Adds an attribute containing the original feature type of a feature.
Name of the attribute that is created by this transformer.
The feature may have lost its original feature type if it was already processed through a transformer that does not preserve attributes (and you did not Group By that feature type). In this case, the attribute added will have an empty string as its value.
Exposing the fme_feature_type attribute on the original source feature type may be an easier and more reliable way to work with feature types. Click the Properties button on the original feature type, and choose the Format Attributes tab:
Editing Transformer Parameters
Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.
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