Simulates the ArcSDE conversion on a feature by performing ArcSDE translation, scaling, and coordinate snapping. Also removes duplicate vertices resulting from snapping multiple formerly separate vertices to the same grid point. These coordinates will also be recorded in a list attribute.

If the feature was an aggregate feature, the ArcSDE conversion is executed individually on each geometry in the aggregate feature.

Input Ports

Output Ports


Usage Notes

The ArcSDE simulation is executed only when all coordinates of the geometry are within the valid range defined by the ArcSDE format. Otherwise, the conversion is cancelled and the error attribute ‘_ArcSDE_Error’ is added to the feature. Currently, the only value of the error attribute is ‘out of bounds’ which occurs when a geometry contains a coordinate that lays outside the calculated domain.

Note that illegal geometries, such as areas with dangles, will not be checked for validity on the ArcSDE format.

Arcs and ellipses passed through the ArcSDEGridSnapper will be stroked into lines; this matches the behavior of the ArcSDE writer, which does not support the storage of these types of geometries.

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.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.

FME Licensing Level

FME Professional Edition and above

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