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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 ...
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FME area on area overlayer dropping components of some features

As it says in the title, is this expected behaviour? What happens is that the dataset before the area on area overlayer has some features (in the image below, the large green parts are the same ...
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Why does FME Reprojector create coordinate values 0?

I'm using the NeighborFinder transformer in FME Desktop 2013, and I need it to use a maximum distance in meters. My input data, however, are points and lines in WGS84, so before sending them into the ...
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Reproject raster catalog - ArcGIS 9.3/FME 2012

I have a couple of raster catalogs in different file geodatabases and I need to re-project them to a new coordinate system. Now there is no option to project a whole raster catalog, nor can I use the ...
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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 - like SQL 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.