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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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Failed to insert all geometries from autocad into PostGIS with FME

I use FME 2014 for the insertion of an autocad to a postGis database. The autocad contains among others, lines and points. While I manage to load all points successfully, I fail to load all the ...
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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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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 ...
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Read (GEO)JSON file from web service using FME Desktop

I have a webmap of bike stations and there is a json service for these stations behind the map. It is possible to provide this URL as the source dataset, using FME Desktop? Does FME Desktop support ...
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Spatial join using FME

I have two data sets, one is a polygon data set (Norwegian counties) and the other is points (roadkill incidence data). I want to do a spatial join where the points dataset inherits attributes ...
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Shortest Path Analysis with Turns

Problem: Using FME and a road networks dataset, I am trying to find the shortest path from A to B, while taking into consideration of turning width (say for a truck). I have created a point feature ...
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Removing duplicate data using FME

There are three roadkill data sets from three different institutions. We are sure that a combined data set will have duplicates. The three institutions will probably record their data differently: ...
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How to find intersections of lines less than 45° in FME

I'm trying to identify intersections of electrical transmission lines that are less than 45° in FME. While, in theory, this doesn't seem like such a daunting task, in practice, it's proving quite ...
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FME and elasticsearch

We are developing a system to disseminate information about roadkills. The source data comes from three different databases. We have set up a FME project which pulls geojson from the source databases, ...
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FME Writing metadata to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to figure out how to write metadata to ArcGIS Online Feature Service from ORACLE SDE and how to update the existing Feature Service metadata, using FME or other tools. I am able to read ...
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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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How to translate igds type of ellipse to esri point feature

I am trying to translate dgn file with igds element type of 15 ie : igds_ellipse. This is representing trees. On other hand trees are stored as point feature in arcgis file geodatabase. So i need to ...
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Shortest Path Analysis - FME

I am trying to find the shortest path between two points based on an attribute other than length (like speed limit). I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 (no network analyst extension) and FME 2014; but I am ...
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Could not translate dgn geometry to esri fgdb

I am trying to import geometry in dgn file to a point feature class in arcgis file geodatabase. I have a layer in dgn file 'baum' which bascially means trees. I want to store these features in CAD ...
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Compare values of two features by FME

Can you help me to compare fields in two tables? I have two tables, which contain ID and Measure fields. I need to take stroke by stroke values from field1(table1) and find all values in ...
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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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FME - How to merge geometries that they are in a distance of x meters?

I have a CAD file which I import in FME. I have two different geometries. A polygon and a point geometry. Each point geometry has some attributes which I want to pass to the polygon geometry. Both the ...
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License Error when Reading or Writing to Esri Geodatabase in FME

After Upgrading ArcGIS from 10.2.2 to 10.3, FME 2015 fails to run any workbench and shows this massage. “Unable to perform licensing related tasks. Please ensure that ArcGIS is correctly installed A ...
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WFS Data Interoperability in ArcMap

Comparing the same output data in FME (Data Inspector) and ArcCatalog, with the same WFS Parameters Properties set up on both connections, same applic. schema, I am getting different values for some ...
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HERE background maps in QGIS possible?

The OpenLayers plugin for QGIS allows one to add background maps from various sources to the data frame. These sources include OSM, Google, Bing, MapQuest, and Apple. However, Nokia's HERE Maps, is ...
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Using FME, Is there a way to transfer Metadata from an SDE FeatureClass to a Shapefile (shp.xml)

Is there a way to transfer, using FME, the metadata from an SDE featureclass to a shapefile?
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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. I am planning on setting up a couple of rather heavy vector calculations (areaonarea,buffering and ...
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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 ...