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Where can I find BLN2SHP

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Hello:

As you may already know, except for very specialized purposes, use of Jim Keir's BLN2SHP appears to have been deprecated in the FS development community in favor of other GUI-based methods of creating FSX CVX vector content via SBuilder, ADE, FSX-KML, etc..

Use of XML2SHP by Winfried Orthmann has apparently also been deprecated for the same reasons... it's easier to create scenery via a 3rd party GUI, and other *.SHP file generation utility *.DLLs have become available for programmers to use.

http://www.ptsim.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=5095


However, for those using BLN2SHP for a specialized workflow, and for those interested in having a copy for posterity, BLN2SHP is in the BLNMarker package "Programas" by jcboliveira in a thread at simFlight (registered users must login to download):

http://forum.simflight.com/topic/43538-imagens-do-fsx/ (use this page to login)

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pt&u=http://forum.simflight.com/topic/43538-imagens-do-fsx/&prev=/search?q=http://forum.simflight.com/topic/43538-imagens-do-fsx/&biw=1138&bih=570 (translated version)

NOTE: AFAIK, registration at- and subsequent access to- simFlight Forums is "free"


BLN2SHP
and BLNMarker package "Programas" download link:

http://forum.simflight.com/index.php?app=core&module=attach&section=attach&attach_id=80763


Hope this helps ! :)

GaryGB
 
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Thx Gary for the reply. I was able to find a work-around for my issue. Seems I always find my answers after I post, ha!
 
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