP2Kmag's best-kept secrets
and include private messages, optional e-mail notification and additional profile settings, embedded images, smilies and other emoticons, etc. Special forums have been developed for reader polls, a MapPoint wish list, article feedback and discussion, and many more.. come join in the fun!
BONUS: MP2Kmag will send a free copy of
Streets & Trips 2003 to whoever makes the most innovative use of the
forum in the next month. Nominate yourself or someone else by sending an
In this issue, we are featuring Part II of a series by Sergiy Pavlov on
how to get additional functionality from the MapPoint ActiveX Control. The series grew out of a very lively discussion in the MP2Kmag forum.
Working with pushpins in MapPoint?
Get the MapPoint 2002 Pushpin Tool for just $75.
The latest features include the ability to
export lat/lon coordinates of pushpins to Excel
and advanced find Pushpin functionality. Read
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Improving On The MapPoint Geocoding Algorithm
Rainer Barthels shares a
method for getting better geocodes in MapPoint than the built-in routine
by using the return values from FindAddressResults.
Product Review: Map-In-A-Box
A review of Map-In-A-Box which seamlessly
integrates Microsoft’s MapPoint 2002 functionality into MapInfo Professional
recently appeared on Directions Magazine.
TIP: Printing to Device Other than Default Printer
A recurring question in the forum recently came up again -- how to print to a device other than the default printer.
MapPoint 2004 Beta
We have heard reports that there exist beta builds of the next versions of MapPoint -- and they're called MapPoint 2004!
Map-In-A-Box for ArcGIS Available For Beta Testing
The first public release of the Map-In-A-Box extension
for ArcGIS 8 is now available for beta testing. Map-In-A-Box is an extension
to ArcGIS that allows Microsoft MapPoint 2002 data and functionality to be
utilized seamlessly within ArcMap.
Coordinate Exchange for MapPoint
Labtek announces a MapPoint plug-in
that allows the user to exchange coordinate information between files, MapPoint
and a GPS Receiver.
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