Note

This documents the development version of NetworkX. Documentation for the current release can be found here.

networkx.readwrite.nx_shp.write_shp

write_shp(G, outdir)[source]

Writes a networkx.DiGraph to two shapefiles, edges and nodes. Nodes and edges are expected to have a Well Known Binary (Wkb) or Well Known Text (Wkt) key in order to generate geometries. Also acceptable are nodes with a numeric tuple key (x,y).

“The Esri Shapefile or simply a shapefile is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software 1.”

Parameters

outdir (directory path) – Output directory for the two shapefiles.

Returns

Return type

None

Examples

nx.write_shp(digraph, ‘/shapefiles’) # doctest +SKIP

References

1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapefile