FME (Feature Manipulating Engine) is an ETL (Extract Transform Load) tool by Safe Software. It is able to read and write a wide range of dataformats and services (+400). Loaded with tools for manipulation of vector- and rasterdata but also tabular and code (XML).

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Select and modify attributes in FME?

I am new to FME but used to ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I am trying to figure out how to select rows based on an attribute and then change the values in the selected rows by a simple formula in FME. The ...
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How to update coordinates in a geodatabase with FME?

I have an excel file of points which are resurveyed with updated Coordinates.Now I want to update my existing arcsde geodatabase. How can i update only coordinates in FME?
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FME workbench convert Geotiff to ECW

Can anybody guide me with this error message from the FME workbench when I try to read a geotiff file and write it as a ECW file ERROR MESSAGE: ECW writer: Unsupported band interpretation 'REAL32'...
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`MapnikRasterizer` is giving an error (bad allocation) in FME

What could be the issue here. MapnikRasterizer is giving an error! MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Performing rasterization... MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Failed to rasterize data. The error ...
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Create bounding polygon from csv with min and max values

I have a CSV file that has 40000 records with minx, miny, maxx, maxy attributes. I want to create a bounding polygon for each record from those values. I have tried using geometry replacer in FME 2016....
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FME conversion defaults to inches when all data is in meters

I regurlaly do conversions between shape, dwg, tif, and a few other formats in FME. Often, the resulting unit in dwg files is inches. I'm a bit surprised at this, since all ingoing data is in meters ...
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Avoid to get rounded corner after a polygon buffer (FME)

I try to create a buffer for my polygons that leave the angles intact (not rounded). With postgis/postgresql I can do: SELECT st_buffer(geom,5,'join=mitre') FROM mypolygon; With ArcGis I can ...
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DWG to image tiles using FME

I need to make image tiles out of a DWG. I need them so I can use them as overlay on google maps. hopefully I can get them in this folder configuration: zoom_level/x_or_column/y_or_row.png or similar ...
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How can you refresh the user attributes in a FME Desktop workspace?

How can you refresh the user attributes in a workspace? I have a FME workspace that is reading from a MapInfo table, and writing to SQL Server spatial table The SQL table has had a new field added ...
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UPDATE ArcGIS Online feature service Layer Error with FME

I am having issues updating a feature service with Safe FME. I looked up the example model and as far as I can tell I am following it. It seems to be running most of the model and throws an error as ...
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How to set up future-proof line labels for data that is regularly updated?

I have a layer that I have processed heavily in FME before using it in QGIS. In the future I will have to reprocess it periodically when the source data is updated. It's a municipal street layer, ...
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Convert .dwg to .shp via FME

I'm attempting to convert a .dwg to .shp with FME software. So far I have pulled in the .dwg, added the writer to convert to a shapefile with a specified coord system and chose the location of the ...
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Pause and resume execution of FME workbench

I started to run a workspace in FME Workbench (desktop, version 2015). The execution takes a long time (already 1 week, lasts 3 weeks). Is it possible to do this (with my workbench I have already ...
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Is there anyway in FME to create spatial features from data in Microsoft CRM?

Is there anyway in FME to create spatial features from data in Microsoft CRM Online? We have various CRM entities, which we'd like to put on the map. Some have addresses, some have UK OS NGR, some ...
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Assign attributes from nearby line to another line in FME

I have two polyline datasets. One is a topoligically/spatially correct road centerline (red in the image below "new"), the other is a spatially inaccurate but properly attributed road centerline (...
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FME process first 100 features

Is there a way in FME to process only, say, 100 records in a dataset? While developing a workspace I often have to iterate until I get it right. If the source dataset is large it's a waste of time to ...
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Calculate distances between records in two tables

I need to identify the nearest 3 childminders (approx 500 records) to the nearest school (approx 120 records). Both the childminders and schools layers reside in PostGIS. Can anyone offer any ...
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FME Segment Line with To/From Distance Values from Excel?

I have a large road network with some basic attributes like ROAD NAME, ROAD TYPE, LENGTH. Each road has been segmented but these segments are wrong for the new schema. I have successfully (mostly!) ...
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Does FME remember processes that have run?

Just getting into FME after being used to ArcMAP Modelbuilder. Every process in the model in FME is run everytime you press run. In ArcGIS Model builder it remembers the processes run and only runs ...
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Why would FME imported data into SQL Server not being found by QGIS?

Why is FME imported data into SQL Server not being found by QGIS? I've imported some MapInfo format data into SQL Server 2014 using FME. In SQL Management Studio (SSMS), I can do a query and the ...
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Writing GeoPackage with FME - no geometry

I have a large amount (400 shapefiles, 11 gigs total) of shapefiles which I would like to store into one file (or DB). I am also using PostGIS, but just out of pure interest I would like try test out ...
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ArcGIS Online : update feature service failing persistently

We use FME to upload data to ArcGIS Online, but ran into an interesting error as returned by ArcGIS Online. Has anyone experienced similar issues when updating large volume of data in ArcGIS Online? ...
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FME - Copying a full list of 'user attributes'

I'm new to FME, so just getting used to the interface. I've loaded a template .fmw which has given me a full process, including an example 'Writer'. This writer is no use to me, and as I can't change ...
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Summarising an attribute from point layer in polygons with FME

I have a number of polygon feature sets and a point layer containing an attribute with population count. I want to summarise the population attribute for all points within each polygon feature set ...
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How to use current layer name in FME PythonCaller?

In a PythonCaller (FME 2014 SP4 in Data Interop in ArcGIS 10.3), I'd like to do some conditional processing based on the layer that I'm currently processing. I'm feeding in a text file of layers ...
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Using FME to draw polygons around roads using aerial photography

I am trying to use FME to draw polygons around the extents of road using aerial imagery. I have a Road Centreline table that I have buffered 5m and put this through a RasterGCPClipper so only the ...
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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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Classifying building walls from LiDAR point cloud [closed]

I am currently working on mobile point clouds in order to extract 3D building models in the residential area. I could successfully classify ground, vegetation and building roof lines, but still have ...
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How to get NIR values into a LAS file then a CSV?

We are trying to deliver a LAS file with NIR values added for each point. The NIR comes from a raster captured at the same moment as the LiDAR, and is stored as an 8bit number along with RGB in 8bit. ...
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Intensity images using FME software

How to create intensity image using point cloud in FME software? I already generate using image rasterizer transformer but the quality still need to be improved. Is there any other transformer that ...
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Reproject raster with FME

I have multiple .tiff + .tfw files in EPSG:3067, which I need to reproject to EPSG:3878. I tried to do it with FME, and succeeded, kind of. The geotiffs are placed well, but some weird white area ...
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retrieve rectangle from a latitude and longitude coordinates in FME

I wanted to retrieve a rectangle with FME from two points (point 1: latitude and longitude and point 2: latitude and longitude) that are stored in the postgres database in text fields: text field 1 = ...
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Conditional styling in FME ChartGenerator

A vector data set represents different wilderness qualities of district areas (V, 1 and 2) and one human activity zone (N). Our cartography for the areas gives us the following map: I am using FME ...
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FME 2016 - FeatureMerger, row data to columns

I'm not able to get it work to "dissolve" data from rows to columns based on a join field. My source is connected twice to the FeatureMerger in FME 2016. It's connected to the Requester port and to ...
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Loop and perform loop in order depending on attribute

I have a lot of points in one layer. All of which represent the same type of real world feature. I want to perform a delete identical within XY of each point but in a specific order. (by splitting ...
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Using FME to aggregate POI to one point

I want to aggregate points of interest (POI) using FME. The aggregation should make it possible to group all POI within an area based on a buffer distance from the centerpoint of n POI. This would ...
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...
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QGIS won't display GML features

I have a 90 MB GML with about 3000 features but QGIS only shows the first three. The fourth feature is a multipart polyline. This an the extract of the feature: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"...
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Smallworld > FME > PostGIS > QGIS, handling geometry types

I'm migrating data from Smallworld via FME/SpatialBiz Plugin to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS Environment and then trying to open the resulting tables with QGIS 2.12.1. Problem arises, because Smallworld ...
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FME 2015 - how to write attribute name in a field?

I am merging 5 csv files which each contain one field and need to sort them according to the length of the field title. This means I need to first read the attribute name from the csv file and write ...
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How can i simply merge csv files together with fme

I have some csv files which have varying contents. I want to simply disregard the schema and write the lines of text into one file. Which transformers or technique could I use to achieve this?
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Querying previous year in FME?

I have a field that posts CURYEAR but I am trying to write an FME Attributesetter that would post the CURYEAR minus 1. So technically the year prior to the captured date. Does anyone know how to scrip ...
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Trying to remove all data from intersections in FME

I have road data and my goal is to get rid of any data where intersections are. That way when two road features meet they do not intersect. I am using FME from safe to complete this. I ...
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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 -> ...