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Draws input point, line and polygon features onto a numeric raster filled with the background value. The Z coordinates of the input vector features are used to generate pixel values. Features without Z coordinates will be discarded.

Note: Only the Group By attributes are preserved by this transformer. The output feature will also be supplied with an fme_basename attribute equal to the transformer name.


Raster Properties




Ground Extents

Related Transformers

This transformer is intended for producing elevation rasters. For producing color images, use the ImageRasterizer instead.

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.

Transformer Categories


FME Licensing Level

FME Professional edition and above


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Tags Keywords: MBR "minimum bounding rectangle" pointcloud