Specifying a new CSys when exporting - 2023

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For the MapInfo 3D visualization changes (see MapInfo 3D for details), the tables should be in the Longitude/ Latitude (WGS 84)[ epsg:4326]: CoordSys Earth Projection 1, 104 projection. Use the optional CoordSys clause in the MapBasic export statement to change the CoordSys of a given tab file.

MapBasic Export Statement
Export table

	Into file_name 
	[ Type 
		{ "MIF" |
		"DBF" [ Charset char_set ] |
		"ASCII" [ Charset char_set ] [ Delimiter "d " ] [ Titles ] |
		"CSV" [ Charset char_set ] [ Titles ]
		"OGR" [ Charset char_set ] [ Driver driver_name ] 
			[ Drivercreateoptions driver_create_options ] 
			[ Layercreateoptions layer_create_options ] 
			[Background [Into Variable var_name] 
			[Calling calling_sub_with_one_param_and_errortrap]]
 } ]
	[ Overwrite ] 
      CoordSys Earth

	[ Projection type, 
		datum, 
		unitname 
		[ , origin_longitude ] 
		[ , origin_latitude ] 
		[ , standard_parallel_1 [ , standard_parallel_2 ] ] 
		[ , azimuth ] 
		[ , scale_factor ]
		[ , false_easting ] 
		[ , false_northing ]
		[ , range ] ] 
	[ Affine Units unitname, A, B, C, D, E, F ]
	[ Bounds ( minx, miny) ( maxx, maxy ) ]

For example,

Export "jfk_Vertical_Polygon_Object" Into "<path>\ShapeMZ\ShapeMZ\JFK\jfk_Vertical_Polygon_Object.geojson" 
	Type "OGR" Driver "GeoJSON"  Layercreateoptions "ID_GENERATE=NO"  Background  
	CharSet "UTF-8" Overwrite CoordSys Earth Projection 1, 104

Using the CoordSys clause in the Export statement, you can change the coordinate system of any table to the desired coordinate system.