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How to merge attributes fields and their values into a single table using a common key with FME

I am having difficulties with a relatively simple task. I have multiple transformers which append an attribute to an "ElementID" coming from different transformers. I would like to merge all outputs ...
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What is the workflow to add more records from CSV files to a point feature in Oracle Spatial?

We have some GPS data in CSVs to export to existing features in database schema. The CSVs have the same attributes columns, as that of the tables in ORACLE (missing objectIDs, geometry and globalID). ...
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How to read raster datasets from ESRI geodatabase with FME?

I have a file geodatabase (10.2) with gdb feature classes as well as geodatabase raster datasets. I am using the Esri Geodb API reader in FME Desktop 2014 to read feature types from this geodatabase. ...
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How to batch run an FME workspace on a feature basis?

Not sure about the title of my question... My point is to run an entire workspace for each feature contained in a reader. In python this would look like: for s in bus_stops: run_workspace(s) ...
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Run FME Script in batch file using .NET

Encountered another roadblock. I have a working FME script that I want to automatically run using a console app. I created a simple batch file which accepts a MDB file path as parameter: fme.exe ...
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How to compare two files with FME

I have two csv files which each have a field containing the same feature type but with different field names. I need to compare the values of these fields in the two files to find out where there are ...
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How to create table containing contents of a directory with FME 2014?

I have to match the contents of a directory with the attributes of a FeatureClass. The FeatureClass field contains the names (without file endings) of documents which are either .pdf or .jpg files. I ...
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How can I reformat xml data with fme?

I am reading xml data with FME 2014 and attempting to rebuild a relational database model. I have an xml object "element " which has an m:m relationship with object "type". The xml looks like this... ...
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Import GML data in SQL Server Spatial

I have GML file with Application Schema whose data I need to import into SQL Server Spatial. I have been creted database structure with all thing that I need in database, and now I need to fill it ...
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Unable to inspect GML file

I use FME to make GML file based on SQLServer data. When I create GML, I cann't see anything in FME Data Inspector or Universal Viewer. Like something is missing in file. I have schema, and ...
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Which Writer do I need for PDF Documents in FME 2014?

I have successfully used the ImageFetcher transformer to download many images from a URL by using a JPG writer. Now I want to do this with PDF Documents, but have the problem that the Adobe 3D PDF ...
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Is there a way to export metadata to HTML with FME

I'm trying to export metadata from ArcSDE to HTML. I've been trying to use the XSLTProcessor transformer with the ArcGIS.xsl stylesheet. I can't seem to make it work. Any ideas. Is there another ...
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FME: why do my readers sometimes not get added to the canvas?

Sometimes when I generate a workspace in fme 2014, the reader and writer get created but not added to the workspace. Can anyone explain why?
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How to create feature type from xml attribute value?

Here is a sample from an xml child element: <element> <aspects> <a id="1" l="de" v="Grundlose Kuhle"/> <a id="2" p="6" code="7"/> <a id="3" p="12" code="6"/> <a ...
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Creating hierarchy of Feature Elements in MapForce

I use FME to translate SQLServer tables into gml document. In FME, I make one-one connections (every feature type produces new feature type in output). This document is not 'structured' as I want. ...
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FME: How to retain Field names in reader?

I am having problems with field names in my writer using fme 2014. When I "generate" a workspace and pre-define the reader and writer before I add transformers, the readers field names are ...
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How can I use regex in the AttributeCreator Advanced Editor in FME 2014?

I want to use regex to simply distinquish between POLYGON and MULTIPOLYGON using the regex term "\bPOLYGON" Apparently I can use the Advanced Editor and use ...
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How can I download images from an API using FME?

Using an API which enables me to retrieve XML data about Objects, I am also able to enter the ID of the object and download an image. Does anyone know how I can do this using FME?
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how to manage xml fragments in fme

I am trying to flatten an xml file with fme 2014. I´m having problems understanding how to manage the following xml schema. One of the XML child elements is called "aspects" and contains the following ...
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FME - calculating distance to points along a line

I am new to FME, and trying to get my head around what should be pretty straightforward issues, but I find myself going around in circles Basically I want to determine the distance (chainage) to a ...
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How can I convert WKT to SHP?

Using ArcGIS, ArcInfo and fme, I would like to transform data which contains wkt geometries (points, lines and polygons) into SHP. Has anyone a workflow for doing such a transformation?
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How to convert xml into readable gis format

I have data in xml format which contains a child element "GEOM" which has coordinates in the following format POINT (9.9632253030540205 52.9569277022282421) POLYGON ((9.7423702151211078 ...
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GML TimePeriod mapping in MapForce

I made SQLServer database structure based on xsd schema I got. In that schema two fields have gml:TimePeriodType. In database I put two columns for each field of this type (begin and end) and the ...
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FME Workbench: Merging Multiple Shapefiles into One Database Table

I'm new to FME Workbench, but have used Quick Translator for a while. What I have is a directory: C:\Mexico\Maps\Rural where I’ve extracted the Shapefiles for multiple states. Nothing else is in that ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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How to enable sde Reader in fme2014

I have windows 7 64bit running ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and fme 2014. On another server I have ArcSDE9.3. I want to create an SDE Reader in FME but am unsure about how to connect. At the moment SDE ...
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Transform wkb to gml geometry using FME

Maybe (and probably) this is stupid question, but I am totaly new to FME and geometry conversion. I need to transform WKB field from SQLServer to GML geometry using FME software. How can I do this?
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How can I use polygon grid to export raster [duplicate]

I have a polygon grid which consists of 100 square polygons. For each square I need to export the raster overlay. I have ArcGIS 10.0, FME 2014, Saga-GIS. Is there a suitable tool for this or do I need ...
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Creating metadata in zipped file geodatabase using FME

I have a workbench set up where I create a Feature Class inside a file geodatabase. the next step is to create the metadata and load it into the same Feature Class. This all works fine. I'm doing ...
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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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FME - Raster Algebra and Multicriteria Analysis

I'm trying to use FME to do some raster algebra for some Multi-Criteria Analysis. At the moment, I have three rasters, all with the same extents and resolution: Slope, Hydro, and Infrastructure Mask. ...
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FME Server API - Retrieve Output file as a URL

I have a FME Server web workspace converting a file from SHP to KML, once it runs it outputs a kml file, I need to be able to take this file and drop into my web API google Map. Is there a way to ...
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Exporting to 2D (Arcview 3.0 compatible) shapefile in QGIS?

I need to run my shapefiles through a web mapping application which is incompatible with 3D shapefiles. At present I run them through the FME Universal Translator in Mapinfo, which enables you to ...
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Is it possible to incrementally update added/edited datasets to ArcGIS Online?

My organization would like to run change detection and update our ArcGIS Online data incrementally. Rather than re-uploading the entire data set every time we want to update the map. We are a city ...
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Similar color on points and lines

I have two feature classes/shapefiles. One containing points and one containing lines. They have both a field called Gate_number. I can use Symbology to give every point with the same gate_number ...
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FME - Use Python Caller to Set Search Envelope in Another Workspace

I have an FME workspace which has a number of different workspaceRunner transformers. The first workspaceRunner launches a workspace which buffers a pipeline and outputs the bounding coordinates to a ...
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csv to INSPIRE gml problem in FME Desktop 2014

I have .csv file with id, name, lat, long and other. I just cannot make gml writer to write geometry tags. I mean something like . How can I read this things from my .cvs? What am I missing? fme is ...
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FME - Conditionally make parameters visible

I have an FME workspace in which the user sets several parameters before running. The first parameter is a multiple choice where the user selects which layers they would like to process. Depending on ...
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FME - Filter Parameter choices to only projected coordinate systems

I have an FME workspace in which the user sets several parameters before running. One of the parameters is a Coordinate System. I would like the user to choose only Projected Coordinate Systems as ...
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Replace Polygon geometry in SDE Database using FME

I'm still trying to wrap my head around using FME and encountering another issue. This is my scenario: I have a master SDE database that i am trying to update using the data from a GDB file. I was ...
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FME: Using WorkspaceRunner to batch 2 readers

I need a little help using the WorkspaceRunner in FME. Essentially I want to batch run polygon shapefiles in one folder (30 of them) against another load of files, in the form of a tiled grid (26 ...
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Merging Personal Geodatabase (MDB) data into ArcSDE using FME?

Im a novice in FME and I have a MDB file that i want to write/insert to an SDE database using FME. I created a simple translation that generally reads the data from the MDB file and writes it to the ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile using FME?

I am looking to convert XML to shapfiles using FME. The XML files are user generated while they draw points and lines (mainly) of interest on a web map. We generate the XML in the backgroung ...
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In FME Desktop, I have a custom coordinate system, I was confused how to translate it for MyCoordSysDefs.fme

I have a custom coordinate system that I was confused how to translate it to the MyCoordSysDefs.fme for use in Safe Desktop. Here's how it is represented in the prj file. ...
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How to use fanout to accomplish batch clip in FME?

Following up on this question. I am trying to implement the fanout method to implement a batch clip that was mentioned as an option. I am having issues with trying to batch clip in FME. This is my ...
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Most efficient way to batch clip in FME?

I have one large shapefile and 100 smaller shapefiles that are smaller areas within the large shapefile. Using the Clipper transformer, I want to clip the large shapefile using each of the smaller ...
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How do I upload a file geodatabase to fme server 2013?

I periodically load an SDE-geodatabase with about 1 GB of data that is delivered to me in a ArcGIS file geodatabase (.gdb) format. In order to run that job on FME server I need to upload the .gdb to ...
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Merging data using FME

I am a newbie in FME and is trying to accomplish a similar implementation like this: merging data in ArcSDE But we are still in the proof of concept stage.So we are just starting of with 2 ...
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How to load multiple types (formats) of dynamic readers into one FME workspace?

This is a follow up to this question: I am trying to find the a workflow that will define dynamic schema readers from a blank workspace - that is to say, without using the "Generate work space" ...
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How to efficiently change all source/output files in an FME workspace?

I have a large FME workspace with 5 readers, each of which are reading in many files, going through several transformers, and then writing out several resulting files. Now I need to do the exact same ...