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Which Writer do I need for PDF Documents in FME 2014?

I have successfully used the ImageFetcher transformer to download many images from a URL by using a JPG writer. Now I want to do this with PDF Documents, but have the problem that the Adobe 3D PDF ...
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Is there a way to export metadata to HTML with FME

I'm trying to export metadata from ArcSDE to HTML. I've been trying to use the XSLTProcessor transformer with the ArcGIS.xsl stylesheet. I can't seem to make it work. Any ideas. Is there another ...
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FME: why do my readers sometimes not get added to the canvas?

Sometimes when I generate a workspace in fme 2014, the reader and writer get created but not added to the workspace. Can anyone explain why?
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How to create feature type from xml attribute value?

Here is a sample from an xml child element: <element> <aspects> <a id="1" l="de" v="Grundlose Kuhle"/> <a id="2" p="6" code="7"/> <a id="3" p="12" code="6"/> <a ...
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Creating hierarchy of Feature Elements in MapForce

I use FME to translate SQLServer tables into gml document. In FME, I make one-one connections (every feature type produces new feature type in output). This document is not 'structured' as I want. ...
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FME: How to retain Field names in reader?

I am having problems with field names in my writer using fme 2014. When I "generate" a workspace and pre-define the reader and writer before I add transformers, the readers field names are ...
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How can I use regex in the AttributeCreator Advanced Editor in FME 2014?

I want to use regex to simply distinquish between POLYGON and MULTIPOLYGON using the regex term "\bPOLYGON" Apparently I can use the Advanced Editor and use ...
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How can I download images from an API using FME?

Using an API which enables me to retrieve XML data about Objects, I am also able to enter the ID of the object and download an image. Does anyone know how I can do this using FME?
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how to manage xml fragments in fme

I am trying to flatten an xml file with fme 2014. I´m having problems understanding how to manage the following xml schema. One of the XML child elements is called "aspects" and contains the following ...
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FME - calculating distance to points along a line

I am new to FME, and trying to get my head around what should be pretty straightforward issues, but I find myself going around in circles Basically I want to determine the distance (chainage) to a ...
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How can I convert WKT to SHP?

Using ArcGIS, ArcInfo and fme, I would like to transform data which contains wkt geometries (points, lines and polygons) into SHP. Has anyone a workflow for doing such a transformation?
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How to convert xml into readable gis format

I have data in xml format which contains a child element "GEOM" which has coordinates in the following format POINT (9.9632253030540205 52.9569277022282421) POLYGON ((9.7423702151211078 ...
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GML TimePeriod mapping in MapForce

I made SQLServer database structure based on xsd schema I got. In that schema two fields have gml:TimePeriodType. In database I put two columns for each field of this type (begin and end) and the ...
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FME Workbench: Merging Multiple Shapefiles into One Database Table

I'm new to FME Workbench, but have used Quick Translator for a while. What I have is a directory: C:\Mexico\Maps\Rural where I’ve extracted the Shapefiles for multiple states. Nothing else is in that ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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How to enable sde Reader in fme2014

I have windows 7 64bit running ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and fme 2014. On another server I have ArcSDE9.3. I want to create an SDE Reader in FME but am unsure about how to connect. At the moment SDE ...
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Transform wkb to gml geometry using FME

Maybe (and probably) this is stupid question, but I am totaly new to FME and geometry conversion. I need to transform WKB field from SQLServer to GML geometry using FME software. How can I do this?
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How can I use polygon grid to export raster [duplicate]

I have a polygon grid which consists of 100 square polygons. For each square I need to export the raster overlay. I have ArcGIS 10.0, FME 2014, Saga-GIS. Is there a suitable tool for this or do I need ...
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Creating metadata in zipped file geodatabase using FME

I have a workbench set up where I create a Feature Class inside a file geodatabase. the next step is to create the metadata and load it into the same Feature Class. This all works fine. I'm doing ...
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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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FME - Raster Algebra and Multicriteria Analysis

I'm trying to use FME to do some raster algebra for some Multi-Criteria Analysis. At the moment, I have three rasters, all with the same extents and resolution: Slope, Hydro, and Infrastructure Mask. ...
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FME Server API - Retrieve Output file as a URL

I have a FME Server web workspace converting a file from SHP to KML, once it runs it outputs a kml file, I need to be able to take this file and drop into my web API google Map. Is there a way to ...
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Exporting to 2D (Arcview 3.0 compatible) shapefile in QGIS?

I need to run my shapefiles through a web mapping application which is incompatible with 3D shapefiles. At present I run them through the FME Universal Translator in Mapinfo, which enables you to ...
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Is it possible to incrementally update added/edited datasets to ArcGIS Online?

My organization would like to run change detection and update our ArcGIS Online data incrementally. Rather than re-uploading the entire data set every time we want to update the map. We are a city ...
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Similar color on points and lines

I have two feature classes/shapefiles. One containing points and one containing lines. They have both a field called Gate_number. I can use Symbology to give every point with the same gate_number ...
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FME - Use Python Caller to Set Search Envelope in Another Workspace

I have an FME workspace which has a number of different workspaceRunner transformers. The first workspaceRunner launches a workspace which buffers a pipeline and outputs the bounding coordinates to a ...
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csv to INSPIRE gml problem in FME Desktop 2014

I have .csv file with id, name, lat, long and other. I just cannot make gml writer to write geometry tags. I mean something like . How can I read this things from my .cvs? What am I missing? fme is ...
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FME - Conditionally make parameters visible

I have an FME workspace in which the user sets several parameters before running. The first parameter is a multiple choice where the user selects which layers they would like to process. Depending on ...
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FME - Filter Parameter choices to only projected coordinate systems

I have an FME workspace in which the user sets several parameters before running. One of the parameters is a Coordinate System. I would like the user to choose only Projected Coordinate Systems as ...
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Replace Polygon geometry in SDE Database using FME

I'm still trying to wrap my head around using FME and encountering another issue. This is my scenario: I have a master SDE database that i am trying to update using the data from a GDB file. I was ...
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FME: Using WorkspaceRunner to batch 2 readers

I need a little help using the WorkspaceRunner in FME. Essentially I want to batch run polygon shapefiles in one folder (30 of them) against another load of files, in the form of a tiled grid (26 ...
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Merging Personal Geodatabase (MDB) data into ArcSDE using FME?

Im a novice in FME and I have a MDB file that i want to write/insert to an SDE database using FME. I created a simple translation that generally reads the data from the MDB file and writes it to the ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile using FME?

I am looking to convert XML to shapfiles using FME. The XML files are user generated while they draw points and lines (mainly) of interest on a web map. We generate the XML in the backgroung ...
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In FME Desktop, I have a custom coordinate system, I was confused how to translate it for MyCoordSysDefs.fme

I have a custom coordinate system that I was confused how to translate it to the MyCoordSysDefs.fme for use in Safe Desktop. Here's how it is represented in the prj file. ...
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How to use fanout to accomplish batch clip in FME?

Following up on this question. I am trying to implement the fanout method to implement a batch clip that was mentioned as an option. I am having issues with trying to batch clip in FME. This is my ...
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Most efficient way to batch clip in FME?

I have one large shapefile and 100 smaller shapefiles that are smaller areas within the large shapefile. Using the Clipper transformer, I want to clip the large shapefile using each of the smaller ...
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How do I upload a file geodatabase to fme server 2013?

I periodically load an SDE-geodatabase with about 1 GB of data that is delivered to me in a ArcGIS file geodatabase (.gdb) format. In order to run that job on FME server I need to upload the .gdb to ...
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Merging data using FME

I am a newbie in FME and is trying to accomplish a similar implementation like this: merging data in ArcSDE But we are still in the proof of concept stage.So we are just starting of with 2 ...
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How to load multiple types (formats) of dynamic readers into one FME workspace?

This is a follow up to this question: I am trying to find the a workflow that will define dynamic schema readers from a blank workspace - that is to say, without using the "Generate work space" ...
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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 ...