Extracts appearance style(s) from the front and/or back side of the geometries.

The output appearance style feature can either be an attributes-only feature or a feature with a raster geometry and attributes, depending on whether the extracted appearance has textures on it or not. It will be output from the Appearance port.

If a geometry does not have any appearances that were extracted from it because the Geometry XQuery did not match any part of it, the feature will be output through the Unmatched port.

If a geometry does not have any appearances that were extracted from it because it had none to extract , the feature will be output through the <Rejected> port, with a rejection code added of MISSING_GEOMETRY_APPEARANCE.

For more information on appearance support in FME, see Appearances.


Input Ports

Output Ports


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.

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