ArcGIS Meets FME

You know the tools in ArcGIS. But what is it called in FME? Use this quick Reference to look up ArcGIS Tools and FME Transformers.

ArcGIS Tool Name:

Add Field

FME Transformer Name:

AttributeCreator

Tool descriptions

Add Field

AttributeCreator

Add new fields to the layer attribute table.

Add Join

FeatureMerger

Joins a layer to another layer or table based on a common field.

Add XY Coordinates

CoordinateExtractor

Retrieves the XY values based on the coordinate system of the features.

Alter Field

AttributeManager

Rename attribute names.

Buffer

Bufferer

Creates buffer polygons around input features to a specified distance

Field Calculator

AttributeManager

Calculate attribute value based on other fields.

Concatenate Field

StringConcatenator

Concatenate multiple fields to a single fields

Clip

Clipper

Creates a feature class based on the geometry of another feature class.

Delete Field

AttributeManager

Delete attribute fields

Dissolve

Dissolver

Aggregates features based on specified attributes.

Erase

AreaOnAreaOverlayer

Delete overlaping features.

Find and Replace

StringReplacer

Search and replace attribute values.

Identity

AreaOnAreaOverlayer

Identify overlaping features.

Interset

AreaOnAreaOverlayer

Identify overlaping features.

Merge

Aggregator

Combines multiple datasets into a single dataset.

Near

NeighborFinder

Finds the closest feature to the input feature and calculates the distance.

Project

Reprojector

Projects spatial data from one coordinate system to another.

Select by Attribute

Tester

Extracts features from a layer using a selection or expression.

Select Layer By Attribute

AttributeFilter

Extracts features from a layer using a selection or expression.

Select Layer By Location

SpatialFilter

Selects features based on a spatial relationship to features in another layer.

Sort

Sorter

Reorders (in ascending or descending) records in a feature class or table.

Spatial Join

SpatialRelator

Join layers based on spatial relationship.

Split

AreaOnAreaOverlayer

Splits an input with overlaying features.

Truncate Field

SubstringExtractor

Truncating an existing value from the range of characters specified

Union

AreaOnAreaOverlayer

Join layers based on spatial relationship.

XY Table To Point

VertexCreator

Creates a new point feature class based on the coordinates from a table.