Ghshp
(by Hiteca)
Grasshopper plugin to import and export ESRI Shapefile. Plugin written in pyhton and using pyshp module
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Grasshopper plugin to import and export ESRI Shapefile. Plugin written in pyhton and using pyshp module

Installation

1. Install GhPython

  • Download zip http://www.food4rhino.com/app/ghpython. Tested with 0.6.0.3.
  • In Grasshopper, choose File > Special Folders > Components folder. Save the gha file there.
  • Right-click the file > Properties > make sure there is no "blocked" text
  • Restart Rhino and Grasshopper

2. Install pyshp

  • Plugin developed for using in native python environment while Grasshopper is using IronPython. So installation of the module requires a bit of creativity.
  • Download pyshp zip achive https://github.com/GeospatialPython/pyshp/archive/1.2.12.zip
  • Extract it to C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\scripts. Final path to shapefile.py should be ...Rhinoceros\5.0\scripts\shapefile.py

3. Extract UserObjects

  • Download zip archive https://github.com/Hiteca/ghShp/archive/master.zip
  • In Grasshopper, choose File > Special Folders > User Objects folder. Save two .userobject files from zip into this folder.
  • Find new buttons under "Extra" tab > "Hiteca"
     
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