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Mid/Mif Donuts Importing

This is a discussion on Mid/Mif Donuts Importing within the Wish List forums, part of the MapPoint Desktop Discussion category; When using the Spatial Data Import utility (for MapInfo boundries) to import shapes - we noticed that shapes that contain ...

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    Mid/Mif Donuts Importing

    When using the Spatial Data Import utility (for MapInfo boundries) to import shapes - we noticed that shapes that contain holes (like donuts) import as solid shapes with no holes. Thought all should be aware .....

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    Makes sense - I don't think the MapPoint API supports 'holes' in polygons.

    One solution (if for display only), would be to split the polygon into two polygons. The 'hole' is then incorporated in the split, as it were.


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