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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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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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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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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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How to unzip multiple folders with FME 2014

I have downloaded 21 zipped folders using the HttpFetcher transformer and I cannot figure out how to get FME to unzip these files. I've seen some posts about using either the TclCaller or ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Spherical Mercator - World bounds

What are the correct world bounds in the Spherical Mercator projection (EPSG:3857 and EPSG:900913) In some source I got those bounds see this link in the maxExtent parameter: minx: -20037508.3427892 ...
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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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Link two destination objects in FME

I have an object 'building' which is represented into multiple feature classes (point, line ) in esri file geodatabase. Is there a way to copy an attribute in one class to an attribute of another ...
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Center Point On Line in FME

I have a line feature. I need to create a point feature from it. The point should ideally fall at the center of the line. I used both CenterPointReplacer and CenterOfGravityReplacer but in some ...
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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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Generating vector geospatial PDF from ArcGIS Server services

I am exploring possibilities to generate vector geospatial PDF from data which is accessible from ArcGIS Server services. I have ArcGIS Server MapService with complex styles. They are very simplified ...
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Unable to determine translation results - Universal Translator in MapInfo

I would like to export my table from MapInfo to ArcMap. Problem is that I get the error "Unable to determine translation results" and "FME EXE stopped working". I know that there might be many causes ...
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How can I check if all boundaries of a polygon coincides with one or more of a set of lines

I have a polygon shapefile, and theoretically, all features in the shape are bounded by the union of some lines in another shapefile. Is there any way to confirm if this is true? I'm using QGis, FME ...
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Define compound keys in FME

I am running a process in FME 2014 to translate some data from an Excel to a PostgreSQL database. My created table needs to have two primary keys (thus a composite key). I have selected from the ...
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Removing duplicate data using FME

There are three roadkill data sets from three different institutions. We are sure that a combined data set will have duplicates. The three institutions will probably record their data differently: ...
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How to connect FME user attributes from reader to writer when there are transformers in between

I have the following schema (figure) in which a reader takes an excel file and writes something into a database. In between I have added several transformers. For some reason I can not pass the user ...
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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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Updating cells in Excel using FME SQLExecutor

In version 2013 FME reads and writes Excel worksheets with XLS_ADO. I have several working 2013-workbenches, which update individual cells in Excel worksheets using this SQLExecutor and this format ...
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I can not see geometry column on SQL Executor of FME

I have build a simple workflow in FME 2014 (as shown in the image) to get data from an excel file and store them in a postgres database. For this purpose I use SQL Executor. I manage to pass all the ...
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How to merge a table and a shapefile in FME

I am testing the trial version of FME 2014 in order to make sure I can build some workflows on it. If its possible then we plan to proceed with buying a license. Right now I have build a workflow ...
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Update ArcGIS Online with FME

I am having problems trying to write ArcGIS Online Feature Service in update mode. Our process is very simple. We published data from Oracle SDE to ArcGIS Online Feature Service with ArcMap. The ...
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Setting encode type in Excel Reader of FME?

I have downloaded trial version of FME 2015 and I try to read an Excel file which included multiple sheets with filtered columns and pivot tables. I want to read this file in FME and write the data ...
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Converting ArcSDE to CAD using FME when blockreference involved?

I try to convert some lines from ArcSDE to cad by FME and I have set autocad_original_entity_type=autocad_lwpolyline and autocad_entity=autocad_line,I suppose they will be line but they have been ...
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Deleting values from PostgreSQL database in FME?

I have a PostgreSQL database which I initialized through FME. What I want to do now is to delete some values from the database. How can I do that? I am trying to use SQLExecutor but I don't know what ...
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Connecting to lines, which are not spatially connected to each other, using FME?

I have a shape file, which contains lines. These lines are not spatially connected to each other. More specifically the end of one linestring has a slightly different coordinate from the start of the ...
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Exporting coordinates of shapefile into CSV using FME?

I use FME to make a series of transformations from an autocad file to a shape file (with line geometry). What I am trying to do is to also export (together with the shape file) a CSV file containing ...
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How to write feature types with different geometries using Schema(From Table) to FME FileGDB using FME?

I need to generate a geodatabase with 25 feature classes according to varying schema (geometry included) that are defined in an excel spreadsheet. My approach so far has to been to use the Schema ...
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How to merge two shapefiles using FME?

I have a workflow in FME in which I read some autocad files, do some transformations and output some shape files. My question is how can I merge the shape files with the same geometry and type of ...
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How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?

I am using FME's Tester to select objects that are bigger than 1 meter. My data are in EPSG:4326. How much is 1 meter in decimal degrees?
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FME - Is there a transformer to snap point on point of nearest line?

I have a dwg file which has lines and points. I use FME (2014) to translate it into a shape file. This works fine but now I want to add some transformers in the workflow. The first think I want is to ...
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What are my options to run a WFS with Geoserver and IIS?

I want to set up a WFS using Geoserver within Jetty servlet container. The server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and is using IIS primarily. Not opening another port is preferable. Apparently one ...
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Read (GEO)JSON file from web service using FME Desktop

I have a webmap of bike stations and there is a json service for these stations behind the map. It is possible to provide this URL as the source dataset, using FME Desktop? Does FME Desktop support ...
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Spatial join using FME

I have two data sets, one is a polygon data set (Norwegian counties) and the other is points (roadkill incidence data). I want to do a spatial join where the points dataset inherits attributes ...
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Is it possible to export my FME workbench canvas as a JPEG?

I want to print my FME workbench to a JPG so that the entire canvas is in one image. I have tried printing it to a PDF but it is trying to put it on multiple pages. I have even tried setting the ...
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Shortest Path Analysis with Turns

Problem: Using FME and a road networks dataset, I am trying to find the shortest path from A to B, while taking into consideration of turning width (say for a truck). I have created a point feature ...
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How to find intersections of lines less than 45° in FME

I'm trying to identify intersections of electrical transmission lines that are less than 45° in FME. While, in theory, this doesn't seem like such a daunting task, in practice, it's proving quite ...
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FME and elasticsearch

We are developing a system to disseminate information about roadkills. The source data comes from three different databases. We have set up a FME project which pulls geojson from the source databases, ...