Constructs features from XML documents via xfMaps.
The XMLFeatureMapper uses a set of rules to map XML data into FME features. These mapping rules are defined in xfMap documents. See the XML reader documentation for more information regarding the xfMap.
This transformer accepts any feature.
These are the features that are extracted from the XML source document via the specified xfMap.
Features with and invalid input document or xfMap document are output at this port.
Determines whether the XML Source will be specified using an XML file or as an attribute value.
Specifies the XML file to be used as the XML Source.
Specifies the attribute whose value is the XML Source.
Single xfMap file/Embedded xfMap script/Attribute with xfMap script: The xfMap document may be specified as a single xfMap file, embedded within the transformer, or as the value of a feature attribute.
Multiple xfMaps files: Multiple xfMap files may be specified to map the same source XML document.
XRS file: An XRS (XML Reader Switch) File allows the XMLFeatureMapper to automatically configure itself to read "known" XML datasets without the need to specify in advance the appropriate xfMap(s). If no xfMap and no XRS are specified for this transformer, then the default XRS document is used. The default XRS document is named xrs.xml, and it is located in the xml/xrs subfolder of the FME installation folder. For more information regarding the XRS, see the XML Reader documentation in Workbench Help > FME Readers and Writers Reference.
Specifies the name for the attribute whose default value is the file path of the XML document or an empty string if the XML document was specified wholly as an attribute value; the XML Source Value parameter can be used to override these default values.
Specifies the value to be used by the attribute specified by the XML Source Name parameter.
Sets the name for the attribute that enumerates the features mapped per XML document.
Sets the name for the attribute to store the feature type for the mapped features.
Setting this parameter to Yes will merge the attributes from the input feature to the output features.
Exposes any attributes so they can be used by other transformers. Type directly in the text box or click the browse button to display the editor and add attributes there.
Editing Transformer Parameters
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FME Licensing Level
FME Professional edition and above
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