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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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Merging hundreds of Aerial Photos into one big file?

I have tried to merge my 405 Aerial Photos into one. I have FME and ArcInfo 10.0 at my disposal on Windows 7 64bit. I have tried the following: create a mosaic; export all images from a ...
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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 ...
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Is there an optimum RAM configuration to use for FME Desktop?

I have a couple of workstations with 32GB RAM where fme.exe processes often exceed 25GB, if its available. And I'm looking to possibly add a 3rd workstation. I noticed in an FME2014 beta build some ...
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how to decrease Raster size without altering cell size?

Is there a way to decrease the size of a raster image without decreasing cell size or quality? I´m using ArcInfo but also have Saga-Gis or FME. I could abviously change an 8bit raster to a 1bit ...
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How to get a list of features from Oracle via FME?

I have a table in Oracle containing only the names of other tables of varying feature types, which I'd like to process (i.e.export to csv). this task is to be scheduled via FME Server. the feature ...
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Is there a way to execute FME transformers from a PythonCaller script in an FME workspace?

I have a very large and complex Python/arcpy script that does lots of custom calculations, and I am trying to port it to an FME environemnt. The script runs beautifully under ArcGIS. The problem in ...
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Convert Shapefile to CSV using FME

I have a simple shapefile (point) that has only ID in the attribute table. I can transform shp to csv but this only gets the ID into the CSV file. What transformer/settings do I need to read the x,y ...
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How to identify gaps in linear point data in FME?

I have been given a spreadsheet which contains coordinates of welds along a pipeline. I'm using FME to create points from the coordinates. On average, the points are roughly 11 metres from each ...
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How to fix the “Corrupt Shape file '<shapefile>' encountered — record size 218972988 is invalid” error in FME Workbench?

I have inherited a project where part of the workflow is the execution of numerous FME Workbench files. It has worked flawlessly for several hundred runs, but it gets tripped up on a very large ...
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Appending Data Into Existing Geometric Network

I"m currently interning at a telecommunication company and have been tasked with converting their CAD maps into their GIS telecom model. I've been using FME to translate the CAD data with great ...
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FME : How can I use multiple Workspacerunners in one Workspace? [closed]

I created two Workspaces, the first one does a clipping process and the second has to run it. It contains a "Creator" and 4 Workspace-runners. I have 4 different Inputs and outputs paths, how can I ...
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Creating a BATCH with multiple INPUTS (variables) to run a workbench that intersects LINES AND POLYGONS

I'm trying to create a batch file to run my workbench.fmw in which I have two input files: 8 pipeline shapefiles and 96 communal areas shapefiles. The workbench allows cutting pipeline relative to the ...
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Lidar data in ArcGIS 10.1

Problem: I have a set of LAS files that doesn't display in Arcmap. Details: I try to use LAS to tin in Arcmap to convert my LAS points to a TIN. However, when browsing to the folder with the files, ...
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Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME?

Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME? I dont think it is but when i run a simple startup/shutdown script in FME I am getting these error messages. This ...
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FME BATCH: How to create a “LOG” in a specific file output

I created a Batch that looks like this : > FOR %%D in ( Paris Pas-de-Calais Pyrenees-Atlantiques Pyrenees-Orientales) DO ( > fme.exe jointure_cana_region_dep.fmw > ...
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Automated attribute update geometric network

I have a Network Dataset of a storm water system containing two feature classes of points and lines. (All data is topologically sound with pits and pipes snapped and linework captured in direction of ...
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Invoke FME batch process/Process using c#

I want to invoke FME batch process and general FME processes using c#, I have no idea about FME, can anyone please let me know if anything like this is possible?or is it possible in python, any help ...
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Why is geometry being dropped when outputting to a MapInfo Writer in FME?

In some instances geometry is being unexpectedly dropped when writing to a MapInfo writer. This occurs when FME has a conflict with the Format Attribute of 'mapinfo_type' which has been attached to a ...
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FME Features to read parameter

I would like to ask if there is a way in FME to set the Feature types to read parameter, from values in microsoft access table. I have a model that translates .dgn files and then appends them to a ...
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FME explode cells

I want to ask if anyone knows how to explode a DGNV8 cell in FME workbench so that it is exported out as a single point to a mdb.I have read a little documentation and it seems I need to set the ...
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Is SpatiaLite or SQLite Spatial an Accepted Standard?

The reason why I ask this is because I have been undertaking some testing and have found that there seems to be many implementation and not all of them are interchangeable. For example: FME can read ...
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FME incorrectly reading SHP file schema in reader

I am trying to read in a SHP file using the FME SHP file reader and some of the fields are not being read in correctly to FME. This is causing random values to be introduced into the dataset. The ...
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Using FME to merge lines in multiple SHP layers

I have multiple layers of complex laine data that I need to flatten int a single layer of lines. The issue is that some of the line data overlaps and intersects and is not end node to end node. How ...
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How to Export Shapefile Attribute to Text Layer in CAD Using FME

How can I export a Shapefile's Attribute to Text Layer in CAD Using FME. For example I have a Shapefile of Parcels and it contains a ParcelID field. Now I would like to display that field attributes ...
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Line segment connectivity analysis in FME

I have a set of line segments, all of them snapped at the endpoints: As seen in the above image, the line segments appear in groups (4 in this example). Question: I would like to determine which ...
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Spatial join between point files using FME

I have two files: the first has x,y,z information and is a (big) point cloud file, and second has only x,y information and is a (small) point shp file. The two files occupy the same area. For each of ...
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Update Point ID as Start Node and End Node to Line through FME

I need your help to perform the below process in FME. I have two layers: Pole Data (Point) and Cable (Line). Cable has no ID. I want to keep the Cable which is going through the Pole. Then make the ...
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FME - what is the difference between “generate workspace” and “create workspace”?

as a newbie to FME i can´t really understand the basic difference between the two ways of making a workspace. Generate or Create. Can someone explain the difference? Thanks, Rob
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Import Point Data to Oracle through FME with considering few other Point file attribute

I have three Point file (*.mif); Pole, Switch and Transformer Pole is the main feature which will be my Output, but I need additional information within pole layer attribute using information from ...
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How to convert CAD Annotation to Shapefile with attributes?

How to add AutoCAD Mtext to GIS attribute table using FME? What transformer I should use? The reader file in CAD and I want to transform it to GIS Shapefile. In this case I want to expose the ...
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Annotation doesn't update when features are inserted via FME

What I'm trying to accomplish is take two Feature Classes - one the current FC, the second with updated data. I want to merge the changes into the original FC so its updated. I want to update vs. ...
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OGR Projection transformation error

I am trying to convert shapefile that was created by FME in EPSG:900913 to EPSG:3857 (I know its the same definition) with OGR in a script. datasource = ogr.Open(os.path.join(dirname,shapefileName)) ...
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Use FME to delete records from PostGIS before loading new records

I have some shapefiles. Each shapefile contains the data on a topic for a county. I have data for 26 counties. In the filename of the shapefile, the county ID is given. I load these shapefiles into ...
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Attribute manipulation on shapefile

I have a shapefile which contains landuse types. The Landuse types are written in a field called "Type" and contain also the area in m² and a landuse code. Some polygons contain more than one landuse ...
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Migrating Lines to ArcGIS polyline

I'm trying to import geometry lines from Oracle Spatial database to ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. and some data will cause the error. Its says not enough points for feature class, but when I look ...
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FME: Identify a string within a field and populate another field with that same string

I have a shp which needs to be split according to attributes in a field. The problem is that the field contains other Characters and dates. For Example the Field is called "Landtype" and contains the ...
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AutoCAD map server's text to ArcGIS Annotation - SAFE FME

autocade Software: SAFE FME Geodatabase - enterprise geodatabase we have autocad data stored in oracle database and wishes to port them over to ArcGIS Annotation (text). We are unable to do so just ...
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ArcMap - Opening the attribute table gives 'Could not load data from the data source' error

ArcMap wont display the attribute table of a dataset. I get an error 'Could not load data from the data source' and it says 'An invalid SQL statement was used'. It then opens a table with the correct ...
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Preserving attributes of linejoin through concatenation

I've run into a bit of a problem, I'm working on a layer of connected lines which represent geological faults and contacts. These lines were broken into many small segments so to get rid unnecessary ...