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Writing Geopackage with FME - no geometry

I have a large amount (400 shapefiles, 11 gigs total) of shapefiles which I would like to store into one file (or DB). I am also using PostGIS, but just out of pure interest I would like try test out ...
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Replacing path names in FME Workspace with python

I need a Python code which replaces the place holders ('%p%') in a template FME Workspace which is imported via fme_in = open(self.filename1, 'r') and writing the path name which come from a input ...
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FME - Copying a full list of 'user attributes'

I'm new to FME, so just getting used to the interface. I've loaded a template .fmw which has given me a full process, including an example 'Writer'. This writer is no use to me, and as I can't change ...
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ArcGIS Online : update feature service failing persistently

We use FME to upload data to ArcGIS Online, but ran into an interesting error as returned by ArcGIS Online. Has anyone experienced similar issues when updating large volume of data in ArcGIS Online? ...
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Summarising an attribute from point layer in polygons with FME

I have a number of polygon feature sets and a point layer containing an attribute with population count. I want to summarise the population attribute for all points within each polygon feature set ...
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How to use current layer name in FME PythonCaller?

In a PythonCaller (FME 2014 SP4 in Data Interop in ArcGIS 10.3), I'd like to do some conditional processing based on the layer that I'm currently processing. I'm feeding in a text file of layers ...
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How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?

I have some .ovl files which can only opened on Geogrid or Top50 viewer which shows me where everything is. How do I take these ovl files and convert the properties to Shapefiles to be used on ArcMap ...
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FME 2016 - FeatureMerger, row data to columns

I'm not able to get it work to "dissolve" data from rows to columns based on a join field. My source is connected twice to the FeatureMerger in FME 2016. It's connected to the Requester port and to ...
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Classifying building walls from LiDAR point cloud [closed]

I am currently working on mobile point clouds in order to extract 3D building models in the residential area. I could successfully classify ground, vegetation and building roof lines, but still have ...
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FME - Use Python Caller to Set Search Envelope in Another Workspace

I have an FME workspace which has a number of different workspaceRunner transformers. The first workspaceRunner launches a workspace which buffers a pipeline and outputs the bounding coordinates to a ...
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Intensity images using FME software

How to create intensity image using point cloud in FME software? I already generate using image rasterizer transformer but the quality still need to be improved. Is there any other transformer that ...
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Using FME to draw polygons around roads using aerial photography

I am trying to use FME to draw polygons around the extents of road using aerial imagery. I have a Road Centreline table that I have buffered 5m and put this through a RasterGCPClipper so only 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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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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how to manage xml fragments in fme

I am trying to flatten an xml file with fme 2014. I´m having problems understanding how to manage the following xml schema. One of the XML child elements is called "aspects" and contains the following ...
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Querying previous year in FME?

I have a field that posts CURYEAR but I am trying to write an FME Attributesetter that would post the CURYEAR minus 1. So technically the year prior to the captured date. Does anyone know how to scrip ...
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How to get NIR values into a LAS file then a CSV?

We are trying to deliver a LAS file with NIR values added for each point. The NIR comes from a raster captured at the same moment as the LiDAR, and is stored as an 8bit number along with RGB in 8bit. ...
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Reproject raster with FME

I have multiple .tiff + .tfw files in EPSG:3067, which I need to reproject to EPSG:3878. I tried to do it with FME, and succeeded, kind of. The geotiffs are placed well, but some weird white area ...
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Removing 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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retrieve rectangle from a latitude and longitude coordinates in FME

I wanted to retrieve a rectangle with FME from two points (point 1: latitude and longitude and point 2: latitude and longitude) that are stored in the postgres database in text fields: text field 1 = ...
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Conditional styling in FME ChartGenerator

A vector data set represents different wilderness qualities of district areas (V, 1 and 2) and one human activity zone (N). Our cartography for the areas gives us the following map: I am using FME ...
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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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Joining lines by X,Y and Z coordinates for TerraExplorer using FME?

My task is to generate 3D polygons from line data, which will then be imported into TerraExplorer 3D presentation software. Problems arise when there are overlapping lines in 2D space, but which have ...
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How to use fanout to accomplish batch clip in FME?

Following up on this question. I am trying to implement the fanout method to implement a batch clip that was mentioned as an option. I am having issues with trying to batch clip in FME. This is my ...
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Data Interoperability or FME ESRI Edition?

I've been debating keeping our Data Interoperability licence or going with the full FME ESRI Edition. I'm looking for advice.
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Loop and perform loop in order depending on attribute

I have a lot of points in one layer. All of which represent the same type of real world feature. I want to perform a delete identical within XY of each point but in a specific order. (by splitting ...
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Using FME to aggregate POI to one point

I want to aggregate points of interest (POI) using FME. The aggregation should make it possible to group all POI within an area based on a buffer distance from the centerpoint of n POI. This would ...
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...
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Why is an FMEException thrown when creating a feature using FMEObjects?

When I try to run the code below try { fmeSession = FMEObjects.createSession(); feature = fmeSession.createFeature(); return true; } catch (FMEException fe) { ...
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Smallworld > FME > PostGIS > QGIS, handling geometry types

I'm migrating data from Smallworld via FME/SpatialBiz Plugin to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS Environment and then trying to open the resulting tables with QGIS 2.12.1. Problem arises, because Smallworld ...
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Orientating Linework in FME

I am trying buffer 1 side of a line, which I have done using the method outlined in https://knowledge.safe.com/articles/20651/buffer-on-left-or-right-side-only.html. But I need to orientate the ...
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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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Grouping polygons by spatial attributes

I'm working with a dataset that contains millions of polygons representing leased properties. In many cases, there are multiple polygons that are drawn on top of one another (representing multiple ...
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QGIS won't display GML features

I have a 90 MB GML with about 3000 features but QGIS only shows the first three. The fourth feature is a multipart polyline. This an the extract of the feature: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How can i simply merge csv files together with fme

I have some csv files which have varying contents. I want to simply disregard the schema and write the lines of text into one file. Which transformers or technique could I use to achieve this?
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fme 2015 - how to write attribute name in a field?

I am merging 5 csv files which each contain one field and need to sort them according to the length of the field title. This means I need to first read the attribute name from the csv file and write ...
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Trying to remove all data from intersections in FME

I have road data and my goal is to get rid of any data where intersections are. That way when two road features meet they do not intersect. I am using FME from safe to complete this. I ...
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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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Fast Select by location in FME?

I've got a large polygon feature class that covers the whole of GB and contains about 120k features. I need to do a spatial filter on this feature class in FME workbench. I've done this in Arc ...
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How to merge raster with FME with different spatial resulution?

I have two sets of raster (tiff, aerial photos) which I want to merge to one raster file with FME. The two sets have different spatial resolutions. Set A has a better resolution as B. The two set do ...
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FME tester/testfilter equivalent for ModelBuilder?

I've made an FME workbench with a series of test filters that I want to replicate in ModelBuilder for Arc 10.2. Anyone know whether this can be done easily?
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Convert PNG to GeoTIFF: Invalid pixelsize in geotransform array in FME

I'm converting PNG file to GeoTIFF. Here's the setup that I use in FME: PNGRaster -> RasterExtractor -> CoordinateSystemSetter -> RasterGeoReferencer -> ...
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How to convert .tif to .pix or .gpr or open a .tif file in Focus

I was wondering if anyone knows how to convert a raster .tif file into some thing that PCI Geomatica (Focus) can use, such as a .pix or .gpr file? I have tried to run it through FME, but I cannot ...
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ArcGIS Surface Length Tool equivalent in FME?

I am trying to calculate the 3D length of a line. I currently have a rather complex and cumbersome model built in ArcGIS ModelBuilder that uses a tool called "Surface Length". I was wondering if ...
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Suppress linear referencing M-values in FME

I'm creating an FME workspace to copy a line feature class from an ArcSDE database to PostGIS. I've been getting the error Column has Z dimension but geometry does not. It turns out the "Z-dimension" ...
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Copy multiple feature classes in FME without merging

I am trying to create an FME workspace that reads a series of feature classes from an Oracle SDE database and copies them to another Oracle SDE database, one by one. The key thing is I do not want to ...
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Merging/Dissolving features with same ID using Transformer in FME?

I was looking to merge some features to improve the performance of some of my layers on my ArcGIS Server. I have a few very large polyline layers for our fiber network that are exported out of a CAD ...
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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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How to combine lines from different sources reperesenting the same road network but with slightly different geometry?

I have got two layers of polylines which represent the same road network but they are from different sources and have different geometry. The two layers are mostly the same tracks with larger or ...
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Using a length attribute and a start coordinate to get the end coordinate on a vector in FME

I have a road network (with vectors all in correct direction of travel). I have a number of coordinate pairs (call these the start lat longs) that are found on the network. Each start lat long has ...