Slows down the flow of features through the workspace.

Usage Notes

  • This transformer may be used to force Individual Mode processing on Bulk Mode features by setting Delay Per Feature (Seconds) to 0. For more information on Bulk Mode, see How FME Improves Performance with Bulk Mode.


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.

Transformer Type


Related Transformers

This transformer is commonly used in conjunction with the HTTPCaller to slow down web requests and avoid overwhelming the target server.

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Keywords: FeatureDelayer FeatureThrottler FeatureRateLimiter