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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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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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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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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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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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losing resolution when using FME Webmaptiler

I'm new to using FME and could use some help. I'm trying to take a Geotif image and tile it up into pngs using webmaptiler. The issue I'm having is that the png tiles look pretty poor in ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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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 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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Is it possible to call FME transformers (or workbenches) from my python script?

I have a script mostly using arcpy, and in the middle of this script I convert a load of polylines to polygons: arcpy.ET_GPPolylineToPolygon("Contours_L_1m.shp", "Contours_G_1m.shp", "FALSE") This ...
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Risk and vulnerability analysis for the spread of alien species

Based on knowledge about the potential for proliferation of alien forests species we are looking at possibilities for modelling the process. Inputs should be area for initial plants, wind, elevation, ...
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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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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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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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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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Changing user attribute format in dynamic translation using FME?

I'm a newbie in FME, and I've been asked to do a massive translation from MapInfo TAB to ESRI File Geodatabase. There are a lot of files so I don't know the schema. The merge feature reader and ...
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Extracting metadata from shapefile in FME?

Does anyone know how to extract metadata information from a shapefile in FME? To be exact, i want to extract the schema (data structure) of the data such as the field names, etc. from a shapefile and ...
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Attributes in Excel and FME

I have a excel and a shapefile.I want to check whether the attributes present in the excel matches the one in the shapefile using FME
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How to efficiently drape vector data over a DTM

I have ~100 million 2d vector topographic features (lines and polygons) in an Oracle 12c database. I have 20 billion xyz points in an Oracle database table as number types - the points cover the same ...
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SAFE FME: How to iterate through Featureclasses in a GDB and write their Filename to an attribute in a separate featureclass

I have a GDB which contains raster datasets and Vector featureclasses . Each Featureclass contains only one polygon. The Polygon represents project areas whose name is also the title of the ...
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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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Import GML data in SQL Server Spatial

I have GML file with Application Schema whose data I need to import into SQL Server Spatial. I have been creted database structure with all thing that I need in database, and now I need to fill it ...
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FME - calculating distance to points along a line

I am new to FME, and trying to get my head around what should be pretty straightforward issues, but I find myself going around in circles Basically I want to determine the distance (chainage) to a ...
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FME - Raster Algebra and Multicriteria Analysis

I'm trying to use FME to do some raster algebra for some Multi-Criteria Analysis. At the moment, I have three rasters, all with the same extents and resolution: Slope, Hydro, and Infrastructure Mask. ...
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Working with WKT data in XML File in SQL Server

Anyone have experience with importing XML files into SQL server 2008 or 2012 that have a WKT element that includes the geometry for each feature? I can get this to easily work using FME software but ...
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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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Working with Mobile LiDAR (extracting walls)

I am currently working on mobile point clouds in order to extract 3D building models in the residential area. I could successfully classified ground, vegetation and building roof lines, but still have ...
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Nearest neighbor POSTGIS in FME

So I have an attribute and I want to find the nearest neighbor but the issue is that the memory of the server may not be able to handle the use of all the FME transformers. I need to take records out ...
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FME: floating point precision issues (ArcSDE / FGDB)

I am working on a (generic) FME Workbench that clips and exports data from ArcSDE database into the File Geodatabase (FGDB) format. The SDE features are clipped using an AOI, that arrives in the ...
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FME: Set attributes based on a lookup table

I have an XML Reader and I need to write (both inserts and updates) to an SQL database. The attribute data in the XML is in a string format, however the values in SQL are stored as IDs. There is a ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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FME Writing metadata to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to figure out how to write metadata to ArcGIS Online Feature Service from ORACLE SDE and how to update the existing Feature Service metadata, using FME or other tools. I am able to read ...
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License Error when Reading or Writing to Esri Geodatabase in FME

After Upgrading ArcGIS from 10.2.2 to 10.3, FME 2015 fails to run any workbench and shows this massage. “Unable to perform licensing related tasks. Please ensure that ArcGIS is correctly installed A ...
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Using FME, Is there a way to transfer Metadata from an SDE FeatureClass to a Shapefile (shp.xml)

Is there a way to transfer, using FME, the metadata from an SDE featureclass to a shapefile?
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How to convert a 3-band image to a color-mapped one-band 8-bit image with ArcGIS or FME?

I have a 3 band image which needs to be converted to a 1 band image with colour-map so that I can assign different colours to the values. How can I first create a 1 band image out of RGB images with ...
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How to create feature type from xml attribute value?

Here is a sample from an xml child element: <element> <aspects> <a id="1" l="de" v="Grundlose Kuhle"/> <a id="2" p="6" code="7"/> <a id="3" p="12" code="6"/> <a ...
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Creating metadata in zipped file geodatabase using FME

I have a workbench set up where I create a Feature Class inside a file geodatabase. the next step is to create the metadata and load it into the same Feature Class. This all works fine. I'm doing ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile using FME?

I am looking to convert XML to shapfiles using FME. The XML files are user generated while they draw points and lines (mainly) of interest on a web map. We generate the XML in the backgroung ...
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How do I bypass class extensions when reading from ArcSDE with FME 2014?

I'm trying to read Feature Class from our Enterprise Geodatabase and because we have custom class extensions registered on all our our data. I am not able to set the Reader to bypass the class ...
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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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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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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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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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Validate Python Fme

i have a problem with my script for convert GDB to Excel. if s=='xls': reader=FMEReader("GEODATABASE_FILE") reader.open(param_filename_gdb) writerXls= FMEWriter("XLS_ADO") ...