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FME (Feature Manipulation Engine) is an ETL (Extract Transform Load) tool by Safe Software. It reads and writes a wide range of data formats and services. Loaded with tools for manipulation of vector, raster, point cloud data and also non-spatial tabular data and code (XML/JSON).

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Does FME retain a log of the last run process

The hard drive where my FMW was has crashed and I was wondering if there is somewhere in the user profile or in the install location of FME that retains a log of what processes were run in the FMW? ...
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Getting geodatabase to SQL Server

I am currently attempting to load in 1000 data sets I have in 1000 different tables. I need to do this in Microsoft SQL Server. My data sources are either in Excel or geodatabases. The plan is to ...
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PyQGIS Problem adding certain vector layers to QGIS from postgres

I've created a tool to find layers from our PostGIS database based on a string match and add them to the current QGIS project. In the example below I'm searching for 'landscape' in the dataset name. ...
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Query to intersect polygons in PostGIS with points in MongoDB

Question: Is it possible to intersect geometries from No-SQL and SQL databases? Background: I need to delete the polygons from a PostGIS database that intersects with points (Lat/Long) in a MongoDB. ...
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Reprojecting ECW raster in FME gives black border?

Using FME i want to reproject an ECW image to EPSG:3857 from EPSG:28354. I intend to sit this image(and many more) over a large mosiac. Using CSMapReprojector this re-projects with a boarder. I've ...
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FME metafile multi-writer could not be opened

I run a workflow and FME showed me that message : 2019-08-23 12:46:05| 1.9| 0.0|ERROR |BADNEWS: File C:\Program Files\FME\metafile\MULTI_WRITER.fmf could not be opened (tabrdr.cpp:161) It ...
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Esri file geodatabase data migrated to PostGIS through FME becomes non-editable in QGIS

I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer. Am I missing any step in FME data migration process? I used ...
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Converting tabular data with multiline string field using FME?

I have data in a table. One of the fields has pairs of coordinates. The coordinate pairs represent a point and the points joined in order to represent a line. The number of coordinate pairs varies. ...
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Replacing three parts string in FME? [closed]

How to replace three parts string with (like John Doe Street) to form where first word has only one letter like (J. Doe Street)? I am using FME (StringReplacer) so RegExp should be fine method for ...
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Turning off cache in FME?

I did not find what I am looking for neither here nor in FME Website. When I run some workflow I get that warning message (it is displayed in French I am not really sure of the accurate translation) : ...
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Seeking tutorials about GIS workflows in FME? [closed]

I have never used FME for spatial processes before. However, I would like to use it in automating some GIS processes and learn. Are there are any specific tutorials that explain this?
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FME spatial join by PointOnAreaOverlayer transformer rejects Invalid Polygon Geometry Type

I would like to perform a spatial join of points and polygons in FME Workbench by PointOnAreaOverlayer transformer. The result should be a country polygons with additional attributes from points. I ...
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Using shape to find and merge photos in FME?

We have a directory with over 300 aerial photos of our town. Every photo has an unique name. Using an georeferenced Esri shapefile of a specific area we want to copy the photos that are coverd by the ...
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Extracting Oracle geometry with FME's SQL Executor transformer

I am wondering why my SQL executor can't extract the geometry from my Oracle database. The geometry are polygons. I added the 'SHAPE' column to the query in the executor, and I exposed the attribute ...
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Accelerate Clipper, Performance Tuning

I'am using a Clipper transformer in my workbench with ~30.000 features of clippers an ~20 clippees and running it takes a lot of time. So I was wondering if there is any possibility to accelerate the ...
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In FME I want to copy all the styles from a dataset but not the geometry or attributes

I tried reading it in and exposing all the format attributes and then I connected it to the writer that does the last step of a larger process. It copies the formatting across but also the features. I ...
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Iterative execution of an FME workflow

I'm new to FME. I have a process that intersects a line buffer from Oracle with a shp stored in local. In the end there is a dissolver to reduce the number of polygons and write it in a shp. The ...
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FME Repeat features when a record matches an expression

I am working on automating the production of a land/parcel spatial table based on a state supplied cadastre (property layer) and injects from internal mssql systems. See this question for some further ...
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Getting FME to write features in order provided?

I have a simple model that just does a series of queries/data cleanups and then puts the data into a csv. Unfortunately it's being put into the CSV in a random order. How can I get it to write in ...
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Does an FME fmw file include the processed data in it?

If I share an FMW file does it include the actual data or is it just the steps in the model and links to the data sources but not actual data. Some models have links to Microsoft SQL Server databases,...
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FME Many to One to append attribute and not create new feature

I have a land cadastre spatial table where the Land_no is unique for each parcel. I am joining this to a non-spatial mssql search where the property number is repeated whenever there is more than one ...
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Limit FME regex to just the first match

In FME I have the following in the AttributeManager transformer to replace a value in a column @ReplaceRegEx(@Value(Street_Address),"^([UNITunit]*.?\d+[\/-]?\d*\w).*",\1) This should work as in the ...
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FME Querying an Microsoft SQL Server Non-Spatial to perform an attribute join

I am trying to join a spatial table with some values coming from a MS SQL table. I have it working properly with an excel but when I try to use SQLExecutor or SQLCreator I get stuck where the ...
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FME Merge two files that only have some attributes the same

I am trying to join 2 spatial files that have some but not all attribution the same. One of them (property_template.tab) has no data but has the schema that I want. The other one (cadastre_bpoly.tab) ...
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Need a specific field in FME KMZ to shapefile conversion

I am converting a KMZ to shapefile and need to see a field called "Type Name", but it is not in any of the shapefiles' attribute tables. I have every name exposed in Format Attributes in the Reader ...
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Spatially join point and polygon attributes in FME

I'm new to FME, and most of the time I work with ArcGIS Pro. I have a few building polygons, and a few points containing additional information. Now, in ArcGIS Pro I can spatially join these two, ...
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How can I extract lat/long from GDB file in FME?

I have a large GDB database of points of interest across the world. I can open this up in FME and the data viewer works great in showing me the content in a way that is easily consumable. Despite all ...
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Convert point layer to text in v8 design file

I have a shape file point layer with field "name" having attribute values e.g. 'city name'. I want these attribute values as text in v8 design file using FME. Any help please.
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Dividing/tiling input features in FME, processing independently and fanning out the output by tile

I have two heavy-weight polygon feature classes that I want to union and then calculate some area-weighted average of one attribute for each aggregate (say parcel polygons, which is one of the inputs) ...
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FME-SQL where ID in id.list

I extracted and transformed worksite records from a Oracle dB and stored them in a PostGIS dB. There are about 700 worksite records having a unique ID. I need to extract additional worksites from the ...
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Identify topological errors using FME

I have one single shapefile with many features. There are three different topological errors that I want to be identified (only identified). Line A consists of many segments and some of segments ...
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Python upload to service fails in FME but works in ArcGIS

I have added a shutdown Python script to my FME workbench to publish the TIFFs written as a service. import fme import arcpy AGSconnection = "W:\\Entity\\ABZ\\myfolderpath\\gbepabz-file.name.ags" ...
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Create vertex at line with reference to point

I have a line layer and point layer snapped over line. I want to create vertex at line where point lies. How to do it in FME 2018?
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Replace empty values with the next available one using FME

how can be replaced empty attributes with the next available values ? I tried NullAttributeMapper but somehow I dont get desired results! What I have: attribute1, , ,attribute4 ,attribute2,...
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Export Raster from ArcMap gdb raster catalog

I received a file geodatabase raster catalog and would like to extract the rasters as GeoTIFF. I tried to read them in FME and save them as raster but it failed and I also tried to export them in ...
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Batch processing 300 FBX files with textures using FME?

My goal is to provide a contractor with FBX files with textures with a file size that is roughly 10MB. I have esri ASC files for my Area Of Interest(AOI) as well as a recent aerial capture. My AOI ...
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Merge only overlapping shapefiles using FME

I am very new to FME. I have 10 shapefiles which overlap but not from beginning to the end! Therefore I want FME to detect "segments" where there is overlapping and splits into such segments the ...
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Concatenate attributes ignoring NULL/missing values with FME

I've got a table with different attributes (named "source:geommetry", "source:name", "source:power"...) I'd like to concatenate to one attribute named "source_all" using FME Desktop. A blank space is ...
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FME Console for testing

I am using FME workbench 2018.1. I am working on a model where i have to apply lots of string operations on different feature classes and then merge them into one. I want to know if there is any ...
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Replacing Feature Class OR Deleting Feature Class within GDB using FME?

I'm looking to use FME to either replace/overwrite a Feature Class, or just a to delete a feature class so I can 'write' the new one into that gdb. Essentially I have constant new data being updated ...
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Converting DWG surface to line feature class in file geodatabase using FME?

I have a DWG file with autocad_surfaces. I want to export these to a line, so that I can use it in ArcGIS Pro. How can I convert the features from surfaces to lines in an ArcGIS File Geodatabase ...
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Esri enterprise geodatabase migration to PostGIS/PostgreSQL using FME

I am trying to migrate my Esri enterprise geodatabase (10.2.2) on MSSQL server 2012 to PostGIS version 2.0/PostgreSQL version 9.4 using trial version of FME. I am getting the following errors; bulk ...
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Disabling Visual Preview in FME 2019?

I like to use old version of FME where only Inspector are used because it is more steady. Visual Preview is too hasty and useless for me because it will always change map view when selecting different ...
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Georeferencing non-projected pdf using bounding box in FME?

I have two similar looking and extend map files. Pdf -map (N4443) with vector but not projected and the raster tiff map (N4443) with projection. I need to georeference pdf-vector objects using tiff -...
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Matching feature by ID from CSV

I have a CSV-file with "ID"s. I would like to identify a feature in my database table that matches those "ID"s. How can I use a tester/feature merger or something similar to get the records I am ...
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GML validation errors with FME

I am wondering if I am missing something. I am exporting some records from an Oracle dB to a GML2 file using FME. When I validate the resulting XML using online validators I don't find any errors. ...
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FME Search Envelope error when using Geopackage?

I try to use FME Search Envelope to clip my data smaller. Unfortunately it interrupt all after few seconds. I am using GeoPackage, is it fatal problem to use FME:s search envelope? 2019-03-14 14:43:...
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Creating a text report detailing attributes on several GIS layers within a polygon

I am trying to create a text report listed by area (taken from a polygon layer) that details any features from other layers (points, lines and polygons) that fall within the listed area. I have QGIS ...
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Object in webscene layer gets jagged when processing complete model

After converting a Revit model to a WebScene I see some edges are jagged: Where the edges in the original are sharp: When this jagged part of the model is processed separately the results are as ...
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FME Surface Modeller “minimum number of points”

IN FME workbench 2016.1 I want to create a DEM from Multipatch-geometry contained in a geodatabase, for doing that I thought using the SurfaceModeller could work, where in SurfaceModeller I group the ...