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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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FME workspace runner mangles WFS parameters

When running a workspace using a WorkspaceRunner transformer in FME some non-standard query string parameters in the WFS url are discarded and/or seemingly randomly replaced by equals signs. Setup is ...
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Can I modify the Action of multiple attributes at once in an AttributeManager transformer?

I'm joining a point feature class to a table in FME, to provide a spatial attribute to the tabular data. The point feature class has about 50 attributes that I don't need -- all I want is its ID ...
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Controlling CityGML performance?

I tried to convert single LOD3 building using FME. I am able to convert successfully from DGN to cityGML format.But when I tried to view the same in FZKViewer/FME data inspector the performance is ...
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Fetching the geometry and attributes from PostgreSQL

I have 2 fetching administrative areas one inside the other. For that, I am having servers to get the data. When I am running anyone query in SQLCreator, it is working fine separately, but while ...
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Adding multiple GDBs in Writer for FME?

I am fairly new to the FME and don't have much hands on with all the available transformers. I have a task to save two different sets of clipped data (via clipper transformer) into the multiple GDBs....
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Quick Import FME Reader Gallery Not Populated with FDS (ArcGIS 10.5 Adv Licence)

I wanted to import GeoJSON files, but after installing the Background GP and Data Interop packages, I find that the FME Gallery contains only GML and WFS formats. This is with both ArcGIS 10.4 and ...
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Migrating Leaderline Annotations from AutoCAD to GDB using FME?

I am trying to migrate leaderline annotation from AutoCAD to ESRI thru FME. While reading the leader anno from dwg, the reader reads it as 3 individual components and not a single entity. Is it ...
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How to run a batch file by FME Server

I created a batch file, which executes a .fmw workspace on FME Desktop. I want this batch file to get started by the FME Server. So I created a simple workspace with a SystemCaller transformer, which ...
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How can I carry over attributes from a GIS .shp to a SnakeGrid MicroStation .dgn, using FME?

I have the SnakeGrid projector so can convert coordinate systems but can't seem to carry the attributes over (I have tried AttribueManager and AttributeCopier). Also, can I input several .shp and ...
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FME geometry conversion from string?

I have an xlsx file that has incorrect X, Y location. Essentially the false northing is out 5000000 and there's no decimal point. As you can see in the image below the current file format is on the ...
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FME PostGIS writer define column as serial/PrimaryKey with pre-existing id values

With FME I read a table that has an id column with pre-existing values, like id | some_attributes... -------------------------------- 56784645 | ... 56478687 | ... ... I would like to write ...
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Data Interoperability FME - Python Exception <KeyError>: u'hasZ'

I have an issue with data interoperability using a feature service as a reader and a writer. I'm reading from a feature service a table and using it to enrich it with data from an Access database and ...
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Mapping coordinates from one to another location?

I have some MapInfo files in my workspace in FME. The coordinate system of my data is "LL-GDA94", this coordinate system is related to Australia. My problem is the coordinates of all data in TAB ...
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Running PyQGIS in FME PythonCaller transformer?

I am trying to get information from a QGIS project and layers and produce a new project based on new analysis results made on FME. How to install the PyQGIS module and then using the custom python ...
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FME convert Esri Line Shape to Esri Point Shape

How to convert an Esri Line-Shape to an Esri Point-Shape using FME Desktop? The distance between the resulting points should be 1 meter. Which transformer(s) would be best? Edit The distance ...
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Perform zonal statics with the Rcaller in FME-desktop

I am trying to use the Rcaller in FME to perform zonal statistics. input: shapefile and a Geotiff I read that the Rcaller reads the input data as a dataframe when it is imported into the Rcaller (R)...
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FME Combine Values

I am new in FME and have a table with 10 columns. Every column contains different values. I want to create a new column, which contains a combination of the other columns and for every combination of ...
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Task Scheduler doesn't like Floating License

While trying to run an FME workspace weekly it has become clear that Task Scheduler won't open FME. I think this is due to missing the floating license credentials. Has anyone else run into this? If ...
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How to use the datasets in the workspace in a “PythonCreator” transformer?

I have 2 datasets in my workspace and I want to use "PythonCreator" transformer to create a new feature base on those datasets in my workspace but I don't know how to use workspace datasets in "...
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Create geometry from WKT in FME

How to create geoemtry from WKT in FME? We have a csv file in WKT format: "ID";"GEOM" "1";"LINESTRING ( 15, 20 16, 20 21, 12)" "2";"LINESTRING ( 15, 20 16, 20 21, 12)" "3";"LINESTRING ( 15, 20 16, ...
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Batchtransform multiple shapefiles with FME

I would like to batch-transform multiple shapefiles which are stores in several different folders. I used the batch deploy with the option "recreate source folder structure" which works well for ...
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How to add filename as attribute of shp file in FME?

I'm not familiar with FME, so normally I only use auto-generate. Because I need to extract the filename and put it as an attribute in the shp file, so I try to add the transformer like this. But the ...
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How to prevent creating blocks when using DWG writer to draw lines or polygons in FME desktop

I had a MapInfo TAB reader and a DWG writer in my workspace. I used line part of DWGStyler transformer to draw lines and polygons in my DWG output file, when I ran my workspace the output schema was ...
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Determine if a polygon is not enclosed by other polygons

Does anyone know of a routine/function or transformer that would identify if a polygon is not fully enclosed/surrounded by other polygons? The polygons have no gaps or slivers between them so if a ...
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How to create new attributes in a feature from the value of another attribute

I have an Excel reader in my workspace that have 2 attributes (CurrentName and NewName). The value of "CurrentName" shows a list of attribute names in the another reader that already are exist in my ...
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FME - FeatureReader parameters - Dataset: $(Output_GDB)

Novice FME user here. I have an FME model that I need to run on a quarterly basis, which among other things writes an ESRI file geodatabase and calculates zonal statistics by way of a PythonCaller. I'...
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Converting hours to acceptable FME format?

I have an Excel document with a 'time' column. I need to get this column into an appropriate format for FME to convert the values to minutes. The problem is that the cells are in different formats (h:...
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Creating a .bat file to run multiple FME scripts

I have the task of creating a batch file that will run FME scripts that update data layers to AGOL. I am completely unfamiliar with .bat and have not found anything online that really summarizes the ...
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Mapping attributes from input shapefile to output CAD file using FME?

I'm trying to do a simple data conversion using FME where I take a point shapefile and convert it to CAD (DWG). Even though I have connected the attributes I want mapped into the output file, the ...
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Creating relationship class in QGIS for uploading to ArcGIS Online?

Since I don't have the advanced license for ArcGIS Pro, I'm trying to create relationship class in other programs. Would ArcGIS Online support relationship (O-M) created through another program (...
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Use command line to call an FME workbench from a python tool in ArcGIS

I have a Python script that I run in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. I also have an FME workbench I use in part of the same process. I currently have to run half of the script, switch to FME then run the other ...
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Howto do not re-run already executed transformers in FME?

I have a FME workspace with several transformers. I have already run the workspace. Now I change a transformer at the end of the workspace (marked in red here). How can I ensure that only the new ...
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Create attributes from unique values of another features classes category attribute with FME

I have a table (say landuse polygons for example) structured as follows: ID | landuse_category --------------------- 1 | woodland 2 | industry 3 | farmland 4 | woodland 5 | lake 6 | farmland 7 ...
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Creating 3D polygon roof from LiDAR data using FME?

I have LiDAR data of a building and would like to construct a 3D Model using FME 2016. The LiDAR data shows that the structure has sloped roofs with various other elements on the roof surface (e.g. ...
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Download custom extent from WMTS

I need to download image patches from a WMTS server. However, WMTS only allows to request tiles specified by row and column of the tile matrix. What I need to achieve is some kind of "WMS-like" query ...
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Transferring MapInfo TAB to PostGIS using FME?

I am using FME to try and transfer hundreds of MapInfo TAB files into PostGIS. I know how to get the tables into PostGIS using FME but I cannot work out how to transfer the styles of the MapInfo ...
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Export multipolygons into a GeoPackage

In FME, I use the Aggregator to merge polygons based on one attribute (desnat in my example file). When the output is Shapefile, multipolygons are created and all works fine. When the output is OGC ...
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Determine values of a point based nearest point values - QGIS

I have some weather stations that receive and publish precipitation data every day. Then I have polygons (can be center points if necessary) that correspond to interest areas. I want to estimate the ...
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How to convert CityGML to textured models?

I've gotten a CityGML dataset with LOD2 buildings. In this CityGML I have the standard Building, GroundSurface, RoofSurface and WallSurface objects. The CityGML file came with a textures folder with ...
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Removing overshots (dangles) using FME or FME/MRF Transformers

I have a network of many connected lines where there is overshoot topological errors. Is there any way to remove them using FME Desktop?
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Creating a new hyperlink field in FME

I have a table similar to the following attached to geometry destined for inclusion in an esri geodatabase: What I am trying to do in FME, is create a new field containing a hyperlink to reference ...
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QGIS Georeferencer GCP script produces incorrect result

I used the QGIS Georeferencing plugin to create a series of GCP points and then used them to alter the location of a Raster file in EPSG:27700. This worked fine so I saved the points file. I then ...
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Sorting previously concatenated fields in FME

In FME, I am wondering what would be the best way to, within a field, sort a list of previously concatenated attributes? I have two fields of previously concatenated values that I want to dissolve ...
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FME statistics on Tester Conditions

I'm using FME to look at a large directory and filter down through many factors to handle the data within the directory. One of the stages I am working on is to search for companies that own the data....
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Removing and deleting duplicates in FME?

I'm analysing a large folder containing huge amounts of data, using FME. I'm filtering it down as much as possible, and I'm a little stuck at this part. Right now it is just about creating lists. ...
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Getting writer in FME to output as appointed filetype while using FilenamePartExtractor?

My goal is to merge all shapefiles in the same folder and outputting them as a gml with name of the folder. So it looks like this: Main Dir Set1 roads.shp buildings.shp Set 2 roads.shp ... I ...
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FME shapefile writer NULL values in date format fields

I have a data source with string fields containing dates formatted like 20180202120000 (YYYYMMDDhhmmss) and I would like to write these in date fields in a shapefile using FME (2016.1). UPDATE: ...
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Creating line between point and all other possible points using FME

I'm working on creating a map where I'm trying to create a line between one point and all other points using FME. The points represent the center of a building on a campus, and I'm trying to create a ...
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FME and WebDAV resources

FME is capable of reading and writing from and to a broad variety of data sources and formats, but is it somehow possible to read/write from/to a WebDAV resource with FME? A cloud storage solution ...
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Adding Cost to Shortest Path Finder in FME

I'm in the process of creating an accessibility map that identifies where a pedestrian sidewalk network overlaps with different features along the network (e.g. whether the network overlaps with ...