This document explains the steps to add the 1:250,000 Topographic mapsheets into MapInfo by connecting to the Web Map Image Server and then downloading the layer onto your local PC.
This step by step guide is accompanied by illustrations.
In MapInfo Profesiional, Go to File/Open Web Service/Open WMS
Figure 1 - Opening a Web Map Service (WMS)
Figure 2 - Illustration of steps 1 to 6 (respectively)
Figure 3 - Illustration of steps 9 - 13 (respectively)
9. In the "WMS Layers" section, scroll down the list and find "Geoscience Australia 250K Raster"
10. Click the Add Button
11. The layer should now be listed in the window to the right hand side of the Add button
12. Choose an appropriate location to save the layer. The layer will download in MapInfo .tab format. Please note the Coordinate Reference System and that it matches with your MapInfo Table and Session Projection settings
13. Click OK
The 250K Topo raster data set should open in MapInfo.
Unless the 250K topo dataset changes, the 13 steps above should not need to be repeated again as a copy of the dataset is now saved on your local PC. Simply open the saved version when needed.
If you have trouble with this guide, please contact GIS Support on 8995 5311