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Questions tagged [fme-workbench]

FME Workbench is a visual work flow editor for developing data transformation (ETL) tools; and is part of Safe Software's FME suite.

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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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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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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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CRS not defined for ECW created in FME

I have a simple translation, from GeoTIFF to ECW in FME. It creates the file just fine, but it does not define the CRS for the ECW. When loading the ECW into QGIS I have to pick the CRS. When ...
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Removing small segments of geometry from shapefile using FME?

I am working on road dataset on a country level. The gdb contains the entire road network which we have extracted from 3rd party source provider. But the road network which we have fetched ...
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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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Using SDE versioned layers as inputs in FME

I am using the following FME script to compare the vertices between a line layer and a polygon layer (they should have the same vertices, but because of a resolution issue some areas have different ...
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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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FME does not create map after xlsx conversion to shapefile

I am running FME 2018 in Windows 10, and trying to convert an xlsx file to an Esri shapefile as discussed in this FME 2016 tutorial: The result should be a map of Vancouver, but the Inspect dialog ...
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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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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 - 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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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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ArcGIS or FME - Line feature to linestring or multistring

There are Line feature classes as ShapeFile. The aim is to convert the data set to a CSV using linestring or multilinestring. Is there a way in ArcGIS or FME?
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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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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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How to delete a single Feature Class from a geodatabase using FME

I am trying to produce an FME script that is a replication of an existing python script in order to compare "apples to apples". The point of this project is to prove that FME can process "big data" ...
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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 convert micostation v8 dgn to IFS in FME?

I have a 3D model saved in dgn format as V8. This may be initially created in Bentley AECOsim. I can't able to convert it to IFC format? I added reader as dgn(v8) and writer as IFC in FME workbench. ...
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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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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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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 using “&” as the first character in a default published parameter?

I need to use the "&" as the first character in my published parameter (a text parameter). It seems that using & as the first character makes an error in the parameter. Any workarounds? ...
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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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Select and modify attributes in FME?

I am new to FME but used to ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I am trying to figure out how to select rows based on an attribute and then change the values in the selected rows by a simple formula in FME. The ...
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Convert .dwg to .shp via FME

I'm attempting to convert a .dwg to .shp with FME software. So far I have pulled in the .dwg, added the writer to convert to a shapefile with a specified coord system and chose the location of the ...
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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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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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retrieve rectangle from a latitude and longitude coordinates in FME

I wanted to retrieve a rectangle with FME from two points (point 1: latitude and longitude and point 2: latitude and longitude) that are stored in the postgres database in text fields: text field 1 = ...
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Point-Line shortest distance and corresponding angle using FME

I want to determine the shortest distance and especially the corresponding angle from a point to a polyline. A solution using FME would be strongly preferred.
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...