Integrate Digital Line Graph (DLG) Using FME

Use FME to create data conversion workflows that move data from the Digital Line Graph vector format into hundreds of others for use exactly where and how you need.

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Solve Digital Line Graph (DLG) Interoperability Problems with FME

Convert Digital Line Graph vector data into any of the hundreds of formats supported by FME including:

  • ArcGIS SHP
  • MapInfo TAB
  • KML
  • JPEG and other rasters
  • and many more

FME gives you complete control over DLG translations with transformation tools that style and restructure data to suit your exact needs. Plus, once constructed, FME workflows run automatically and can be used for future DLG data conversion tasks, helping to improve your overall productivity.

About Digital Line Graph (DLG)

Digital Line Graph (DLG) is a published ASCII format developed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Federal Agency and is intended to assist in data exchange with the National Digital Cartographic Data Base (NDCDB).

Common Conversions

FME lets you integrate many applications and file formats. Here are some of the ways our users convert Digital Line Graph (DLG).

Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API)
Esri ArcGIS Shapefile (SHP)
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The table below outlines how Digital Line Graph (DLG) is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

Product OS
FME Desktop FME Server FME Cloud Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit Linux Mac
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