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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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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 ...
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FME Writing Geo-database relationship classes

I am reading geodatabase using ESRI File reader and this geodatabase contains feature classes with relationship classes. I am trying to write them as it is to another geodatabase. The problem is ...
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FME Keeping attributes of individual polylines joined together by LineJoiner transformer

Quick Q: I've seen some other questions around this but not quite what I'm looking to do. Hopefully it's simple. I have a series of lines that I want to join together using the LineJoiner transformer....
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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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Creating index file in FME 2018?

Is there a transformer to create a index file for my shapefile output? As a .qix file on QGIS.
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Understanding FME error?

When I launch a treatment on FME 2018 the following message will appear : CSV reader: Detected excess data and/or delimiters in addition to the defined schema in line XXXX Note that the ...
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Vector data - .xml to CAD conversion

I have .xml file which involves geometry data I would like to convert into .dwg/.dgn/.shp file. File is written in Danish and I am not sure if that can be a problem. I am trying to use FME software ...
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Filtering multiple values (more than 2) using XML filter for WFS?

I'm having a problem using WFS XML filter. I'm trying to read only 6 features from entire dataset and I get the following error: I wrote query in SQL and need to convert it to XML: "SAV_ID" IN (21,...
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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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What is happening different to my TIFF between export data and arcpy

I am working in FME with TIFFs downloaded from sentinel-1 (SAR). These TIFFs display correctly in ArcMap but in FME is loses its spatial reference and a bound box calculation gives the number of ...
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FME wont create the data files correctly?

I try to create the georeferencing files which contains only the one text line like the bounding box coordinates and name (ymin, xmin, ymax, xmax, name) (like: 6635000 3270000 6640000 3275000 18n1a2a)....
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How IFC to cityGML conversion works

I have an IFC file which I want to convert into CityGML format and I found FME tool that allows me to do this job. But unfortunately it is not exporting my complete information into city GML, like ...
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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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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 ...