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Grouping polygons by spatial attributes

I'm working with a dataset that contains millions of polygons representing leased properties. In many cases, there are multiple polygons that are drawn on top of one another (representing multiple ...
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How to merge raster with FME with different spatial resulution?

I have two sets of raster (tiff, aerial photos) which I want to merge to one raster file with FME. The two sets have different spatial resolutions. Set A has a better resolution as B. The two set do ...
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FME tester/testfilter equivalent for ModelBuilder?

I've made an FME workbench with a series of test filters that I want to replicate in ModelBuilder for Arc 10.2. Anyone know whether this can be done easily?
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Orientating Linework in FME

I am trying buffer 1 side of a line, which I have done using the method outlined in https://knowledge.safe.com/articles/20651/buffer-on-left-or-right-side-only.html. But I need to orientate the ...
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Fast Select by location in FME?

I've got a large polygon feature class that covers the whole of GB and contains about 120k features. I need to do a spatial filter on this feature class in FME workbench. I've done this in Arc ...
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How to convert .tif to .pix or .gpr or open a .tif file in Focus

I was wondering if anyone knows how to convert a raster .tif file into some thing that PCI Geomatica (Focus) can use, such as a .pix or .gpr file? I have tried to run it through FME, but I cannot ...
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Convert PNG to GeoTIFF: Invalid pixelsize in geotransform array in FME

I'm converting PNG file to GeoTIFF. Here's the setup that I use in FME: PNGRaster -> RasterExtractor -> CoordinateSystemSetter -> RasterGeoReferencer -> ...
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Suppress linear referencing M-values in FME

I'm creating an FME workspace to copy a line feature class from an ArcSDE database to PostGIS. I've been getting the error Column has Z dimension but geometry does not. It turns out the "Z-dimension" ...
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Copy multiple feature classes in FME without merging

I am trying to create an FME workspace that reads a series of feature classes from an Oracle SDE database and copies them to another Oracle SDE database, one by one. The key thing is I do not want to ...
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Merging/Dissolving features with same ID using Transformer in FME?

I was looking to merge some features to improve the performance of some of my layers on my ArcGIS Server. I have a few very large polyline layers for our fiber network that are exported out of a CAD ...
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Using a length attribute and a start coordinate to get the end coordinate on a vector in FME

I have a road network (with vectors all in correct direction of travel). I have a number of coordinate pairs (call these the start lat longs) that are found on the network. Each start lat long has ...
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FMEServer JobSubmitter

I have summary project with a few FMEServer JobSubmitter to other projects. I would like to immediately stop translation when one of the FMEServer JobSubmitter is Failed.
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Figuring out if points are the same in FME

So I am working on a project using spatial point data in FME. Both files contain 500 points and the hope is they are all the same. To figure out if any are different I was thinking of using ...
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FME Timer function?

Is there some sort of trick (apart from saving a project and running a windows task to initiate it) within FME to set a clock as a tranformer to count to 1hour before starting the next transformer? I ...
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Sort Excel table sheets with FME

I have 4 feature types and writing to a single xls file using FME. Each feature type has its own worksheet. How can I sort the worksheets with FME before creating the xls-file? I use FME 2012 SP3
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Setting pixels at edge of raster to NoData in FME

I am trying to generate GeoTiff rasters using FME Desktop 2015.1. My input is an 8 bit raster that has areas with pixel values of 0 around its edges. I want to set these to NoData. I tried using ...
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Multi-writer (ArcGIS FME) for export to DGN

I would like to ask, if there is any way for export from one Reader (line geometry, format ArcSDE) to more writers (all in the same format DGN). Specific line with identical ID then would be displayed ...
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Creating building footprints from LAS files

I wish to create building footprints from the classification in our LAS files. I have filtered out the building points, using the point cloud filter. But I now trying to join the outermost points of ...
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Nearest neighbor POSTGIS in FME

So I have an attribute and I want to find the nearest neighbor but the issue is that the memory of the server may not be able to handle the use of all the FME transformers. I need to take records out ...
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Split on a dash in python

SO I am looking to do a split on a attribute that looks like 45-4. Now all the attributes have values. here is my code so far: import fme import fmeobjects def processFeature(feature): f_type ...
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How to do spatial join in FME by preferring points with same attribute

First of all, I'm new to FME, but I'll try to be specific with my question. I have two different shapefiles with point features. These points have information on bridges and overpasses etc. but are ...
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When validating geometries, what are “Nested shells”?

I am validating shapefiles polygon geometry using shapely, and have also attempted it using FME. Some polygons return the error "Nested Shells". I cannot find a definition of what the problem is, ...
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Non GTFS to GTFS data conversion using FME

I am testing my work for the generation of GTFS data for London city from APIs provided here. I have my App Id and App Key with me. As I provide the Id or other required fields, an API is generated ...
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List Attribute values selected by location

I would like to get a list of road features that intersect every county in a state and output it as CSV or Excel. Ex: county A intersect the Road Names a b c county B intersect the Road Names e ...
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Connecting vertices to form a line without using an attribute

I have a number of multipoint features that form lines (hiking trails). I would like to connect the dots of each multipoint feature to generate line features, but there are no attributes with which to ...
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AutoCAD 3D (2014) conveting a TIN to ASC

I am using LIDAR asc files to generate a large storm water catchment area which I would like to then combine with some survey work including river Bathymetry to actually combine the data to have one ...
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FME autoincrement id is not recognized

I have made a workflow in which I pass some data from a shape file to a postgis database using FME 2015. The table in the database has several columns and one of them is an id with an autoincrement ...
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FME: floating point precision issues (ArcSDE / FGDB)

I am working on a (generic) FME Workbench that clips and exports data from ArcSDE database into the File Geodatabase (FGDB) format. The SDE features are clipped using an AOI, that arrives in the ...
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Error with my python script

I am trying to write a string that will call for a error log. Here is the error I am getting: Python Exception <IOError>: [Errno 22] invalid mode ('r') or filename: ...
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How to use Esri custom geographic transformation in FME Desktop 2015 Workbench?

I am trying to reproject DWG files from one projection system to other using a custom transformation created by me with ArcGIS. When I execute it reprojects the data but does not use the custom ...
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FME: Set attributes based on a lookup table

I have an XML Reader and I need to write (both inserts and updates) to an SQL database. The attribute data in the XML is in a string format, however the values in SQL are stored as IDs. There is a ...
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How to display coordinate-system properties of raster data in FME Data Inspector?

FME Data Inspector shows detailed information of coordinate-system properties of vector data sets (marked in green). But for raster data sets FME displays in the status bar only basic information ...
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Regular expression to match all numbers in comma-separated list in FME

In FME, I have a Feature Type with municipalities and their IDs, and a string attribute made of an unknown number of these IDs, separated by commas, like for example: 5586,5587,3468,9942 The goal is ...
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Using regex to find an attribute with no letters in FME Workbench

I need to divide address elements to lines. I am using 'TestFilter' transformator in FME Workbench to separate attributes with no letters. For this purpose I am using IF statement and regular ...
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Hide an empty line through Python IF statement in FME Workbench

I am trying to set a rule that would move up filled lines and hide an empty line (it can be on any line) in a postal address through PythonCaller transformer. I have a database table consisted of ...
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Is there an automatic way to connect attributes of a transformer to the attributes of a writer?

I am using FME 2015 in order to build a workflow as shown in the image: As you can see in the figure I have an AttributeFilter which takes manually some value. I have to run this workflow multiple ...
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Buffer zone outside objects cluster using FME

I am doing a buffer analysis around some roads. The buffer is 1000 meters and is dissolved. This gives me a buffer which covers the roads as well as the distance outwards. It looks like this: ...
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FME output of SVG without ATTLIST

I am using FME 2015 to output SVG files. In lines 4-9 below, it adds a lot of ATTLIST metaproperties, which mess up chrome as well as my other SVG readers and display programs. Is there a way to ...
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FME convert from OSM to SVG but preserve aspect ratio?

I need to apply "raster paint" over a OSM map. I am using FME to convert the OSM map to SVG, and then using the xara draw program to add the paint (roadways, stop lines, etc.) for a raster display. ...
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Testing attribute value of CityGML dataset and sorting it by gml:id?

I have a few additional generic attributes with specific values (meaning of them are in a separate codelist) in my CityGML dataset. Now I want to test them with the transformer "Filter" an sort them ...
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FME batch processing results filename “NULL”

I have a FME workspace and a workspace runner. The workpace reads several sources (POSTGIS & SHP) but only one is batched. In other words, all shapefiles in one folders are all analyzed against ...
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Change the direction of the readers and writers in FME

Is it possible in FME to change the dataflow direction from: Reading datasource A and writing to datasource B to Read datasource B and write to datasource A And between the reading and writing ...
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Is it possible to call FME transformers (or workbenches) from my python script?

I have a script mostly using arcpy, and in the middle of this script I convert a load of polylines to polygons: arcpy.ET_GPPolylineToPolygon("Contours_L_1m.shp", "Contours_G_1m.shp", "FALSE") This ...
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Update a postgis table with the resuly of SQL Executor

I have built a workflow in FME2015 in which I use SQLExecutor to run a query. I want to use the result of the query to UPDATE a column of table in my database. I am having difficulties in passing the ...
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Excel to GIS format using FME changes column names at each run?

I have excel sheet having months field with year. I have to re-arrange to specific format. I have been able to do by just joining writer and reader columns names but my problem is the column name ...
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Greek letters of attributes are not shown correctly in FME

I am using FME 2014 in order to manipulate some shape files. When I load and inspect the content of the shapes file, I get the following problem: Although all the greek characters of the content is ...
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Enclosing building models from bottom (Missing GroundFeatures) using FME?

I have 3D building model of the city and I would like to export it to proper CityGML model. I am trying to find out, how to make an intersection of building and terrain in order to make ...
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Risk and vulnerability analysis for the spread of alien species

Based on knowledge about the potential for proliferation of alien forests species we are looking at possibilities for modelling the process. Inputs should be area for initial plants, wind, elevation, ...
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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 ...