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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 ...
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How to compare two files with FME

I have two csv files which each have a field containing the same feature type but with different field names. I need to compare the values of these fields in the two files to find out where there are ...
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How to create table containing contents of a directory with FME 2014?

I have to match the contents of a directory with the attributes of a FeatureClass. The FeatureClass field contains the names (without file endings) of documents which are either .pdf or .jpg files. I ...
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How can I reformat xml data with fme?

I am reading xml data with FME 2014 and attempting to rebuild a relational database model. I have an xml object "element " which has an m:m relationship with object "type". The xml looks like this... ...
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Import GML data in SQL Server Spatial

I have GML file with Application Schema whose data I need to import into SQL Server Spatial. I have been creted database structure with all thing that I need in database, and now I need to fill it ...
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Unable to inspect GML file

I use FME to make GML file based on SQLServer data. When I create GML, I cann't see anything in FME Data Inspector or Universal Viewer. Like something is missing in file. I have schema, and ...
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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", ...