the power of a comprehensive map with ease of accessing the information
Let LookUp help
your information desk use the power of MapInfo.
from International Computer Works, Inc. (ICW) provides
the end-user with an easy-to-use interface which automates access
to information about the location of a point of interest. The information
available to the user can include such things as the school of attendance,
zip code, sales territory, zone, grid, etc. The information available
to the user is only limited to the boundary layers available on
Lookup was developed in MapBasic
and operates within the MapInfo environment. As a MapBasic application,
Lookup appears on the MapInfo menu bar as a native
menu option within MapInfo. This flexibility has allowed International
Computer Works, Inc. (ICW) the ability to integrate the Lookup
as a seamless application to compliment the power of MapInfo for
use at the information desk.
LookUp maintains a table composed
of records containing the data entered into the LookUp
dialog box. Each record is date stamped and geocoded for subsequent
After LookUp identifies the location
of a point of interest, the user may select the point with the Info
Tool. Boundary information can be accessed from the resulting list
box. This information can pertain to sales territories, zip codes,
school zones, transportation routes, flood zones, parcel data, etc.
This illustration contains the primary dialog
box for LookUp. The user enters the data available,
selects the boundary with which to refine the search, optionally
specifies the symbol with which to identify the record, and selects
the LookUp button. The address data will be entered
into the data base, the address located, and ready the area information
ready of inquiry with the Info Tool.