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Generates a shaded relief effect, useful for visualizing terrain.

Each selected input band will be converted to a GRAY8 band with hillshade values between 0 and 255. Additionally, if Interpolate Nodata is set to No or if the band has a nodata value, an additional ALPHA8 band will be generated, with a value of 0 where the input was nodata and a value of 255 where the input was data.

Note that the horizontal and vertical units are expected to be equal. If this is not the case, the Scaler may be used prior to this transformer to apply an appropriate scale factor.

Input Ports


Usage Notes

This transformer supports raster band selection. The RasterSelector can be used to modify this selection.

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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FME Licensing Level

FME Professional edition and above

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