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05-21-2004, 11:17 AM
Winwaed Software Technology is proud to announce the first "pre-release beta" of The Grid Imp.

This useful tool lets you import gridded data into MapPoint, and includes the following features:

- Support for multiple text file formats
- Ability to set output extents
- Draft Mode for quick 'test' plots
- Different colormaps
- Optimized polygons for faster rendering
- Supports MapPoint versions 2002 and 2004
- Supports North American and European editions of MapPoint

The final version will also have the following abilities:

- Support for different input/output grid intervals
- Support for non-gridded input data
- Fully customizable colormaps
- Improved support for systems with multiple MapPoint editions installed

To download, go to:


The zip file includes documentation and installation instructions. As this is a beta version, feedback is invited. Please send feedback to:

gridimp_beta@nospam.winwaed.com (remove nospam)

or post it to our online support forum:


Richard Marsden
Winwaed Software Technology

06-21-2004, 07:19 AM
Version v0.2b of The Grid Imp has been released. See the the Grid Imp page for details and download link.


This version includes a proper installer and un-installer, as well as the following new features:

- Support for any input data order
- Support for poorly gridded input data
- Support for holes, and interpolation across them (if required)
- Ability to re-grid data to a new grid
- Ability to easily select which MapPoint to use, if both the North American
and European editions are installed.
- Tooltips
- User-closure of MapPoint is handled cleanly.
Richard Marsden
Owner, Winwaed Software Technology