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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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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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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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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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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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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Displaying intersection from FME LineOnAreaOverlayer transformer in FMEViewer and ArcMap is different?

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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HERE background maps in QGIS possible?

The OpenLayers plugin for QGIS allows one to add background maps from various sources to the data frame. These sources include OSM, Google, Bing, MapQuest, and Apple. However, Nokia's HERE Maps, is ...
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How to remove 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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Converting arcs to straight line segments?

I have a large number of geometries, currently stored in Oracle, some of which contain arc segments. I need to convert these geometries into LRS (Linear Referencing System) format so I would like to ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...