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FME: floating point precision issues (ArcSDE / FGDB)

I am working on a (generic) FME Workbench that clips and exports data from ArcSDE database into the File Geodatabase (FGDB) format. The SDE features are clipped using an AOI, that arrives in the ...
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Error with my python script

I am trying to write a string that will call for a error log. Here is the error I am getting: Python Exception <IOError>: [Errno 22] invalid mode ('r') or filename: ...
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How to use Esri custom geographic transformation in FME Desktop 2015 Workbench?

I am trying to reproject DWG files from one projection system to other using a custom transformation created by me with ArcGIS. When I execute it reprojects the data but does not use the custom ...
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FME: Set attributes based on a lookup table

I have an XML Reader and I need to write (both inserts and updates) to an SQL database. The attribute data in the XML is in a string format, however the values in SQL are stored as IDs. There is a ...
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How to display coordinate-system properties of raster data in FME Data Inspector?

FME Data Inspector shows detailed information of coordinate-system properties of vector data sets (marked in green). But for raster data sets FME displays in the status bar only basic information ...
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Regular expression to match all numbers in comma-separated list in FME

In FME, I have a Feature Type with municipalities and their IDs, and a string attribute made of an unknown number of these IDs, separated by commas, like for example: 5586,5587,3468,9942 The goal is ...
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Using regex to find an attribute with no letters in FME Workbench

I need to divide address elements to lines. I am using 'TestFilter' transformator in FME Workbench to separate attributes with no letters. For this purpose I am using IF statement and regular ...
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Hide an empty line through Python IF statement in FME Workbench

I am trying to set a rule that would move up filled lines and hide an empty line (it can be on any line) in a postal address through PythonCaller transformer. I have a database table consisted of ...
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Is there an automatic way to connect attributes of a transformer to the attributes of a writer?

I am using FME 2015 in order to build a workflow as shown in the image: As you can see in the figure I have an AttributeFilter which takes manually some value. I have to run this workflow multiple ...
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Buffer zone outside objects cluster using FME

I am doing a buffer analysis around some roads. The buffer is 1000 meters and is dissolved. This gives me a buffer which covers the roads as well as the distance outwards. It looks like this: ...
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FME output of SVG without ATTLIST

I am using FME 2015 to output SVG files. In lines 4-9 below, it adds a lot of ATTLIST metaproperties, which mess up chrome as well as my other SVG readers and display programs. Is there a way to ...
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FME convert from OSM to SVG but preserve aspect ratio?

I need to apply "raster paint" over a OSM map. I am using FME to convert the OSM map to SVG, and then using the xara draw program to add the paint (roadways, stop lines, etc.) for a raster display. ...
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Testing attribute value of CityGML dataset and sorting it by gml:id?

I have a few additional generic attributes with specific values (meaning of them are in a separate codelist) in my CityGML dataset. Now I want to test them with the transformer "Filter" an sort them ...
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FME batch processing results filename “NULL”

I have a FME workspace and a workspace runner. The workpace reads several sources (POSTGIS & SHP) but only one is batched. In other words, all shapefiles in one folders are all analyzed against ...
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Change the direction of the readers and writers in FME

Is it possible in FME to change the dataflow direction from: Reading datasource A and writing to datasource B to Read datasource B and write to datasource A And between the reading and writing ...
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Is it possible to call FME transformers (or workbenches) from my python script?

I have a script mostly using arcpy, and in the middle of this script I convert a load of polylines to polygons: arcpy.ET_GPPolylineToPolygon("Contours_L_1m.shp", "Contours_G_1m.shp", "FALSE") This ...
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Update a postgis table with the resuly of SQL Executor

I have built a workflow in FME2015 in which I use SQLExecutor to run a query. I want to use the result of the query to UPDATE a column of table in my database. I am having difficulties in passing the ...
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Excel to GIS format using FME changes column names at each run?

I have excel sheet having months field with year. I have to re-arrange to specific format. I have been able to do by just joining writer and reader columns names but my problem is the column name ...
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Greek letters of attributes are not shown correctly in FME

I am using FME 2014 in order to manipulate some shape files. When I load and inspect the content of the shapes file, I get the following problem: Although all the greek characters of the content is ...
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Enclosing building models from bottom (Missing GroundFeatures) using FME?

I have 3D building model of the city and I would like to export it to proper CityGML model. I am trying to find out, how to make an intersection of building and terrain in order to make ...
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Risk and vulnerability analysis for the spread of alien species

Based on knowledge about the potential for proliferation of alien forests species we are looking at possibilities for modelling the process. Inputs should be area for initial plants, wind, elevation, ...
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Editing coordinates of CityGML Building?

I'm looking for the most efficient method of editing coordinates for a building in a CityGML file. My setup: I have a base CityGML file with a set of buildings in a defined area of the community I'm ...
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How do I compact a file geodatabase with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am preparing some data using FME, which I end up writing to an Esri file geodatabase. Unfortunately, FME doesn't appear to update the written feature classes' spatial indices. This results in ...
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Stretchingt geometry (shapes) up to desired point in any direction using FME?

How to stretch geometry -line, up to desired point in any direction in FME?
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FME - Exploding Series of Attributes to Features for Each Combination

Given a unique identifier attribute (TYPE below), there needs to be the combination for each comparison between the identifier and (n) value attributes to be written as a new feature. See the example ...
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Orientation of polygon in FME?

how can i identify orientation of a building in reference to another rectangle (eg building located at North side or south side in reference with campus). in FME there is a way to find out?
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Share FME workflows with other organizations

Can we publish FME Workbenches to GitHub, to enable sharing these with other organizations.A custom transformer might be a solution? thanks
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Increasing width of Reader on FME Desktop?

I have a reader whose attribute names are so long that I can´t read them in the workbench. Is there anyway to increase the size of the reader element? With the mouseover the attributes can be ...
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How to extract two values from an 8bit raster and export to new raster with FME 2015?

I have an 8 bit raster from which I want to create a new raster which just contains the cells containing the values 20 and 24 of the original raster. I have SAFE FME 2015 but am unsure which ...
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FME Error with class extensions

Recently I have been getting errors in FME Translations from a geodatabase (Reader) to a GT Viewer Format (Writer). When I update or import feature types I get this error I have done updates before ...
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Problem with ST_IsValid: Unknown geometry type: 9 - CompoundCurve

The following is an example of a gml:Curve that was loaded into Postgres using FME. <gml:Curve srsName="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::27700" gml:id="os.vmd.ny.38124.geom"> <gml:segments> ...
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FME Proccess to merge two CSV files not working

I am trying to merge two datasets of golfcourse data with almost similar information. my end goal is to have all the data into one csv file that have merged information from both csv files. I have ...
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Combining Datasets from multiple scraped data CSV files using FME [duplicate]

My main goal is to collect information of US Golf courses located in the United States and geocode them to create a meaningful map. I was able to scrape from four sites in which I created 4 CSV ...
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Removing unnecessary vertices?

I have over sampled polygons that I need to simplify, without changing the shape. basically, I want to reduce the number of vertices, by eliminating the ones that are useless and have the polygons ...
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Definition query to extract last updated record

I am struggling to build a definition query using ArcGIS to select last updated record in relation to unique CADID (core data example below). CADID is unique, updates recorded additional record in ...
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Importing fmeobjects into PyQGIS

I use FME a lot for manipulation of spatial data, and would like to leverage it's Python library, fmeobjects in PyQgis. If I run the following in my standard Python IDE it works fine: import sys ...
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How to convert TIF to ECW with FME maintaining a certain value?

I want to convert TIF to ECW with FME. Some tif-pixels have values of 255/255/255: After conversion these pixels have values of 254/254/254 or 253/254/252 or similar. How can I achieve that ...
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Multi-writer FME

I have heaps of tables to update as part of data management and transition process. All feature classes are identically kept under separate environments (e.g., SDE, gdb and MapInfo) I am using FME ...
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Joining Excel file with CityGML file using FME?

I want to join a excel file with a CityGML file with FME. i want to join the excel file with the geometry of the CityGML file. all attributes should join this file which settings should i choose ...
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Finding polygons which are within/intersect other polygons using FME?

Version: FME Desktop 2014 SP3 I have two shapes with polygons. Now i want to locate those polygons of shape A (polygon.shp) which intersects polygons of Shape B (POLYGONS) (or are within them). I am ...
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What is FME equivalent to ArcGIS Dissolve?

I am trying to dissolve polygons that are spread out across a region. ArcMap's ModelBuilder will dissolve these polygons into a single, multi-part feature. How can I get FME to do this same thing? I ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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Read XML file in FME

I want the below xml file to be read by fme. How this can be done? I tried reading documents and seeing videos. This xml looks more complicated. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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Efficient processing of difference between input data and database

I have an input dataset whose records will be appended to an existing database. Prior to being appended, the data will go through heavy, time-intensive processing. I want to filter out records from ...
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FME 2015.1.01 and SQL Server 2012 Native Client Issues

I'm having trouble connecting to a SQL Server 2008 database from FME 2015.1.01 on a computer with SQL Server Management Studio 2012, including SQL Server Native Client. Here's the error message: MS ...
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How to check CAD drawing viewing direction (rotation) in model space in FME?

I have created an FME (2015) workspace that takes a CAD (.dwg) file and after translation produces an xml file. As part of the input cad file validation I am doing cad file structure check, which ...
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How to insert non-spatial features into a Polygon shapefile - FME 2015

Here is the issue: I have the original data (a shapefile with spatial a non-spatial features) which I need to transform: (highlighted those non-spatail features) I need to make some ...
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How to split attributes using FME

I am trying to split an attribute into its component pieces with FME. Ex: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA PA 19121 into: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA, and 19121 I am using the ...
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Converting Long/Lat into X/Y in the same coordinate system

I have a text file with two fields including Longitude and Latitude in degrees. I need to convert this into two fields that contain these values in X and Y. The source and destination coordinate ...
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FME: Connecting the output of a workflow to the input of another workflow

Solved: I've tried the advice from @Mapperz - Connecting the transformer before the Writer is writing the shp with the transformers "AttributeVreator_2 & Dissolver". Anyway, I'm still ...