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Huge x,y,z dataset into oracle, possible?

I have 200 .xyz files containing 1500000 points each. Is this possible to import this dataset to oracle? It makes a total of 300.000.000 points!!! Background is I want to improve a FME script that ...
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Finding Network overshoots under a certain distance

we have a large contiguous network that will have legitimate overshoots (like a dead end street), but may or may not have illegitimate overshoots. Using FME, I can't seem to manufacture a way to find ...
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How to Count Features in a Feature Type in FME?

I am reading around 120 spatial tables in FME. I would like to export a spreadsheet or CSV using FME that contains the feature name (table name) and the number of records in that table. So far, I've ...
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GIS Database Migration Project (Oracle to ArcGIS)

I have been tasked with converting an Oracle Database into an ESRI file geodatabase. The data represents a gas network. The client's Oracle database has over 400 tables, 120 of which are spatial. ...
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FME - Load shape file to SDE table

I have shape file which contain polygon features I open this file as a reader. I need to load their data in to SDE table The problem is ObjectId and shape columns are not listed in user attributes ...
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Are FME2013 and 64bit Background Geoprocessing of ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 compatible?

We are running ArcGIS 10.1 sp1 and have installed 64-bit background geoprocessing. We are also upgrading to FME 2013. I know in the past we have had to install the 32-bit version of FME due to ...
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Calculate Field based on field value in a second table

I have a table in a MSSQL Server Enterprise SDE database. I need to join a table from a MS SQLExpress Workgroup SDE database and then calculate 11 fields in the Enterprise table based on values in ...
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Create lines from a Blob field in ArcMap/Catalog or FME (or any other way)

Is there some way to create lines from geometry stored in a Blob field? It's a SDE-database line feature class that has crashed in some way, but I can still get the raw data and the feature class ...
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FME: Can I add multiple feature types to the SQL Server Spatial reader?

The title's it, really. With .TAB file reader, you can add multiple layers to the reader and use the 'merge feature type' check box with an '*' to read all the layers listed in the source files, ...
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Spatial join including attributes - kind of like right join

I've run in to a little problem. I have two sets of polygons with important attributes. I need to join over the attributes from the first set to the other, but I can't seem to figure out how. ...
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Why do file geodatabase and SDE readers produce different fme_geometry types?

I have one very simple workbench that I am running against both SDE (9.3) and FGDB (10.0) sources. I noticed two different fme_geometry values for same type of objects. For the first one, i.e SDE ...
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clipper transformer FME

I have a fairly extensive workspace which among other things has an output of shapefiles in several needed projections. I have those going to the respective folders for use in different business ...
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How to map a range of values to a single value in FME

A dataset with a set of points has an attribute called HEIGHTS which is filled with numbers like, 10.8, 0.4 and 150.6 etc... I want to transform this dataset to a shape file. In the transformation I ...
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Using reader Feature Type Name as Writer Feature Type Name in FME

I've search and searched for a way to do this, but no method seems to work. Basically I want to use the input feature class name (feature type in FME) as the output name. This normally works, ...
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Is there any problem with Service Pack 4 for FME? [closed]

Let me try to explain a problem. I am testing exactly the same workbench on the to computers. One has installed FME 2012 without SP, another has the same but with SP4. Tested workbenches behaviour are ...
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Which type of File Geodatabase format to use?

What is the practical difference between fgdb API format and fdgb ArcObjects in FME? When to use each of them in FME? Thank you.
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ArcGIS Calling Wrong fme.exe When Python Script Converted To An ArcGIS Script Tool

I'm using this this bit of code to execute a FME Workbench file through a Python script ... import os os.system("fme.exe P:\\Mapping\\Scripts\\FME\\Easements_ROW_Extract_From_CAD.fmw") However, ...
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How to embed images in KML balloons using FME?

I am using FME to produce a kml file with multiple placemarks. Each placemarks corresponds to a specific feature on the ground. I am creating balloons to provide some descriptive information of the ...
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Dynamically Change Annotation Font Size According To Parcel Area

I'm looking for a solution to change annotation font size in an automated/dynamic way. The annotation data represents civic addresses and are displayed over a parcel fabric. What we would like to do ...
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FME remove polygon holes of under size ### sqft and chop the ends off

Quetion #1 I have a wokspace that takes the latest version of my data and creates buffers and then merges those to one polygon. When 2 buffer polygons are near each other and close to create a hole. I ...
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arcsde - index LOADING/FAILED/UNUSABLE

I have a problem with import data with fme and arcsde. I have a loop of import data in the same arcsde table. I have a problem with index : Error while executing stream insert operation for table ...
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Arcsde - FME - import data

I have a problem with the import of data with FME 2012 and ArcSDE 10. After import, my data are not visibles in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. My layers are registered in ArcSDE. I found a solution: After ...
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Problems with intersection in FME and ArcMap

I have one very interesting issue which I do not know how to solve/understand. In FME I used the LineOnAreaOverlayer transformer to get new intersected lines, these some are inside and outside ...
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How to convert a JPEG to GeoTiff using FME?

I want to convert JPEG to Geotiff in FME. I use the following workspace JPEG reader -> RasterExtractor -> CoordinateSystemSetter -> RasterGeoreferencer (parameter : extents) -> Reprojector -> ...
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FME autocad to csv

I have a few building blocks and land parcels in a dxf file that look like this I am writing to a csv file using FME the following attributes: land parcel number | xmin| xmax | ymin | ymax The ...
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How to queue FME output on the same workspace?

I have an .csv coordinate file with the following header num xc yc xmin ymin xmax ymax I want to tranform the x/y coordinates on each line of this file to lat / long ...
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How to convert Autocad lines to Esri polygon shapefiles using FME?

I am using FME to transform a dwg file into a polygon shapefile (.shp). The dwg file is an urban plan of a city consisting of building blocks (type: polylines) and the properties within each block ...
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How can I set the output feature type name dynamically?

How can I set the output feature type name so that it consists of a constant part and a variable part, such as "Circle_205", where the number part could be different each time? When using a fanout, ...
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How to Calculate the Maximum Distance Between Features?

I'd like to calculate the maximum distance between polyline features. I have a base polyline with many other polylines either touching or near the base polyline as shown in the picture. The distance ...
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Splitting large shapefile into numerous smaller files based on number of objects in each smaller file

I have a shapefile containing approximately 600 000 point-objects. Unfortunately, for a couple of reasons I need to split this file into a larger number of shape-files each containing approximately ...
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FME- ask about interpretation of log

I'm running some process for about 48 hours and I'm not sure about what is going on or maybe better - how should I interpret the log. Please have a look at attached part of the log. Just after ...
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FME - Calculate distance of point along a line

I have created an FME workspace which inputs a pipeline as well as other linear features which cross it (waterways, roads, railways, fences, other pipelines, etc). The output is a point file which ...
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How do I reproject a arbitrary coordinate system grid to OSGB

I have a polygon grid of a certain shape that has some data associated with it. Unfortunately its not properly projected, being in what seems to be an arbitrary scale and coordinate system (it was ...
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How to read files one by one with FME

In one folder I can have one or more xml files. I would like (need) to use them one by one as input dataset (reader). Actually each xml file will be used within according fme workbench regardless some ...
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Generating vector GeoPDF from ArcGIS Server services

I am exploring possibilities to generate vector GeoPDF from data which is accessible from ArcGIS Server services. I have ArcGIS Server MapService with complex styles. They are very simplified in ...
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FME - process only matching name datasources

I'm trying to find out how to deal with the below scenario with FME 2012 on board. I have a bunch of geotiff's tiles (A) and a bunch of others geotiff's tiles (B) that I would like to mosaick ...
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Crop collar from chart

I need advice on how to complete the following task: I have aeronautical charts covering parts of the US (example: http://aeronav.faa.gov/content/aeronav/sectional_files/Albuquerque_89.zip - Each ...
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Calculate area with FME

I have coordinates in decimal degrees and need to calculate area for polygon objects. I tried to use AreaCalculator and set up criteria to find all these bigger than 100 sqm. But result is not as I ...
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Experiences with ArcGIS Data Interoperability

In order to import/extract data from tons of DWG files, I'd like to know experiences with ArcGIS Data Interoperability, and its strong points versus FME or GeoKettle. Thank you very much.
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Run FME workspace using python

I'm trying to run a second workspace using python command in "Shutdown Python Script" in the first workspace using the following command. But its giving me an error. Is there anything I need to do ...
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Converting from GEOTIFF to JPEG2000

I need to convert raster from one format to another (geotiff-->jpeg2000). First I tried with very simple workspace, having input geotiff and direct to output jpeg2000, but I got error message: ...
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How to test list elements in FME

My question is how to test each element in one list with each element in another list? I have lot of lines segments and using lengthCalculator to find all segments less than some specific length. ...
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FME Donut Hole Extractor

I am using FME to fill in some small holes within polygons. I have used DonutHoleExtractor to split these out, however I have found the output via the HOLE port also brings existing 'filled' holes ...
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FME values used in python

I need one attribute value from FME and use it in python script as a parameter. How can I do this? Do I have to have def_init_() def input(), def close() also?
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Find dangling lines

If I have a network of roads. Each road consist of segments. I need to delete all segments that are starting segments of each road and also delete all side roads (dangling) which are represented with ...
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How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?

I supposed to know this but unfortunately I do not know. I am using Tester to select objects that are bigger than 1 m. My data are in EPSG:4326. How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?
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Load shape file with different FTypes into a GDB Feature class with different sub types

I have a contour shape file with different FTypes (FTYPE_CODE) data type is text my task is to load this contours shape file into a GDB Feature class (Contour50K) with different sub types ...
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LineJoiner in FME

I have lot of line objects. Some of them are smaller than some criteria. I would like to join all lines or smaller segments of line which are smaller than 1 meter to bigger lines, keeping the ...
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Filegeodatabase fanout and Python problem

I have fme wb which does fanout with gdb. It means that in the end as output sets of data I get few new created gdb. But If I start this fme wb within python script It does not do fanout. Just write ...
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Calling ArcGIS 10 geoprocessing method in FME 2011

I am trying to create an attribute index in a feature class in FME 2011. I couldn't find any trasnformer that does it. So I'm thinking may be I can use "PythonCaller" transformer to call "Add ...