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Transformers are functional elements in an FME workspace that define semantic transformations of data or spatial features. Multiple transformers can connect together for more complex operations.

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FME: Create a copy of a GDB (Writer) and rename it after the Reader/Input (ITF)

Reader: ITF (abc.itf) Writer: GDB (original.gdb) I am reading an ITF File (abc.itf) and then write in an empty FGDB (original.gdb). How can I create a copy of the FGDB with the name of the ITF (abc....
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Returning most current feature in clip area using FME

I'm trying to update an AGOL layer using FME and some FGDBs. I currently have multiple File Geodatabases, each representing a survey completed over the last 30 years, and an ArcGIS Online layer that ...
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Fix "folded" polylines using FME

I have a dataset with polylines. For some reason the polylines are drawn back and forth multiple times. You can regard the lines as folded. The number of lines the runs back and forth varies from line ...
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Deleting features based on matching attributes in Feature Service using FME (similar to row selection)

I am trying to recreate something I successfully did using geodatabases, but I want to edit in a Feature Service on Portal instead. Essentially, I am performing bulk edits in a feature service by ...
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FME Counter transformer - Assign a grid with numbers, change order that features are counted

I have a 100x100 grid made up of square (1x1) polygons. I would like to assign each square a unique number. I have used the Counter transformer in FME, but this assigns the numbers in the grid ...
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Select building facades that face the street

I have a set of buildings (building footprints) and a street network. The buildings have attribute Use. I need to transfer the value of attribute Use as well as the length of the building façade that ...
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Calculating area of vegetated areas within building buffers in FME

I have two feature layers, buildings buffered with 50 meter and a polygon layer containing vegetation occurence. I want to compute the area of vegetation within each 50 meter buffer. How do I go ahead ...
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Using FME Stringpadder

Trying to use this in a workbench and not getting the output i'd expect, i.e. no apparaent padding in the output. The SAFE documention seems inadequate: https://docs.safe.com/fme/html/FME-Form-...
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How to get a notification or email through FME desktop or FME server if downloaded table all the fieldvalues are "NULL"

Every week, I download a CSV table from an FTP server, which contains a variable number of rows ranging from 700,000 to 800,000. This CSV table serves as the foundation for subsequent data processing ...
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How to use a shared .py file across multiple workflows in FME? [closed]

I have a python methods "toto" that I would like to use in multiple FeatureProcessors of multiple workflows. In FME (2023) options O added a new shared folder and put there my python file (...
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FME issue while updating AND inserting data in Esri Geodatabase (File Geodb) writer

I have a geodatabase file to update with FME Desktop : some features must be updated, et some new features must be inserted in that geodatabase file. Those features are polygons with several ...
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How to write metadata from scratch for a point fc stored in a GDB?

I have a point feature class in a geodatabase. It doesn't contain metadata yet. I want to write one for it. I think I need to use XML Templater. But I can't read directly from GDB by adding a Esri GDB ...
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Convert Easting/Northing to Lat/Long in FME

I would like to convert a series of points from Easting/Northing to Lat/Long. So far I have tried using the Coordinate System Extractor and Coordinate System Setter but these dont seem to offer what I ...
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Downloading from URL that frequently changes using FME

I'm trying to download data from a website that frequently changes the url. All I know is that the prefix always stays the same (https://service10.kadaster.nl/gds2/download/public/) and the download ...
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FME: how to do a multicriteria search on a supplier from a requestior

I have two flows to merge. One is the Contacts table (with fields like "City", "PostalCode", "Address", "CellPhone", "OfficePhone", "Email" ...
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Merge overlapping portions from two polygons to one or the other using FME

I have a shapefile with many polygons, of which some portions overlap. When I use the AreaGapAndOverlapCleaner, it disconnects the overlapping portion, but makes it an independent feature with data of ...
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Add a "0" at the beginning of the values if the length of the value is less than "2" using FME

I have an Excel reader with an attribute in string format that contains the speed of bikes. I want to add a "0" at the beginning of the values if the length of the value is less than "2&...
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Case tools, or wider if, else if, else if (etc.) tools in FME

Is there a "CASE" type transformer in FME? If so, what is it called? Failing that, a transformer with a wide if, else if, else if, else if... else? I'm currently working with an ...
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Set value to a new created (named ID) attribute for an Excel writer with number format in FME

I modified the schema of my Excel writer and now I have some new attributes one of which is ID and it must be number. Then I added an attribute manager to set value to my new attribute. I am trying to ...
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Joining CSV to feature class in oracle dB and writing out matched records to feature class in file geodatabase on local machine using FME

I'm currently using a CSV reader, Database Joiner and ESRI Geodatabase Writer. The join is working perfectly: But when I connect the joined output to the geodatabase writer no records are written to ...
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Fast column binding in FME

In FME, I would simply like to bind 2 tables columnwise ; they haven't any field in common (but I know that they have the same row order). I have done something with the FeatureMerger (using 1=1 ...
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Use FME to remove columns with all missing values

I have a table which has over 100 columns, of which many columns have no values (or missing values) for every line. In FME, I would like to remove the entire column from the table in the case that no ...
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Working within FME and trying to snap newly created line features together within a certain distance of each other

I have two features, a point feature (addresses) and a line feature (fiber). My end goal is to create a new line feature from the point to the nearest spot on the existing line. I have that process ...
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FME: Feature Name when feature is empty

I am exporting all the feature names and the count for each in an Excel Sheet. Enable the feature names in all features Custom Transformer: StatisticCalculator --> Count StatisticCalculator --&...
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Case Sensitivity in FME Schema Mapper

I am using FME to translate data from one database to another and am using Schema Mapper to help set attribute values where needed. Unfortunately, it appears that Schema Mapper is case sensitive on ...
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FME: Count crossings of roads and waterways

I have two datasets from OSM for a small region: roads and waterways. I want to count the "bridges" resp. all kinds of crossings between roads and waterways in FME. I can't find the right ...
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Split Line at Point in FME

I need to split a network consisting of connected lines in FME by points. Do you know which transformation works in FME the same way as 'split line at point' in ArcGIS. PointOnLineOverlayer couldn't ...
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FME - Find and calculate part of area that is a rectangle in a polygon feature

I'm looking for a way to find the largest part of an polygon feature that is whole rectangle. Don't know if it make sense, but maybe the picture helps explain it. So far I've been using Chopper with 5-...
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Combine readers for single line of processing before splitting out to writers in FME

I have a relatively simple but repetitive FME workbench where I have approx 30 readers that go through much the same processing before being written by approx 30 writers (one-to-one), something like ...
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Extending lines to edge of polygon, but not where start/end point intersects another line

I have made center line dataset from polygons. However, at the endpoints these lines didn't extend to the edge of the polygons. So I used the FME line extender tool, to extend the lines by large ...
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Using dynamic feature types in FeatureReader (Excel) constraints

I am new to FME. I have 100+ Excel workbooks, each of which has 2-4 worksheets in them. To prep to do some schema mapping, I'm trying to read out all of the attribute names to a new spreadsheet (Excel ...
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FME GeometryReplacer, WKT Error

I am trying to load POINT WKT Geometry from MS SQL Server, it is in WKT Format. Using the GeometryReplacer, I am receiving an Error, and everything looks right as far as I can see, it continues to ...
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FME Translator not able to run the tool

I am trying to run a workspace from FME on ArcGIS attribute value checks, however, I am getting the below error message "eReading file ERROR: A compatible ArcGIS application could not be found ...
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Creating secondary user parameter in FME that is based on input from first parameter

I would like to create a user parameter that can be completed based on the inputs of a previous parameter. I'm wondering if this is possible because the dataset is unknown until I use a user parameter ...
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Set FME Writer to always output to the same location as the Reader

Is it possible to set the Writer in FME to always write to the same location as the Reader (ideally a FeatureReader) so that the output is always saved in the same folder location as the input? ...
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FME Spatial Join One to Many

I am relatively new to FME and have been attempting to carry out my usual ArcMap tasks in FME instead. One tool that I use frequently in ArcMap is Spatial Join, specifically with the One to Many join ...
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How to automatically filter each value using AttributeFilter or another transformer in FME?

FME 2016 Build 16494 I want to automatically filter each info field value and the workspace will run them one by one. It's like: and and How can I do that?
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Calculating/obtaining a "centerpoint" inside a multipolygon entity with FME software?

Obviously, this point does not necessarily have to be the real centroid, but it does have to be a, only one, single interior point of each multipolygon. What I have found is the CenterPointReplacer ...
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Intersecting several layers in FME

I am trying to intersect multiple line layers (in FME: feature types) against 1 layer. Therefore I am using LineOnLine Overlayer in FME 2021 but without any success so far. Transformer is going all ...
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FME - Find substring inside of string

Im using FME workbench and I have a file which has a field called '_substring4' and another file which has a field called 'Permit Details'. I simply want to test whether or not the value in substring4,...
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Anchored snapper

If you have seen the image, the labels displayed near the points they mention the order or the route of GPS, I would like to know is there a possibility for example to eliminate the segment which is ...
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Where to place workspace runner while running second FME workspace inside another workspace?

Case 1 : I am facing issue is when I placing WorkSpaceRunner at starting it taking all records which is not required but files are getting generated(Output is getting as per expected). Case 2: ...
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Finding out list of parcels or feature are adjacent or overlap each other in FME

Actual Problem : Let's consider small letter is building outline and capital letter is parcel. a is belong to A,B,C now I have to check if A,B,C are adjacent or not. This result I am getting in list ...
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How to set output directory in Writer dynamically?

I am trying to export feature set into CSV using writer. But when I tried to set variable as directory path for dataset it throw me error checkout picture 1. When I set manually folder path it work ...
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Joining two different output of custom transformer into one

I am working on FME script which generated two output one is 1-1 where building outline are link to one parcel ( even if it related to multiple parcels) and another output is 1-M where building ...
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How to add a new field and overwrite existing feature class by using FME 2021

What I am trying is to add a new field to an existing feature class in file GDB, overwrite this feature class and continue with processing. So far I tried to read that feature class connect to ...
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How centroid is getting linked to one Parcel if centroid is lying on boundary of adjacent parcel

In my case there Parcel is who is supplier and building centroid is requestor in SpatialRelator of FME Script. You can see black round in one below picture. So even if centroid is falling on adjacent ...
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When SpatialFilter does spatial relationship between base and candidate how it link if one out of many in FME

I would like to know how this mapping works when SpatialFilter does spatial relationship between bases and candidate. As per "Pass Criteria: Pass Against One Filter. Each address point only needs ...
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Creating new rows from columns using FME

I am trying to convert columns to new features by using FME 2020. I have tried Attribute splitter than feature joiner but until now without any great success. The image below explains what I need. Any ...
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How to include a hyperlink in a PDF (when creating a PDF) in FME

I'd like to create a PDF file with FME, and within this PDF file (which will be used on the computer) I want to create a hyperlink which people can click and that will send them to a website. So my ...
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