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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 ...
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FME - ImageRasterizer fails to detect resolution of existing raster file

I have a .ecw raster that I read in and then converted into a polygon using BoundingBoxAccumulator transformer. I am now trying to rasterize this polygon using ImageRasterizer into the same ...
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Difference between Microstation and FME coordinates transformation

I'm trying to transform dgn v8i files and oracle database from NTF-Lambert 2 Centre to RGF93-CC45. I want to use Microstation to convert my dgn files and FME for my database. Both software use the ...
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Looking for WFS component for c# client

I have to retrieve data from FME server for use in a C# project, and thought that WFS would be a good format, since it has native support in FME and returns features and geometry. However, I can't ...
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Question about BNG coordinate systems

I'm historically a user of MapInfo Professional but have recently started using FME and have been talked into now testing out a copy of QGIS. The main problem I've come across is that the coordinate ...
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What is the best FME Transformer for Text search and replace in attribute fields

I have a number of feature classes which have fields containing text which has somehow become improperly encoded. The fields contain german text which should be either ä, ö, ü, ß but instead contains ...
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FME converter from DWG to Openlayers supported format

FME converter is best software that i found till now to convert DWG to some open format vector data file supported by OpenLayers , but it got very awful convert from DWG to KML/GML it drawing ...
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FME Desktop Pro 2014 : CityGML to KML Collada

Hi I'm pretty new at using FME (just started this morning to tell the truth) In a few words I'd like to export a CityGML model to KML/Collada files in order to load these in GoogleEarth and other 3D ...
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Working with WKT data in XML File in SQL Server

Anyone have experience with importing XML files into SQL server 2008 or 2012 that have a WKT element that includes the geometry for each feature? I can get this to easily work using FME software but ...
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Batch create fishnet using FME

I want to create a fishnet based on the extent of individual polygons from a list of polygons. I plan on processing each resulting fishnets further. I am maintaining a worldwide data set on Quarter ...
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Converting JSON/GeoJSON files to Shapefiles

I have a quick question please about converting JSON/GeoJSON files. I'm trying to convert some JSON files into something I know how to work with (shapefile, R objects or PostGIS). I'm afraid I have ...
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FME Data migration for Feature class with Attachments

I want to migrate data from one point feature class to another point feature class in same Database schema using FME job. I can easily do this task without using any transformers. But now both point ...
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ArcMap reports that PostGIS polygon data is self-interescting

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase of data that I upload to PostGIS using FME. Seeing as I have to have the data in PostGIS for other purposes, it would be great to view the data in ArcMap straight from ...
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How to change area inside mask to different RGB Value in ECW Format with FME

I have 3 Band RGB ECW Raster files and would like to change all the RGB values within the masked area to 0,0,0. I am using the SpatialFilter to set the masking area and thought that I could use the ...
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Flag More Than One Space in SQL

I am working on an XP machine with FME'13 and I have a Address field and I have to find the spaces(middle spaces and not the leading and trailing ) in each and every row. St._Petters_Road is the ...
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How do I restrict a fme transformer to work only within a polygon mask?

I would like to define the area in which a transformer should be applied by using a polygon mask. I know this can be done in FME but I can´t find any references to it. Can anyone enlighten me?
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Which image is shown ontop whilst mosaiking with the FME Rastermosaicker?

I have two Images which overlap and I want to mosaic the two images. One of the images has nodata values in this overlapping area and the other does not. I obviously want the overlapping area to be ...
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how to digitize areas of a raster and snap to the raster cells?

I need to digitize the extent of an ecw raster image where the RGB value is not black.(see attatchment)ie. not the envelope, just the area where the image is shown without the border areas. The black ...
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How to best remove rgb values outside of aerial image?

I have just converted RGB-TIF images to RGB-ECW for reasons of space and performance in ArcGIS. However, after the conversion, there are relics outside of the images which are not nodata values but ...
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Cannot read postgis RASTER into ArcGIS using the interoperability extension, either directly by Query Layer

This post accessing postgis raster data using Query layer in ArcGIS was created in Jul-12. Since then, I have not found any other related-post published. Using QGIS with DBManager ON, my postGIS ...
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How do I bypass class extensions when reading from ArcSDE with FME 2014?

I'm trying to read Feature Class from our Enterprise Geodatabase and because we have custom class extensions registered on all our our data. I am not able to set the Reader to bypass the class ...
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SQL Query in FME

I am working on FME 2013 with XP machine and I want to run SQL query. I used InlineQuerier, SQLExecuter, SQLCreator but none of them is compatible with my requirement. I want to run SQLQuerry on a ...
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Sine inverse Calculation in FME

Please help to find formula for sine inverse calculation Safe soft fme. Is there any function in ExpressionEvaluator?. Thanks Venu
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ArcGIS 10.2 gpx problem

I have ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.2.1 both with data interopablilty extension. But there is a problem with gpx files. ArcGIS simply doesn't see it. In 10.1 there was no problem to drag n drop them but now ...
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“Shapefile to WMS” with FME

I'm using FME Desktop and Server 2014. At the moment my workbench looks like the following. It reads a .csv file and transforms this to a ESRi Shapefile. This is working. I can use the shapefile with ...
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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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How to maintain right-angles when buffering?

When buffering some polygons I am trying to avoid the curved buffered area like this: I'm trying to do thins within an FME workbench but if someone knows how its done in other software that would ...
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FME: how to extract the coordinate of the North West corner

In an FME translation from a polygon geodatabase feature class to a DGN I am trying to place a label in the top left corner of a box. I have tried using CoordinateExtractor to find the coordinates of ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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what is Network analysis and how to find shortest path [closed]

I don't know about Network Analysis.Please any one help to understand the Network Analysis with example. General Process flow and procedure is enough to learn my self Thanks in Advance.
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Automatic capture (Raster to Vector) [closed]

I would like to know the automatic process for Scanned hand drawn line Raster to vector conversion. Please can anyone help me.
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How can i combine the colours of one raster with values from another

I have two Tiffs with data from the same area. One is in colour and when I use the identify shows a 'color index' number (eg. 141), then Color(a,r,g,b)(eg. 255,90,255,0). The other tiff contains a ...
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How to use FME to parse .txt file to publish content to REST Interface?

I have a, from my point of view, complex question, which can be hopefully answered by some of you. Firstly some general information. I'm using Windows Server 2012 FME Desktop and Server 2013 ArcGIS ...
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FME - How to write all attributes when multiple source files have the same name?

I am using FME to write all the MapInfo TAB files in a directory and it's subdirectories to a File Geodatabase. I'm using dynamic readers and dynamic writers as I don't know the geometry or schema of ...
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FME assigning sequential start and end for each line segment

Hi hope someone can help me. To simplify, I have a line that is 500 meters long. As part of its attibutes it has a attribute called 'Start Chainage' of 0 and an attribute called 'end chainage' of ...
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FME - How to add an attribute when schema definition is dynamic?

I have an FME workspace which reads a folder of MapInfo TAB files and writes them to a File Geodatabase. The reader and writers are both using dynamic schema as I need to run this workbench on ...
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Best way to enforce valid table names when writing to a File Geodatabase

I have an FME Workbench which reads MapInfo files and writes them to a File Geodatabase. Generally, the workbench works pretty well, however, I've just come across an error which I though would have ...
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FME Desktop 2013 Rastermosaiker: Why do I get strange edge patterns?

I have just mosaiked around 200 ecw tiles to a single ecw file. On inspecting the result, I see that I fme has produced a strange pattern around the edge. The Pixel values vary from R-G-B: 1 -1 -1 to ...
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Produce a list of polygons that a line crosses

I have a polyline feature class and a polygon feature class. What I want to do is add a field to the lines that lists all polygons that touch the line. This is effectively performing a ...
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FME - How to extract the rightmost folder in a path

I have an FME workbench which reads all of the TAB files in a folder and all of the subfolders and writes the paths of those TAB files as well as their type (NATIVE, RASTER, etc) to an Excel file. ...
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How to extend polylines to the nearest point

Hi could anyone tell me a way of getting my polylines to search for a point within a certain number of meters of their start/end points and extend to it? edit: There was some broblem uploading a ...
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What is the FME Equivalent to the ArcGIS Union tool?

I'm attempting to union 2 large featureclasses in ArcCatalog, QGIS, and FME. What is the transformer that would be equivalent to the ArcGIS Union tool?
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Extrude in FME for lines

I tried to extrude walls in FME from chopped lines (2 vertices). I am using ground height to extrude. The middle portion of the lines for the building slope roof is not extruding correctly. Please ...
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FME - MapInfo to File Geodatabase Conversion Project

I'm about to start a big project converting 25,000 MapInfo files to File Geodatabase. I'm using FME to process the files. I want FME to search all files in a directory (and subdirectories). When ...
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FME - set symbology in TAB files in a directory

I want to set the symbology for all files in a directory. I found a way to do it with FME Workbench but it only works for one file. When I try to run it using batch deploy, it seems to be working for ...
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Automatically chopping lumps off polygons

I have a load of polygons that were originally digitised from CAD. These unfortunately include traingles that were used to sybolise the direction the polygon is facing. As can be seen here: The ...
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Matching sde database port to FME Reader?

I had been trying to connect a MSSQL Server/SDE 9.3 to an FME (2013) Reader for 2 days until I noticed from an earlier fme project that each sde Database has a unique port number. I thought the sde ...
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Is there a way to use an existing Elastic Block Store (EBS) with an FME Cloud instance?

I am seeing help topics for all items except Resources. What is the best way to make EBS data available to FME Cloud instance? Would I need to make it available via one of my own EC2 instances? Or ...
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Can FME Desktop (node-locked) be installed on an Amazon EC2 or VPC instance?

I did do some searching in the FME help and the legal notices, but I'm not getting any hits (probably due to vocabulary). Are there any legal restrictions for FME Desktop that would prevent me from ...
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Is there a way to constrain an FME.exe to certain amount of RAM?

If I have FME Desktop running on a workstation with a large amount of RAM (e.g. 128 GB), is there a way to constrain an FME.exe process to a certain amount of RAM (e.g. 48GB)? This question is ...