Saves a copy of all the features that enter to a disk file.
This disk file can later be "played back" in the subsequent workspace by using the Player, or viewed using the FME Universal Viewer.
Specifies the output .ffs file.
- If the mode is RECORD_PASS_THROUGH, the transformer will record each feature it receives and immediately pass it through to the rest of the FME for further processing.
- If the mode is RECORD, the transformer will record each feature it receives but wait until the end of translation before it sends all recorded features through to the rest of the FME for processing. This method is useful because if one of the features causes the FME translation to fail, the feature file will be complete and usable, whereas if a failure occurs when using the RECORD_PASS_THROUGH mode, the feature file may not be usable.
Indicates how much compression will be applied to the output recording. The higher the number, the more compression, the smaller the output file, and the more CPU that will be expended to make it.
Specifies how the bytes of the features will be laid out in the disk file. If the file is only going to be used on the same platform where it was produced, the NATIVE choice is the best. Otherwise, it can be forced to use BIG or LITTLE endian.
When this option is set to Yes, schemas will be recorded and stored in the output FFS file. If it is set to No (default), schemas will not be passed along to the output file.
If Yes, a spatial index (.fsi) file is written alongside the output .ffs file. An index allows for efficient spatial queries, such as clipping to a search envelope or finding a specified feature. Note that if a spatial index is created, Compression Level is ignored, and a non-compressed .ffs file is output to allow for efficient random access.
Provides a level of password protection for the created file. Before the file can be read, the password will have to be reentered.
Sets the feature type for the feature inside the FFS file. If no attribute is given, a default feature type is provided.
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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