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we have a large contiguous network that will have legitimate overshoots (like a dead end street), but may or may not have illegitimate overshoots. Using FME, I can't seem to manufacture a way to find these overshoots. It is new to me, but I cannot work out how to do it. A long lunch yesterday for Mothering Sunday may have removed a large number of brain cells, but I can't work out a way to do it.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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Flag the true one ways and no through streets through your attributes - use the length transformer and calculate the distances - test for that distance and exclude them. – Mapperz Mar 11 '13 at 13:31
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I have used SmartCleaner (get transformer from here) When fixing dangles. Another option would be MRFClener it's very good but costs.

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Thanks Simplexio. I did look at Smartcleaner, but that deletes the links, which I will use to clean it, but I want to note them first, report on them. We don't have the license for MRF though! – Hairy Mar 11 '13 at 11:34
Yeah . that MRF lisence is expensive. You can open SmartCleaner and see how it does magic. It's just CustomeTransformer after all. – simplexio Mar 11 '13 at 12:00
How do you open it all up @simplexio? – Hairy Mar 12 '13 at 11:29
add Smartcleaner_2013 from FME store to your workspace and right click it. Choose Edit, edit and close window – simplexio Mar 12 '13 at 11:50
Good man, thanks a lot (Newby) – Hairy Mar 13 '13 at 14:34

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