[Gdal-dev] Ogrinfo and MapInfo "view" TAB files
bthoen at gisnet.com
Tue Jan 2 18:18:45 EST 2007
Hmm... now it works. I must have messed something up the first time.
Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Bill Thoen wrote:
>> It doesn't look like the ogr MapInfo File driver can open a "view"
>> type tab file, or am I missing something? The view format is
>> typically how MI stores street files, and is essentially a join
>> between a table of street names and a table of the street segments.
>> So is there a way to get ogrinfo to read these or do I have to make a
>> single tab file out of these?
> MITAB supports "view" TAB datasets, so ogrinfo should support them
> too. Perhaps your dataset uses a variation that is not supported yet,
> I would suggest that you first try reading your files using MITAB's
> tab2tab, see if that works, and if not we'd need to have a look at
> your dataset and see how hard it would be to add support for the
> missing features in MITAB.
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