FME Transformers: 2024.1



Adds an attribute containing the original feature type of a feature.

Usage Notes

The feature may have lost its original feature type if it was already processed through a transformer that does not preserve attributes (and you did not Group By that feature type). In this case, the attribute added will have an empty string as its value.

Exposing the fme_feature_type attribute on the original source feature type may be an easier and more reliable way to work with feature types:

  • Click the parameters button on the original feature type.
  • Select the Format Attributes tab.
  • Enable the checkbox beside fme_feature_type attribute.
  • Click OK to apply the change and close the dialog.



Editing Transformer Parameters

Transformer parameters can be set by directly entering values, using expressions, or referencing other elements in the workspace such as attribute values or user parameters. Various editors and context menus are available to assist. To see what is available, click beside the applicable parameter.

For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

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