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Questions tagged [fme-desktop]

FME Desktop is the desktop component of the FME suite. It is used to build workspaces, and consists of FME Workbench, FME Data Inspector, and FME Quick Translator. It is used for converting between hundreds of spatial and non-spatial data formats as well as transforming data.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 Workspace Update rows WHERE

This is about the lower part of TesterNoType In table 1 I have ex Filename, Type, Date Parks, 1, 2018-01-22 Parks, 4, 2018-01-22 Table 2 aka new information table I have information ...
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Combine (vector)points and custom icons into raster in FME

I have a .gpx file consisting of waypoints having a pointer e.g. <sym>025</sym> to a set of custom usericons. Each icon is named like 025.png, 089.png etcetera. I'd like to create a ...
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merge postgis schema with FME

I have a spatial postgis database named "testdata" having two schema named "afgdata" and "pakdata" with common table names viz. building_a, places, railways, roads, water_a, waterways of different ...
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Export georeference for Autocad PDF Underlay

I have some PDF files containing raster map scans. The PDFs do not hold any georeference info in themself, but they are georeferenced in Autocad (2016) as "PDF underlays". I want to get these exported ...
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Merge DWGs to 1DWG and put all corresponding objects to one new layer named as the original filename

​I have 1000 dwg that has text and lines on 2 layer, i want to merge them all in one dwg and the final dwg should have as layer names all the filename and all the objects (text,lines) should be in ...
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Why does AttributeRenamer cut data type width?

I'm importing data from a ArcGIS .gdb to a POSTGIS DB using FME Desktop 2016. For this I need first to rename single attribute names using the AttributeRenamer transformer. My problem is that, reader ...
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Create Random Points with based on Attributes values in FME

I have 6 Polygons in one shapefile with attributes Block A to Block F. Also, I have one Excel file for materials location like shown below screenshot. My aim is to create a random point within the ...
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Update for field values from another table field values with condition

I have two tables in file geodatabase and both are the same structure. Both tables are having around 140 columns and 4000 rows. In table 1 there are many fields are "null" and "0" and remaining ...
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Move Floor plans side by side in FME

I have multistory building plans and each floor located the same place. I need to move each floors side by side. for example, 15 floors need to move side to side as like 5 (Column) X 3 (Row) Any ...
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Speedup re-projecting rasters in FME Desktop!

I am trying to re-project some aerial photos (at the resolution 20cm) using Esri re-projector in FME Desktop 2017, and i it takes too much time reprojecting (10-15x slower) comparing to ArcGIS. Is ...
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How to automate writer output directory and filename in FME Desktop?

I built a workspace in FME Desktop 2017 for re-projecting DWG files between different coordinate systems and I need to automate the writer output folder and filename of the dwg in FME desktop. I need ...
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How to transpose and summarise attributes in FME?

I have a table information and that needs to be transposed like shown below screen shot. Parcel number is maybe more then 1000 and each parcel bldg type more then 30 types. Please can advise to ...
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Generate center point in a field

On shapefile data, I had used center point extractor using point mode center and add StringConcatenator with result string 2201@Value(_inside_x)@Value(inside_y). After that I get the result ...
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Extracting feature centroid in shapefile using FME?

I have 50 shapefiles in point, line and polygon. Each layer have different code; for example road have code 1120 and tracks have 1121 and streams have code 2110. I want to calculate centroid of ...
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Rotating all features by a single other feature's azimuth

I have a set of CAD drawings all published neatly squared to a page, but not located or rotated to true north. One of the drawings contains some referencing that I can extract and use to then apply to ...
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Custom transformation in FME

I'm trying to use a custom coordinate transformation in FME 2016. I have defined the following transformation in the file "MyCoordsSysDefs.fme": XFORM_DEF Test \ SRC_DTM ED50 \ TRG_DTM ETRS89 \ ...
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Find missing number from sequence of row data in FME

I have 100 tables. In each table, there will be 9 row of records stored with unique ID like { 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 } Need to log if there is any missing row in those tables with Unique ID. For eg: ...
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FME error: rror connecting to instance 'sde:sqlserver:Server' for database 'database' on server '!not_used!' [closed]

We are facing the error SDE_ERROR_CODE(-92) Bad connection handle while running the FME workspace via workbench. Full error message: Error connecting to instance 'sde:sqlserver:Server' for ...
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Fill random data attributes to shapefile using FME?

there are 150 shape layers and I want to fill the random data in attribute table having different types of fields as Character, integer and float, etc. Each layer have 5 to 15 fields. Is this is ...
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Publishing Workspaces to FME Server?

I have hundreds of workspace files (FMW) and I would like to import and publish it to FME Server. Can I do this automatically, not individually by FME Desktop? If yes, please write me instruction ...
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FME Tester, Value does not equal

I have a workspace where I am writer multiple databases to a new file geodatabase with many tables. If there is a spelling error in a value I do not want it to go through. The issue is I have about 20 ...
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FME SpatialFilter not outputting desired results

Have this workflow that pretty much starts with a mapinfo table with either a point feature or a polygon feature that identifies land, licences, and leases, gets filtered based on feature type. From ...
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Set value for FME RandomPointGenerator

Basically my question is quite simple: I want to create certain amount of random points within polygons. The RandomPointGenerator does almost exactly what I want, but I'd like to pass the Number of ...
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FME workflow not outputting tab file correct

My FME workflow, combines property data sourced from three different datasets. It must start and end with the same number of features, so I have in place a statisticsCalculator at the start and ...
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Adding index to FME MapInfo FeatureWriter

I need to add an index to a FeatureWriter transformer in FME so it can speed searches up. I cannot find this option in the FeatureWriter settings. I found doing this in a standard FME writer very ...
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`MapnikRasterizer` is giving an error (bad allocation) in FME

What could be the issue here. MapnikRasterizer is giving an error! MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Performing rasterization... MapnikRasterizer(MapnikFactory): Failed to rasterize data. The error ...
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How can you refresh the user attributes in a FME Desktop workspace?

How can you refresh the user attributes in a workspace? I have a FME workspace that is reading from a MapInfo table, and writing to SQL Server spatial table The SQL table has had a new field added ...
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Pause and resume execution of FME workbench

I started to run a workspace in FME Workbench (desktop, version 2015). The execution takes a long time (already 1 week, lasts 3 weeks). Is it possible to do this (with my workbench I have already ...
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Does FME remember processes that have run?

Just getting into FME after being used to ArcMAP Modelbuilder. Every process in the model in FME is run everytime you press run. In ArcGIS Model builder it remembers the processes run and only runs ...
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Conversion of design file to shapefile using FME

I want to convert a MicroStation design file to shapefile using FME. I have two type of feature in a level 7. One has style 1 and another one style 3. I want them in different shapefiles. How can I ...
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Why would FME imported data into SQL Server not being found by QGIS?

Why is FME imported data into SQL Server not being found by QGIS? I've imported some MapInfo format data into SQL Server 2014 using FME. In SQL Management Studio (SSMS), I can do a query and the ...
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FME Desktop Distorts shapefile to TDRBM(.bas) translation

I am trying to convert esri shapefile into Tobin TDRBM II Data Distribution Format (.bas) but this distorts my data and create files with extension .bas.csv instead of .bas.I removed .csv and tried to ...
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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 can I change the name of a coordinate system in SAFE FME?

Every time I use SAFE FME to write data in the coordinate system EPSG:25832 FME names it NUTM32. I them have problems reading the data in ArcGIS Desktop because it doesn´t recognise the name NUTM32. ...
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FME in task scheduler fails to get ESRI license

We have FME2016 and an ArcGIS 10.3.1. I am trying to run a task in task scheduler that writes to either a file geodatabase or an ArcSDE enterprise database. This has been successful until about 2 ...
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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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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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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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Is there a FME Spatial Filter test for “centroid is completely within”?

Using SAFE FME I am trying to select all polygons from featureclass A whose centerpoints are "completely within" polyon B. Being used to ArcGIS I would have thought this would be available as a test ...
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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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Can FME georeference dwg CAD files?

Due to problems with other software, I am trying to find altervative software in order to georeference DWG Images without a defined coordinate system attatched to them. They are digitized to scale 1:1 ...