Learn MapPoint Kung Fu

This site is dedicated to helping you get the most out of Microsoft MapPoint. This site will include articles, tutorials, links to off-site resources, and much more. The latest addtions are in the MapPoint Gallery.

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What is MapPoint?

MapPoint is a mapping software product from Microsoft that is redefining the GIS and desktop mapping market. MapPoint was originally released in 1999 and the latest version, MapPoint 2002, is expected to catapult this product beyond the desktop mapping consumer market and into the hands of real estate and GIS professionals.

MapPoint 2002 features the best commercially-available geographic data (streets and demographics), features tight integration with Microsoft Office, and like all other Microsoft Office products is fully programmable for third-party application development and add-ins.

Get a copy of MapPoint

Order it through Amazon.com. If you know of any other links I should put up here, please let me know. MapPoint 2004 should be in retail outlets across North America by now (it started appearing in early September). The European version is available at and www.amazon.co.uk. or another site.


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Read About MapPoint

MP2K Magazine - http://www.mp2kmag.com

Directions Community - http://www.directionscommunity.com

Stay Informed!

Subscribe to the MP2K Update newsletter by sending an e-mail to newsletter-subscribe@mp2kmag.com.

There is an established active Microsoft forum for discussing MapPoint. A list of topics is also included on this site.

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View early contributions in the MapPoint Gallery. Submissions of all forms currently accepted, for instance, maps with a story---e-mail a jpg or gif of your map with 1-2 paragraphs describing the project. This will be featured in the MapPoint gallery. Do you know of a site with add-ins or information about MapPoint? Submit it. Articles on programming tips and code snippets are particularly welcome.

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