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How to choose a derived attribute as a parameter in FME?

Is it possible to have an FME parameter read attributes from a feature class that has been defined in a previous attribute? So, in other words, I when selecting the Prompt and Run option, the user ...
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FME SDE Writer changing the part sequence of a Multi-part polygon on Insert

I am creating a FME script that will accept to databases (MDB file and SDE Database) and will update the SDE database if there are any changes to the MDB file. I have a CRCCalculator for both SDE and ...
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Calculate distance from all points to all lines within 10km using FME?

I have a polyline shapefile and a point shapefile. The points are along the polylines. There are over 100 lines and over 10,000 points. I want to calculate the perpendicular distance from every ...
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In FME, is there a way to connect multiple input feature types from reader and route to single transformer?

In FME, is there a way to connect multiple readers to a single transformer? I'm using FME 2015 and want to clip a bunch of feature classes to a single feature, but can't seem to find an easy way to do ...
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Adding nodes to a Polygon with FME

I have a vector file with a single, simple polygon (perhaps 10 nodes). I want to add more nodes to this polygon, retaining the original shape. The obvious question here is 'why would you want to do ...
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Converting the level.dat file from Minecraft to a map

Minecraft backups are saved to a local folder on your computer. C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming.minecraft\saves How can such a file be utilized from FME? Turning it into a map will require a rule ...
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Which hardware for running FME 2015 on linux

I am running FME on Xubuntu. It works very fine save for some minor glitches with the inspector. Since I am planning on setting up a couple of rather heavy vector calculations (areaonarea,buffering ...
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Draw Paths Automatically

I have the following data: The pink represents digitized hiking trails done on a different software that is completely inaccurate compared to raster images. They do however have attributes with the ...
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Changing user attribute format in dynamic translation using FME?

I'm a newbie in FME, and I've been asked to do a massive translation from MapInfo TAB to ESRI File Geodatabase. There are a lot of files so I don't know the schema. The merge feature reader and ...
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Simplify a polygon dataset with a minimum distance between the new vertices

I would like to simplify a polygon shapefile where the resulting output has a minimum distance of 5 kilometres between the new vertices. We have ArcMap 10 on an ArcView license, FME and QGIS. I have ...
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Joining lines by X,Y AND Z coordinates

My task is to generate 3D polygons from line data, which will then be imported into TerraExplorer 3D presentation software. Problems arise when there are overlapping lines in 2D space, but which have ...
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FME - Writing Large Shapefiles

I've got an FME Workbench (version 2015.0) which searches for shapefiles in a folder tree. The shapefiles are contours which are split into tiles for a particular area. The workbench is fairly ...
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Covert Lat/Lot from OSG36 to Lat/Lot in WG84

I have a csv file wich contains three columns: ID, latitude and longitude. These latitudes and longitudes are taken from a projection in OSGB36. My question then is: -How can I possibly convert these ...
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losing resolution when using FME Webmaptiler

I'm new to using FME and could use some help. I'm trying to take a Geotif image and tile it up into pngs using webmaptiler. The issue I'm having is that the png tiles look pretty poor in ...
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Help with Draping an Image over a TIN in FME for viewing in MeshLab or Similar

I'm using FME to generate a TIN from a LiDAR point cloud, and everything is working except for draping an image over the resulting TIN. I've read all the FME help pages, and checked out the examples ...
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FME Desktop saves Transformers uncommented in Workspace File

I'm using FME Desktop 2014 SP1 to create a rather huge mapping process from ArcSDE Feature classes to INSPIRE GML Writer. After saving the Workspace and reopening it a couple of days later, all ...
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What is a proxy entity (AcDb Zombie Entity) and how are they introduced into a file?

I am doing some transformation and translation of a few DWGs using FME desktop and I received this error, AutoCAD proxy entity type 'AcDbZombieEntity' not supported. Some preliminary research ...
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Importing XML document to file geodatabase

I have never used xml data imports. I am working with ArcGIS desktop 10.2 One of our major data supplier started data delivery using XML format using FTP. Packets of data updates are coming every ...
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How to unzip multiple folders with FME 2014

I have downloaded 21 zipped folders using the HttpFetcher transformer and I cannot figure out how to get FME to unzip these files. I've seen some posts about using either the TclCaller or ...
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FME 3D forcer not accepting user parameter

I'm creating a work bench to turn a polygon dataset into a raster and then adds it to various existing rasters. I want to use a parameter so I only need to create one workspace and the user can select ...
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FME Data Tranform and Concatenate Tables in DB without Key from Access to SQL

I have been able to do a conversion (in FME2013) from an Access DB to a SQL Express DB(in Desktop Workbench), adding some transformers to grab data from three of the tables, two of which have primary ...
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Automated detection of tracks

Given an area with depressions in open area from; say all terrain vehicles driving on soft surface. The vehicles will cause parallel depressions (paths) of about 10-20 centimeters in depth and around ...
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Field names comparison using change detector transformer in FME

I have two dbf files which each have a field containing the same feature type but it may contain same or different field names. I need to compare the field names alone in the two dbf files to find out ...
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Extracting metadata from shapefile in FME?

Does anyone know how to extract metadata information from a shapefile in FME? To be exact, i want to extract the schema (data structure) of the data such as the field names, etc. from a shapefile and ...
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Attributes in Excel and FME

I have a excel and a shapefile.I want to check whether the attributes present in the excel matches the one in the shapefile using FME
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Connecting FME Server to Active Directory - Failed to create credential

I'm trying to use FME Server's Active Directory integration to authenticate users. The connection works but fails soon after (and single sign on fails). The account has permission to log on as a ...
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Convert from ecw to jpg

I am trying to converta batch of ecw aerial photos to jpg in arcmap using the ( Raster to other format) but each time it converts 4 or 5 images and then fails and show this message. i tried to ...
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How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?

I have some .ovl files which can only opened on Geogrid or Top50 viewer which shows me where everything is. How do I take these ovl files and convert the properties to Shapefiles to be used on ArcMap ...
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How to convert a 3-band image to a color-mapped one-band 8-bit image with ArcGIS or FME?

I have a 3 band image which needs to be converted to a 1 band image with colour-map so that I can assign different colours to the values. How can I first create a 1 band image out of RGB images with ...
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Using update mode with the SDE30 writer in FME

I'm recieving the following error when performing an Update operation against a table in ArcSDE using the FME 2011 and the SDE30 writer. Error retrieving dbtune keyword list:SDE_ERROR_CODE(-66) ...
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FME Dynamic schema error - Features With No Schema defined

I'm trying to update a column in an ArcSDE table using the sde30 reader/writers. Keep getting an error: Features With No Schema defined and no features are updated. Scrolling up there is a ...
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How to create polygon made from outside points of points shp? [duplicate]

I have DEM Data which is in SHP Format. After interpolating to raster, I need to clip the raster image. To do this, I need to transform the Point SHP into a Polygon SHP using only the outer-most ...
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How to make raster DEM from SHP with FME?

I have a Point Featureclass in an ESRI FGDB with 22 Million points. The points have a distance of 10m from each other.I would like to create a raster DEM using SAFE FME 2014. Looking at the ...
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How to efficiently drape vector data over a DTM

I have ~100 million 2d vector topographic features (lines and polygons) in an Oracle 12c database. I have 20 billion xyz points in an Oracle database table as number types - the points cover the same ...
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Producing GIS data from large amount of ASCII DEM files?

I have just received a large amount of ASCII DEM files. In total 564 Files each containing 40,000 point data (22.560,000 Points). I would like to convert this into a point cloud with a view to ...
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SAFE FME: How to iterate through Featureclasses in a GDB and write their Filename to an attribute in a separate featureclass

I have a GDB which contains raster datasets and Vector featureclasses . Each Featureclass contains only one polygon. The Polygon represents project areas whose name is also the title of the ...
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Calculating Angles at which polylines meet point features using ArcGIS 10.1 or FME

I am attempting to update old sewer network data to a new format. Manholes features (points) are collected and pipes(line features) are given attributes in the manhole if they intersect. For ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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Issues with FME and the ArcInfo licence

I have ArcInfo 10.2.1, Python 2.7 and FME 2013 SP4 installed on my Computer. I want to run a python script I exported from ModelBuilder (where it ran without issues) and imported in FME as shutdown ...
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Generic Writer Fanout of file geodatabase

I would like to fanout file geodatabase on an specific attribute by using generic writer with Dynamic schema. I know how to do this when not using Generic Writer, so I assumed that principle will be ...
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How to print log from FME when run from python script?

I created a Spatial ETL ToolBox in ArcCatalog. When I run the tool from ArcCatalog I see log massages. But when I run this tool from a python script, the logs do not print to the python console. ...
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How to get a list of attributes in FME when there are no records in table?

How to get a list of attributes in FME when there are no records in the table? I try use a PythonCaller but when there are no records, FME passes over this table. In PythonCaller I write: import ...
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How to update Geodatabase point file table from Excel data using FME

I have excel spreadsheet with data that I want to load into a GeoDatabase point table. The table already exists and I want to update the data not append. There is a unique ID to link the Excel data ...
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File GDB to SDE Database using FME

I'm currently stuck in my FME Workspace script. Ideally, I'm reading from a file geodatabase and will update the SDE database in SQL server. I have CRC calculators to check for the changes in the ...
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Using FME to convert a MapInfo TAB to GML with style attributes

I have a FME transformer that converts MapInfo TAB files to GML. What I would like is for the pen colour, pattern and width information to be brought across to the GML somehow. It really doesn't ...
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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 ...