Hello, I am trying to append multiple tables into a single coverage (using insert). In doing so, the MBR associated with the first table in the append is causing all of the other tables objects to not be appended correctly (collapsed to MBR of first table). I am trying to find a Mapbasic source code example for appending multiple tables, and enabling the final append coverage to store and display all of the tables objects correctly. I have searched through all of my MapInfo materials as well as the list archives and can't seem to find the answer to my problem. I am doing the append in a piece of Mapbasic code, so I am looking for a code solution, rather than a utility. Additionally, the append section will need to work dynamically (I can't hardcode the bounds section on my projection). I know I could do this the hard way (open each table, getting MBR. Keep a running MBR array, that changes with each new table open. When all tables have been read, create a new table with a single rectangle obj that uses the calculated MBR values. Use that table as the first table, where all other tables will be inserted into it). There has got to be an easier way than this. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Dietrich Kastens Dietrich Kastens (785)843-7789 Home (785)626-4600 Mobile [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.kastensinc.com _______________________________________________________________________ List hosting provided by Directions Magazine | www.directionsmag.com | To unsubscribe, send e-mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and put "unsubscribe MapInfo-L" in the message body.