Converts an attribute's value from one numeric system (base) to another, putting the resulting value in a new attribute. The base is the number of unique digits, including zero, that a positional numeral system uses to represent numbers.

The most common base values are 2 (binary), 10 (decimal) and 16 (hexadecimal), and 8 (octal). The BaseConverter supports bases from 2 (binary) to 36 (hexatridecimal / sexatrigesimal).


Input Ports

Output Ports



What if you want to convert a Microstation color to a KML color?

  • Expose the, and attributes.
  • Add three BaseConverter transformers.
  • Edit the parameters so that each transformer converts one of the color values from base 10 to base 16.
  • Use a StringConcatenator to combine the three color strings.

Usage Notes

  • This transformer supports only unsigned whole numbers. It does not handle fractions or decimal points.
  • This transformer supports very large numbers.
  • Digits are chosen from the set below. Any lowercase digits are automatically converted to uppercase unless Case Change is set to lowercase.


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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