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Product Evangelist and Product Specialist at Safe Software, BC, Canada. I write all of their training materials, support users online, evangelize on their blog (FMEEvangelist.com), run the certification program, help with product design, and much more!

I've now Worked for 25 years in the spatial data industry (yikes!) particularly spatial data management. I focus on GIS and IT training and like being able to help people understand and use technology in new and interesting ways.


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answered Convert from ecw to jpg
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comment How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?
If it's a German format, and you have FME, then try contacting someone at con terra (conterra.de/index_en.asp) - they may already have a solution to read it.
Nov
12
answered Producing GIS data from large amount of ASCII DEM files?
Nov
3
answered What's the most common way to join photos with geographic data?
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
8
awarded  Informed
Sep
8
answered How to update Geodatabase point file table from Excel data using FME
Sep
3
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
22
comment Converting from ArcGIS TIN to LandXML?
Yes, the Data Interoperability Extension will read LandXML, but not write it. You'd need the upgrade to full FME to get writing ability (safe.com/solutions/for-applications/esri-arcgis/formats)
Aug
22
answered How to merge attributes fields and their values into a single table using a common key with FME
Aug
20
comment MapInfo Tab Files - Which feature types are contained?
I think an important question here is: why? Why do you need to do this? If we knew that, someone might have an alternative solution.
Aug
20
answered Run FME Script in batch file using .NET
Aug
20
awarded  Caucus
Aug
20
awarded  Constituent
Aug
20
answered How to batch run an FME workspace on a feature basis?
Aug
15
comment Unable to inspect GML file
Where is the template coming from in the XMLTemplater? That's where the schema definition should be included.
Aug
5
comment How can I reformat xml data with fme?
Having said that, I'm sure there must be a way to do this directly with the XML Reader/Transformers. I'll investigate.
Aug
5
answered FME: why do my readers sometimes not get added to the canvas?
Aug
5
answered How can I reformat xml data with fme?
Aug
5
answered Unable to inspect GML file