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Editing coordinates of CityGML Building?

I'm looking for the most efficient method of editing coordinates for a building in a CityGML file. My setup: I have a base CityGML file with a set of buildings in a defined area of the community I'm ...
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How do I compact a file geodatabase with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am preparing some data using FME, which I end up writing to an Esri file geodatabase. Unfortunately, FME doesn't appear to update the written feature classes' spatial indices. This results in ...
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Stretchingt geometry (shapes) up to desired point in any direction using FME?

How to stretch geometry -line, up to desired point in any direction in FME?
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FME - Exploding Series of Attributes to Features for Each Combination

Given a unique identifier attribute (TYPE below), there needs to be the combination for each comparison between the identifier and (n) value attributes to be written as a new feature. See the example ...
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Orientation of polygon in FME?

how can i identify orientation of a building in reference to another rectangle (eg building located at North side or south side in reference with campus). in FME there is a way to find out?
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Share FME workflows with other organizations

Can we publish FME Workbenches to GitHub, to enable sharing these with other organizations.A custom transformer might be a solution? thanks
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Increasing width of Reader on FME Desktop?

I have a reader whose attribute names are so long that I can´t read them in the workbench. Is there anyway to increase the size of the reader element? With the mouseover the attributes can be ...
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How to extract two values from an 8bit raster and export to new raster with FME 2015?

I have an 8 bit raster from which I want to create a new raster which just contains the cells containing the values 20 and 24 of the original raster. I have SAFE FME 2015 but am unsure which ...
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FME Error with class extensions

Recently I have been getting errors in FME Translations from a geodatabase (Reader) to a GT Viewer Format (Writer). When I update or import feature types I get this error I have done updates before ...
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Problem with ST_IsValid: Unknown geometry type: 9 - CompoundCurve

The following is an example of a gml:Curve that was loaded into Postgres using FME. <gml:Curve srsName="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::27700" gml:id="os.vmd.ny.38124.geom"> <gml:segments> ...
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FME Proccess to merge two CSV files not working

I am trying to merge two datasets of golfcourse data with almost similar information. my end goal is to have all the data into one csv file that have merged information from both csv files. I have ...
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Combining Datasets from multiple scraped data CSV files using FME [duplicate]

My main goal is to collect information of US Golf courses located in the United States and geocode them to create a meaningful map. I was able to scrape from four sites in which I created 4 CSV ...
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How to remove unnecessary vertices

I have over sampled polygons that I need to simplify, without changing the shape. basically, I want to reduce the number of vertices, by eliminating the ones that are useless and have the polygons ...
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Definition query to extract last updated record

I am struggling to build a definition query using ArcGIS to select last updated record in relation to unique CADID (core data example below). CADID is unique, updates recorded additional record in ...
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Importing fmeobjects into PyQGIS

I use FME a lot for manipulation of spatial data, and would like to leverage it's Python library, fmeobjects in PyQgis. If I run the following in my standard Python IDE it works fine: import sys ...
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How to convert TIF to ECW with FME maintaining a certain value?

I want to convert TIF to ECW with FME. Some tif-pixels have values of 255/255/255: After conversion these pixels have values of 254/254/254 or 253/254/252 or similar. How can I achieve that ...
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Multi-writer FME

I have heaps of tables to update as part of data management and transition process. All feature classes are identically kept under separate environments (e.g., SDE, gdb and MapInfo) I am using FME ...
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Joining Excel file with CityGML file using FME?

I want to join a excel file with a CityGML file with FME. i want to join the excel file with the geometry of the CityGML file. all attributes should join this file which settings should i choose ...
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Finding polygons which are within/intersect other polygons using FME?

Version: FME Desktop 2014 SP3 I have two shapes with polygons. Now i want to locate those polygons of shape A (polygon.shp) which intersects polygons of Shape B (POLYGONS) (or are within them). I am ...
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What is FME equivalent to ArcGIS Dissolve?

I am trying to dissolve polygons that are spread out across a region. ArcMap's ModelBuilder will dissolve these polygons into a single, multi-part feature. How can I get FME to do this same thing? I ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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Read XML file in FME

I want the below xml file to be read by fme. How this can be done? I tried reading documents and seeing videos. This xml looks more complicated. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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Efficient processing of difference between input data and database

I have an input dataset whose records will be appended to an existing database. Prior to being appended, the data will go through heavy, time-intensive processing. I want to filter out records from ...
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FME 2015.1.01 and SQL Server 2012 Native Client Issues

I'm having trouble connecting to a SQL Server 2008 database from FME 2015.1.01 on a computer with SQL Server Management Studio 2012, including SQL Server Native Client. Here's the error message: MS ...
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How to check CAD drawing viewing direction (rotation) in model space in FME?

I have created an FME (2015) workspace that takes a CAD (.dwg) file and after translation produces an xml file. As part of the input cad file validation I am doing cad file structure check, which ...
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How to insert non-spatial features into a Polygon shapefile - FME 2015

Here is the issue: I have the original data (a shapefile with spatial a non-spatial features) which I need to transform: (highlighted those non-spatail features) I need to make some ...
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How to split attributes using FME

I am trying to split an attribute into its component pieces with FME. Ex: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA PA 19121 into: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA, and 19121 I am using the ...
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Converting Long/Lat into X/Y in the same coordinate system

I have a text file with two fields including Longitude and Latitude in degrees. I need to convert this into two fields that contain these values in X and Y. The source and destination coordinate ...
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FME: Connecting the output of a workflow to the input of another workflow

Solved: I've tried the advice from @Mapperz - Connecting the transformer before the Writer is writing the shp with the transformers "AttributeVreator_2 & Dissolver". Anyway, I'm still ...
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Link two destination objects in FME

I have an object 'building' which is represented into multiple feature classes (point, line ) in esri file geodatabase. Is there a way to copy an attribute in one class to an attribute of another ...
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Center Point On Line in FME

I have a line feature. I need to create a point feature from it. The point should ideally fall at the center of the line. I used both CenterPointReplacer and CenterOfGravityReplacer but in some ...
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Unable to determine translation results - Universal Translator in MapInfo

I would like to export my table from MapInfo to ArcMap. Problem is that I get the error "Unable to determine translation results" and "FME EXE stopped working". I know that there might be many causes ...
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How can I check if all boundaries of a polygon coincides with one or more of a set of lines

I have a polygon shapefile, and theoretically, all features in the shape are bounded by the union of some lines in another shapefile. Is there any way to confirm if this is true? I'm using QGis, FME ...
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Define compound keys in FME

I am running a process in FME 2014 to translate some data from an Excel to a PostgreSQL database. My created table needs to have two primary keys (thus a composite key). I have selected from the ...
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How to connect FME user attributes from reader to writer when there are transformers in between

I have the following schema (figure) in which a reader takes an excel file and writes something into a database. In between I have added several transformers. For some reason I can not pass the user ...
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How to merge a table and a shapefile in FME

I am testing the trial version of FME 2014 in order to make sure I can build some workflows on it. If its possible then we plan to proceed with buying a license. Right now I have build a workflow ...
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Updating cells in Excel using FME SQLExecutor

In version 2013 FME reads and writes Excel worksheets with XLS_ADO. I have several working 2013-workbenches, which update individual cells in Excel worksheets using this SQLExecutor and this format ...
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I can not see geometry column on SQL Executor of FME

I have build a simple workflow in FME 2014 (as shown in the image) to get data from an excel file and store them in a postgres database. For this purpose I use SQL Executor. I manage to pass all the ...
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Update ArcGIS Online with FME

I am having problems trying to write ArcGIS Online Feature Service in update mode. Our process is very simple. We published data from Oracle SDE to ArcGIS Online Feature Service with ArcMap. The ...
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Converting ArcSDE to CAD using FME when blockreference involved?

I try to convert some lines from ArcSDE to cad by FME and I have set autocad_original_entity_type=autocad_lwpolyline and autocad_entity=autocad_line,I suppose they will be line but they have been ...
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Deleting values from PostgreSQL database in FME?

I have a PostgreSQL database which I initialized through FME. What I want to do now is to delete some values from the database. How can I do that? I am trying to use SQLExecutor but I don't know what ...
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Setting encode type in Excel Reader of FME?

I have downloaded trial version of FME 2015 and I try to read an Excel file which included multiple sheets with filtered columns and pivot tables. I want to read this file in FME and write the data ...
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Exporting coordinates of shapefile into CSV using FME?

I use FME to make a series of transformations from an autocad file to a shape file (with line geometry). What I am trying to do is to also export (together with the shape file) a CSV file containing ...
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How to write feature types with different geometries using Schema(From Table) to FME FileGDB using FME?

I need to generate a geodatabase with 25 feature classes according to varying schema (geometry included) that are defined in an excel spreadsheet. My approach so far has to been to use the Schema ...
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Spherical Mercator - World bounds

What are the correct world bounds in the Spherical Mercator projection (EPSG:3857 and EPSG:900913) In some source I got those bounds see this link in the maxExtent parameter: minx: -20037508.3427892 ...
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How to merge two shapefiles using FME?

I have a workflow in FME in which I read some autocad files, do some transformations and output some shape files. My question is how can I merge the shape files with the same geometry and type of ...
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Connecting to lines, which are not spatially connected to each other, using FME?

I have a shape file, which contains lines. These lines are not spatially connected to each other. More specifically the end of one linestring has a slightly different coordinate from the start of the ...
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What are my options to run a WFS with Geoserver and IIS?

I want to set up a WFS using Geoserver within Jetty servlet container. The server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and is using IIS primarily. Not opening another port is preferable. Apparently one ...
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FME - Is there a transformer to snap point on point of nearest line?

I have a dwg file which has lines and points. I use FME (2014) to translate it into a shape file. This works fine but now I want to add some transformers in the workflow. The first think I want is to ...
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Is it possible to export my FME workbench canvas as a JPEG?

I want to print my FME workbench to a JPG so that the entire canvas is in one image. I have tried printing it to a PDF but it is trying to put it on multiple pages. I have even tried setting the ...