Fully updated to the software's latest features and functions, Inside MapInfo Professional, 3E continues to set the standard for desktop mapping tutorials. Early in the book, the authors cover the essential MapInfo Professional functions through development of a single application from start to finish. Following this orientation, subsequent chapters enable readers to hone in on specific MapInfo Professional components and procedures. Step-by-step examples, case studies, notes, and tips are also located strategically throughout Inside MapInfo Professional, 3E to assist readers in their quest to make optimal use of one of today's most popular desktop mapping applications. As such, the book is not a rehash of the documentation manual. Rather, it contains the knowledge gained from time spent on the front lines of public and private sector organizations assisting individual departments, corporations, and government agencies.